Category Archives: wildlife

~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #150 ~ Let’s Get Wild! ~

Those who regularly visit my blog know I’m a child of the wild. Though in my youth I may have been a wild child – these days I’m a happy old lady who feels blessed to live at the edge … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #129: Favorite images from 2020 ~

In mid-March, Creighton, Jello and I were enjoying time at our condominium at the Breakers in Long Beach, when Washington Governor Inslee, issued a stay in place decree. We compared the coronavirus case-count/death-count for Clark County (145/8) and Pacific County … Continue reading

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~Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #103: Surprise ~

  Sometimes I take a photo, like the one below, of a subject (Bufflehead duck) and I’m disappointed when the featured subject is unclear. Then, when I look at the same photograph as a composition, I am pleasantly surprised! ~~~ … Continue reading

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~ Sunday Surprise ~

Sunday morning, while I was making coffee and getting ready for our walk, Jello started baying at the sliding glass door and trying like crazy to climb over it! The last time she made this kind of a ruckus, was when … Continue reading

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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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~ Wordless Wednesday ~

~ Porcupine Trail ~

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #69: Seeing Double ~

“Have you heard the news ~ the world goes on by twos.” 🐾 I love spiderwebs dripping with dew. These two on either side of a provocatively stained post, are my nod to Halloween.   Two young Black-Tail bucks grazed in … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artist Photo Challenge #18: Blending In – Standing Out ~

  When I last was at Long Beach, bird migration was well underway. I’d forgotten to pack my Panasonic Lumix, so the photos in this post are from my iPhone 8. Though I could not get clear photographs of the birds, … Continue reading

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~ American Wigeon (?) ~ Wordless Wednesday ~

Ridgefield Wildlife Refuge – Ridgefield, WA  USA

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~ Wordless Wednesday + WPC – Mirror 2 ~

  Mirror  

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