Category Archives: pacific ocean

~ Ruddy Turnstone ~

In response to my end-of year favorites post, Steve Morey of theoutershores blog, wondered what the Ruddy Turnstone I featured might be eating. Since I had were a few more nice snaps of the bird, here is a gallery. “Ruddy … Continue reading

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~ Wordless Wednesday ~ Starting with a Clean Slate ~

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~ Lens-Artists Weekly Photo Challenge #77: Best in Show 2019 ~

Birds are clearly the stars in my 2019 roundup of favorite photos. To me, these captures reveal the grace, beauty, power and stunning adaptability of our avian co-creatures. Brown Pelicans rest in the surf on their way north in early … Continue reading

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~ Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: Two of Anything ~

Two crows perched upon Clark’s Tree Sculpture, along the Discovery Trail, Long Beach, WA ~ USA Morning light on Long Beach, from early autumn through late spring is both defining and forgiving. Light diffused through fog sets the mood for … Continue reading

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~ Wordless Wednesday ~

~ Porcupine Trail ~

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~ Wordless Wednesday ~ Rollers and Breakers ~

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #71: Creepy ~ (Warning – arachnophobes beware!) ~

When my flesh crawls andĀ all my sensesĀ go into high alert, I usually don’t hang around to take pictures! I love photographing and learning about creepy-crawlies like spiders, bugs, snails and other flightless critters I come upon in my rambles. Growing … Continue reading

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