Category Archives: travel

~ 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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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #26: Photographic Review of 2018 ~

To finish off the Lens-Artists Photo Challenges for 2018, Leya, Photographic Review of 2018, invites us to review our year and pick photos that capture our memories most vividly. To keep myself from getting totally lost in this challenge, I decided to … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Challenge #20 – Open Sesame: Doors and Doorways ~

“Follow your bliss and the universe will open doors for you where there were only walls.” Joseph Campbell It comes as no surprise that I have very few photos of doors in my archives!  However, I do have a few … Continue reading

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~ 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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