Category Archives: plants

~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #108 ~ Sanctuary ~

Over the course of 35 years nurturing the flora of my back yard, it has become a bird sanctuary. Tall trees, medium shrubs and ground cover provide safe haven for Black-capped and Chestnut-backed Chickadees, Bushtits, Oregon Junco, Spotted Towhee, Bewick … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #99: Old and New ~

The challenge from Amy this week is to show both old and new in our photography. A hand-forged metal wagon wheel leans against a contemporary building. Circa 1850, Chinese water bucket hosts a living plant. A hand carved Carousel goat … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #81: Find Something Red ~

Patti asks us to add some cheer to the dreary darkness of winter by sharing photos with a pop of red. Since it’s raining and mostly monotone in Long Beach, WA right now, I’ve reached into my archives to find … Continue reading

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~ Wordless Wednesday ~ Frosty Kinnikinnick ~

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~ Wordless Wednesday ~ La-de-da de-la-de-dum, ’tis autumn* ~

Songwriter: Henry Nemo ‘Tis Autumn

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #67: Layered ~

Low tide at Beard’s Hollow, provides a peek into the geology and ecology of this region where the North American Continent and the Pacific Ocean meet, on the north shore of the Columbia River. Buffeted by wind and waves over … Continue reading

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~ Wordless Wednesday ~ Frosted Ferns ~

 

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~ Cee’s Flower Of The Day Challenge ~

Often on my trecks through forests and trails I see flora that is fascinating and I just have to take a picture to commemorate the life forms I’m seeing.   Like these colonies of toadstools nestled among ferns, moss and … Continue reading

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~ Garden Welcome ~ Wordless Wednesday ~

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~ Dancing Wu Li Master ~ WPC: Twisted ~

On May 6, as Jello and I were on our walk, this parrot tulip in a neighbor’s yard stopped me in my tracks! It brings to my mind the title of Gary Zukav’s book, ┬áThe Dancing Wu Li Masters. “…the … Continue reading

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