Category Archives: nature

~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #9: Action ~

I have been out of action on WP this past week while my sister and I travelled to northern Idaho to visit our cousins, Duncan and David. We had reunited with Duncan (after thirty-odd years of not being in contact), … Continue reading

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~ Willow Stump Garden One Year Later ~ Wordless Wednesday ~

   

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~ Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: Mirror images or reflections ~

Reflections and mirror images abound in nature, though taking out color makes this challenge more tricky!  Jello paused just long enough for me to snap this shot with her reflection and shadow in the receding tide at Long Beach, WA. … Continue reading

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~ Wordless Wednesday ~ Eye Spy ~

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~ Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Week 4 ~

This week Cee offers an array of subjects for us to choose to contribute to her Fun Foto Challenge. Photos of jet plane contrails reflecting on the calm surface of Odell Lake, Oregon, are among my favorites. Clouds also fit the … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge: Patterns ~ Bugs & Critters ~

Bugs and butterflies have attracted me since my childhood; from their lovely textures and patterns, to their ability to blend-in with their environment. Here are a few from my recent wanderings through fields and meadows.  Other critters also use the … Continue reading

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~ Dog Days ~ Climate Transformation ~

This region is about to surpass the last record for number of days with temperatures at or above 90f (33c). No doubt about it – dog days are here. Jello soaks up healing from warm gravel and sunshine. Once sufficiently … Continue reading

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