Category Archives: travel

~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge: Cooling ~

Yes, I have been busy with other important facets of my life, yet I’ve missed posting regularly. Now I see that Tina Schell, and three other bloggers (previously unknown to me) have developed a consortium to provide those who loved … Continue reading

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~ Rising Crow ~ WPC: Sunrise – Sunset ~

If you browse my WordPress site you will find many lovely sunset photos taken at Beach Haven, Orcas Island, WA – USA.   However, in this challenge I’ve decided to opt for a subtle sunrise shot taken on a morning … Continue reading

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~ Beach Haven View ~ WPC: Variations On A Theme ~

For this week’s challenge, I offer a slideshow of the view toward Waldron and Saturna Islands, from Cabin 1 at Beach Haven, Orcas Island, WA – USA.  For thirty years this was my go to place to center and ground myself … Continue reading

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~ Last Morning At The Beach + WPC: Serene ~

At 8:30 Friday morning, Jello and I took our final walk to the beach for this visit.  It was overcast and cool with a steady northerly wind, but no rain. The pounding surf has stirred layers of sand into fascinating … Continue reading

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~ A Week At Long Beach ~ Thursday ~

This morning I awoke early and made the mistake of turning on TV news. Within a half hour my frame of mind matched the grey skies outside, so I turned media off.  Though my mood lightened, my senses had been … Continue reading

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~ A Week At Long Beach + WPC: Serene ~

Our morning didn’t start out serene — quite the opposite! Around 4:30 a wild call from outside aroused both Jello and me. “Loon?” — I wondered — “not at this time of day!”  Then the yips started — little barks … Continue reading

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~ A Week At Long Beach – Tuesday + WPC: Transformation ~

Lucky for me, Jello forces me up around 7:00 to get her breakfast and take her out.  Though the wind was strong and there was a light rain, we made it to the beach and back without getting soaked! However, … Continue reading

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