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~ Wordless Wednesday ~ Eye Spy ~

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge: Patterns ~ Bugs & Critters ~

Bugs and butterflies have attracted me since my childhood; from their lovely textures and patterns, to their ability to blend-in with their environment. Here are a few from my recent wanderings through fields and meadows.  Other critters also use the … Continue reading

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~ Hornet’s Nest? ~ WPC: Unlikely ~

While walking with Jello on a wooded trail in our neighborhood, I stepped over this strange looking outgrowth. I leaned in closer to take a picture and was soon threatened by one of the hornets that were working the outgrowth. … Continue reading

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~ Familiar Strangers ~ WPC: Out Of This World ~

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” – … Continue reading

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~ Sand Circles ~ WPC: Rounded ~

  Patterns in ocean sand have always piqued my curiosity.   When the wind blows at Long Beach WA, dune grass is stirred.  The tips tap against the ever-shifting sands – creating a pattern – forever in flux. Fellow WordPress … Continue reading

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~ Back of Things ~ Cee’s B&W Photo Challenge ~

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~ Hidden ~ Cee’s Just For Fun Challenge ~

While walking the trail to the beach, I was chasing after red Damselflies that were everywhere — but kept moving out of camera shot quickly.  When I saw a stem of dune grass move, I leaned down to see what … Continue reading

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