Category Archives: nature

~ Wordless Wednesday ~ Brown Pelicans and Friends ~

Wishing everyone safeĀ harbor, as we navigate uncharted waters.šŸ¾

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #107 ~ Winter ~

As autumn gives way to winter, colder days with wind and rain, stripĀ deciduous trees bare. A crisp icy fragrance bites on the edge of the breeze, hinting ofĀ frosty nights. Queen Anne’s Lace has scattered her seed – ice crusts the … Continue reading

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~ Wordless Wednesday ~ Northern Red-shafted Flicker ~

  Wishing everyone safeĀ harbor, as we navigate uncharted waters.šŸ¾

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~ Lens-Artists Weekly Photo Challenge #106: Autumn ~

  Summer blossoms fade, as fruit and seedĀ ripen into autumn’s brilliance, while fields and gardens bulge with nature’s bounty. As our sun sets ever-farther southwest,Ā days shift cooler –Ā nights longer.   Rich cinnamon scentsĀ from fallen fruitĀ and withering berries swirl with woodsmoke … Continue reading

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~ Wordless Wednesday ~

Wishing everyone safeĀ harbor, as we navigate uncharted waters.šŸ¾

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~ Wordless Wednesday ~

Wishing everyone safeĀ harbor, as we navigate uncharted waters. šŸ¾

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~Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #103: Surprise ~

  Sometimes I take a photo, like the one below, of a subject (Bufflehead duck) and I’m disappointed when the featured subject is unclear. Then, when I look at the same photograph as a composition, I am pleasantly surprised! ~~~ … Continue reading

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~ Wordless Wednesday ~ Perfect Pairs ~

Wishing everyone safeĀ harbor, as we continue to navigate uncharted waters. šŸ¾

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge # 102: A Quiet Moment ~

Quiet moments for me happen when what I see is in harmony with itself and fills me with a sense of internal peace. Being a true introvert, I relax when I have the opportunity to quiet my brain and focus … Continue reading

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~ Wordless Wednesday ~ Downy Fledgling ~

Wishing everyone safeĀ harbor, as we navigate uncharted waters. šŸ¾  

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