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~ Report from the Edge of a Continent ~

Easter morning is sunny and calm. White-crowned Sparrows call from trees along the Discovery Trail, and an immature Bald Eagle sweeps above me with a fish in its talons. As I crest the berm to the beach, low tide and … Continue reading

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~ Report From the Edge of a Continent ~

“A calm will descent and there’s peace at the end of the darkest night, sometimes I cry sometimes I fly like a bird.”  Boz Scaggs The Darkest Night The Worst Hard Time Grapes of Wrath The Day the Earth Stood … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #91: Simplicity ~

“Smell the sea and feel the sky Let your soul and spirit fly Into the mystic.” Van Morrison Land, ocean and sky – essential elements of life – in a quiet moment between rainstorms. April 1, 2020.  In the hierarchy … Continue reading

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~ Wordless Wednesday ~ A Breath of Fresh Air ~

   

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~ Lens-Artist Photo Challenge #90: Distance ~

Distance has several distinct, yet connected meanings. In its essence it is the space between two things or people. Wind turbines atop the Columbia River Gorge demonstrate visual distance and symbolize the conceptual distance between Washington State, and current Washington … Continue reading

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~ Wordless Wednesday ~ Wings ~

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~ Social Distancing Made Easy ~

As it turns out, my husband and I have been staying at our condominium in Long Beach, WA the past ten days, while the Corona virus pandemic has evolved. When Governor Inslee announced a “stay in place” order last Monday, … Continue reading

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~ Wordless Wednesday ~

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #89: A River Runs Through It ~

My father taught me at an early age that if ever I was lost in a wilderness area, to remember the words from a song by Bob Nolan ,”…somehow it leads me home if I just follow the stream.” Creeks … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artist Weekly Photo Challenge: Chaos ~

Koyannisqatsi, a Hopi Indian word meaning “life out of balance,” is the theme of my response to Leya’s challenge. Last spring, as Gray Whales migrated from Mexico to Alaska, 121 were found washed up on west coast beaches, including one … Continue reading

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