Upon my retirement over five years ago, my time has been mine to manage. When I think “I’d rather be…” I have to say “…and what/who is stopping me?”
Jello on Willow Stump
Jello at sunrise
As I scrolled through my ever-expanding email inbox this morning, I realized “I’d rather create a post,” so here is a collage of some of my favorite activities!
I’d Rather Be…
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It was a mild weekend at Long Beach — the marsh is shrinking at a time when I expect it to be growing. On a walk yesterday, I picked a few miniature daffodils growing where they appeared to have naturalized in the dunes. In addition, pussy willows — a plant I loved as a child — are in full fur!
Narcissus ‘Tete- a-Tete’ and Salix discolor in champaign stem.
As the sun set over the Pacific Ocean it back-lit the bouquet — a lovely sight!
Thanks to Cathy at Rambling in the Garden, for inspiration as the northern hemisphere exits winter and enters early spring!
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Finally a challenge just right for this series of photos I took at Beach Haven in July, 2012!
Orcas Island, WA. USA
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For this week’s photo challenge I’m digging into my recent and ancient archives for shots I’ve taken with just this sort of theme in mind. So often when I see something in nature it strikes me as “other worldly” – here are three favorites!
Out of This World