Tag Archives: beagles

~ Wake Me Up When It’s Over ~

Jello’s reaction to all the renewal, and holiday decorating chaos! Wishing everyone safe harbor, as we navigate uncharted waters.🐾

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~ Report from the Edge of a Continent ~ Storm Surge ~

Friday morning, November 13: Evidence of a storm brewing. Big clouds stream from the south along our western horizon. Deposits of wave generated sea foam extend along the shoreline at ebb tide. Sunday, November 15. Yesterday and today, gale force … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Challenge #120 – What A Treat! ~

What a treat: to awaken to the rumble of the Pacific Ocean in the distance, to breathe the essence of salt sea air on a crisp Autumn day,  to feel the sun’s warmth on my shoulders, is it breaks through … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge 119: My Hideaway ~

Leya has invited us to show our favorite hideaway this week. As it happens, I have two special places to relax, write, read and think. When we’re home in Vancouver during the summertime, my hideaway is under a bower near … Continue reading

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~ Lens Artists Photo Challenge 118: Communication ~ Jello Talk ~

I’ve loved animals all my life, and though my childhood dream of being a Veterinarian didn’t materialize, I did turn into a pretty good dog-whisperer. Jello is the fifth Beagle we’ve welcomed into our family. She was four when we … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge 114: Negative Spaces ~

I love wide open spaces. In photography the absence of distractions makes the subject POP, sometimes creating a sense of calm and peace, and other times providing space for visual drama. Juvenile Western Gull (Larus Occidentals) scavenges the shoreline, Long … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge 112 ~ Pick A Word ~

  Comfortable Jello loves it when we are at our beach condo. This is her favorite spot to rest and relax after a romp through the dunes! Growing If you follow my blog, you know I am a bird lover. … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge 111 ~ Everyday Objects ~ Tools That Work ~

   I love tools, like this crock of kitchen utensils, at hand beside my stove-top. To be at ease, I want the tools on the kitchen counter to be both functional and aesthetically pleasing, like the hand-made ceramic herb jars, and … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #107 ~ Winter ~

As autumn gives way to winter, colder days with wind and rain, strip deciduous trees bare. A crisp icy fragrance bites on the edge of the breeze, hinting of frosty nights. Queen Anne’s Lace has scattered her seed – ice crusts the … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #105: Spring ~

  When threat of frost is almost past, as hydrangea leaves sprout and daffodil blossoms swell within their green sheaths, a new year begins. With fresh life emerging, I creep out of winter’s cave to embrace being once again. wind-stirred … Continue reading

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