Category Archives: pacific northwest

~ 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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~ In A Vase On Monday ~

Roses and Asters in a ceramic stein made in Belgium. Dad shipped a pitcher and four steins to Mom when he was serving in Europe during WWII. The rain started falling Sunday morning and the scent of Autumn is in … Continue reading

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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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~ Resource ~ WPC: Repurpose ~

A few years ago I resurrected the storage shed enough to call it the cottage! This spring it was overdue for a facelift. I looked around at potential replacements,  but decided to use some old cedar fence-boards I’d saved — … 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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~ Song Sparrow ~

Who is this fledgling — (its tail barely a hint of what it will become) — pecking seed on my deck rail? Dark and light streaked breast white eye-brow round — squat — splay-footed — English Song Sparrow!  In spring … Continue reading

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~Shorebirds ~ Wordless Wednesday ~

 

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