Category Archives: nature

~ Wordless Wednesday ~ Sand Grabbers ~

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #149 – Cool Colors – Blue and Green ~

Wrap yourself in the stillness of blue ~ settle into its soft calm ~ drift along with its infinite possibilities ~ to that place of peace within. Step lightly into the freshness of green ~ feel the gentle touch of … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #148: Spots and Dots ~

What a fun challenge Leya has presented for us this week! I am currently in Long Beach, WA – one of my favorite “spots” to enjoy nature. Watching this beautiful mature Black-bellied Plover stride across the sands was a thrill … Continue reading

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~ Wordless Wednesday ~ Heavenly Light ~

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #146: Focusing on the Details ~

Flowers are blooming, shrubs are alive with fragrance and color, and spring is in full swing. Last Wednesday, I posted landscape shots of the front yard, and today I offer details of some of those lovely bloomers. Rhododendron thrive in … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #144: Taking Flight ~

Tina dished up a favorite subject for me with this challenge! I’m in Long Beach, WA – USA and have been enjoying listening to songbirds and taking photos. Though I have a vast catalog of shots I could use, I … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #142: “Life’s a Holiday on Primrose Lane” ~

Primroses bring delightful color and light to my rock garden in late winter on through the summer. Heading them and fertilizing, keeps their cheery faces blooming. Inexpensive and sold as annuals at local grocery and hardware stores, I add to … Continue reading

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~ Wordless Wednesday + Cee’s FOTD ~ Early Spring in My Garden ~

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~ Wordless Wednesday ~ Red-breasted Merganser ~

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~ Lens-Artists Challenge #139: Special Moments ~

This week, in response to Tina’s challenge to feature “moments that take your breath away,” I’ve selected five photos taken over the past five years on the Long Beach Peninsula in Washington State, USA. Each one was a gift from … Continue reading

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