Category Archives: travel

~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #45: Street Art ~

As the centennial anniversary of Washington State approached, the industries that had supported the Long Beach peninsula – timber and fishing – were declining. In 1985 Ilwaco Port Director, Bob Peterson spearheaded an effort to “paint larger-than-life murals on the … Continue reading

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~ Cee’s B&W Photo Challenge – Vanishing Point ~

 Migrating Canada Goose flock over Long Beach, WA – USA ~  Easter 2019 “…the seasons they go round and round…” Joni Mitchell  

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~ Lens-Artist Photo Challenge #41: Delicious ~

Creighton and I love fresh, crusty, classic breads; baguette, ciabatta, rustic all are favorites. We had been disappointed with what we found in local bakeries on the Long Beach peninsula – until yesterday!  We went in for scones and here … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artist Photo Challenge #40: Something Different ~

This week Tina challenges us to show something “out of the norm…something we wouldn’t normally expect from you.” Since most of my posts feature nature, this time my subject is man-made metal objects. Before Creighton and I bought the condo … Continue reading

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~ Al Young ~ Portland Roadster Show 2019 ~

Recently I enjoyed a couple afternoon hours with Al Young at the Portland Roadster Show. Al has been a friend since our undergraduate years at the University of Washington. When Creighton and I met, both he and Al resided in The … Continue reading

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~ Trail Encounter ~

As Jello and I set out for our walk to the beach this morning, we startled a Black-tail deer that was grazing in the dune meadow in front of The Breakers.  While I snapped shots with my Panasonic and iPhone, … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge # 27: My Travels ~

Though not a world traveler these days, I have visited many wonderful places in my life. My greatest joy with travel continues to be when I am exploring in nature: mountains, valleys, trees, trails, lakes, the ocean, animals, birds, butterflies … Continue reading

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