Category Archives: outdoors

~ Sweet Life In Motion ~ Cee’s B&W Photo Challenge: Candid Shots ~ Unposed People + Animals In The Wild ~

Sweet life in motion wind – wave – sand – energy flows earth finds her balance   Thanks to Cee for another stimulating challenge!  

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~ Wildfire Consequences ~

The Eagle Creek fire in the Columbia Gorge continues to burn just eighteen miles east from where I live.  Though my community is not in danger of burning, the air standard has been awful the past two weeks. Yesterday, the … Continue reading

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~ Hidden ~ Cee’s Just For Fun Challenge ~

While walking the trail to the beach, I was chasing after red Damselflies that were everywhere — but kept moving out of camera shot quickly.  When I saw a stem of dune grass move, I leaned down to see what … Continue reading

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~Shorebirds ~ Wordless Wednesday ~

 

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~ Where’s The Deer? ~ WPC: Waiting ~

At the crest of a knoll in the dunes, Jello stops, looks, sniffs and waits! White-tail deer reside in the area and Jello has encountered them on our walk through the dunes before.  Not this morning though!  Waiting  

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~ Texture Of Life — Cee’s B&W Photo Challenge ~

Land Snail – Lewis & Clark Discovery Trail – Long Beach, WA – August 8, 2017. Since Cee likes more than one image in her challenges — I offer these extras!

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~ Natures Design ~ WPC: Structure ~

Why is this adult Canada Goose lingering at the edge of the reeds, and wherefore such a malignant eye on me?  Could there be a nest nearby?   This week we are challenged to “notice the structure of everyday things … Continue reading

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