Category Archives: pacific northwest

~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #96: Cropping The Shot ~

Lovely as it is, especially on Mother’s Day, yet with a bit of cropping it’s even better. Shortening the foreground brings the focus to mama Mallard and chicks. Reducing left and right borders brings the hen’s eye in line with … Continue reading

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~ Wordless Wednesday ~ Blue Sky Birds ~

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #95: All Wet, or Almost! ~

Stormy weather Rainclouds tumbling in from the Pacific Ocean announce with a rainbow that I’m about to get wet!¬† Shorebirds sometimes appear to be oblivious to the wave action around them, however I’ve never witnessed a bird being overpowered by … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge#94: At Home in Long Beach, WA ~

When we first took tours through the available units at The Breakers, on first sight I knew this was the one I wanted. Furnishings, wall colors, flooring, window treatments and linens could all be upgraded and changed. The essential attraction … Continue reading

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~ Wordless Wednesday ~ More Fine Feathered Friends ~

     

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #92: Going Back ~

For thirty years my husband and I vacationed on Orcas Island, WA – USA. Memories of the peaceful place we stayed would help power me through each year of counseling high school students. When I arrived, my body, mind and … Continue reading

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~ Wordless Wednesday ~ Spring Wings ~ April 15, 2020 ~

  Wishing everyone safe¬†harbor as we navigate uncharted waters.

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