Category Archives: pacific northwest

~ 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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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge: Time to Relax ~

At the end of the day, I enjoy peaceful moments outside listening to the birds as they gather at nearby feeders, and watching koi glean the surface in my pond.  On hot evenings, such as we have been experiencing this past … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge: Cooling ~

Yes, I have been busy with other important facets of my life, yet I’ve missed posting regularly. Now I see that Tina Schell, and three other bloggers (previously unknown to me) have developed a consortium to provide those who loved … Continue reading

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~ Birdie Breakfast Buffet ~

Out my kitchen window this morning, a flurry of feathered activity sent me running for my iPhone.

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~ Garden Welcome ~ Wordless Wednesday ~

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