Category Archives: outdoors

~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge # 226: Textures ~

No matter the season of year, in our usually damp Pacific Northwest region, moss of many varieties thrives. I have always loved the feel of moss under my fingers and under my feet. It adds a soft quietness to many … Continue reading

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~ Wordless Wednesday ~ Light can be Both Wave and Particle ~

On this week of Thanksgiving in the USA, may we believe in peace and sharing. Please honor our earth, be kind and stay safe.🐾

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #225: Wildlife Close to Home ~

At our home on the Long Beach Peninsula, Washington State USA, the birds are my main attraction. Though there are many other wild creatures, I rarely see them close enough to photograph unless they are no longer living. Seals and … Continue reading

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~ Wordless Wednesday ~ Sanderling Flock in Flight ~

Wherever you watch life in motion, please honor our earth, be kind and stay safe.🐾

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #222: Mountains are Calling ~

Wouldn’t you know, all my photos of Mount Constitution on Orcas Island, are not on this computer! Ah well, save those old ones for another time. Here are three shots from my archives that showcase some of the lovely mountains … Continue reading

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~ Wordless Wednesday ~ Sunrise – Sunset ~

Every hour of your day, please honor our earth, be kind and stay safe.🐾

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #220: One Subject Three Ways ~

This week Patti at Pilotfishblog.com encourages us to “work the shot;” to present a subject in at least three ways to help reveal how best to show it. For my first response to this challenge, I selected photos taken while … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #218 ~ Over The Hill ~

How many hills have I crested? How many trails have I trod and what have I learned on the journey? Many hills have beckoned me in my lifetime and I find each one to be an invitation to discover more … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #213: Here Comes the Sun ~

During my thirty year career as an educator, I was up and driving to work by sunrise. Now I’m retired, I don’t see the sun come up as often! However, when I go fishing with my sister and brother-in-law we … Continue reading

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~ Wordless Wednesday ~ Stay Cool! ~

Wherever you find refreshment, please honor our earth, be kind and stay safe.🐾

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