Category Archives: pacific northwest

~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #150 ~ Let’s Get Wild! ~

Those who regularly visit my blog know I’m a child of the wild. Though in my youth I may have been a wild child – these days I’m a happy old lady who feels blessed to live at the edge … Continue reading

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~ Wordless Wednesday ~ Beach Birds ~

Wishing everyone safeĀ travels as we navigate outward once again. Please stay safe.šŸ¾

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #149 – Cool Colors – Blue and Green ~

Wrap yourself in the stillness of blue ~ settle into its soft calm ~ drift along with its infinite possibilities ~ to that place of peace within. Step lightly into the freshness of green ~ feel the gentle touch of … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #148: Spots and Dots ~

What a fun challenge Leya has presented for us this week! I am currently in Long Beach, WA – one of my favorite “spots” to enjoy nature. Watching this beautiful mature Black-bellied Plover stride across the sands was a thrill … Continue reading

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~ Wordless Wednesday ~ Heavenly Light ~

Wishing everyone safeĀ harbor, as we navigate onward. Please mask-up and stay safe.šŸ¾

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #147: Gardens ~

Amy invites us to walk through gardens this week. Though I have enjoyed other public gardens, the one I love most is the one I have created over the thirty plus years I’ve lived at my home in Vancouver, WA. … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #146: Focusing on the Details ~

Flowers are blooming, shrubs are alive with fragrance and color, and spring is in full swing. Last Wednesday, I posted landscape shots of the front yard, and today I offer details of some of those lovely bloomers. Rhododendron thrive in … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #145: Getting to Know You ~

What I love is being in nature – somewhere near water. Here are some photos of favorite places. Wishing everyone safe harbor, as we navigate onward. Please mask-up and stay safe.šŸ¾ https://scillagrace.com/2021/04/24/lens-artists-photo-challenge-145-getting-to-know-you/

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~ The Evasive Marsh Wren ~

From the middle of a thicket of vines, or on the ground amid dense marsh grass, a rattled trill calls out in defiance of my presence. Wrens are notorious for sounding like they are scolding – this one seems more … Continue reading

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~ Wordless Wednesday ~ Small Beauties ~

Wishing everyone safeĀ harbor, as we navigate onward. Please mask-up and stay safe.šŸ¾

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