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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #46: Delicate ~ Butterflies ~

All week I’ve contemplated what to post for this challenge. Seeing a Gray Whale that had washed up on the beach because it was starving, had me thinking about the delicate balance of life in our ecosystem. But, those images … 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: 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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~ Sunshine – In A Vase On Monday ~

Eight years ago I converted a swath of my front lawn into flower beds, with the purpose of creating a perennial border of bird and butterfly friendly plants. Today’s salt glaze pottery vase holds blossoms from those gardens. Black-eyed Susan, … Continue reading

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~ Oregon Swallowtail ~ Friday Flyers ~

Be it bird, bug, butterfly, leaf, or seed – if it is something from nature that’s in the air, it’s a Friday Flyer. (Papilio oregonius, sometimes classified as Papilio machaon oregonius[1] or Papilio bairdii oregonius[2]) The adult Oregon swallowtail has … Continue reading

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Life ~ Weekly Photo Challenge ~ Muse

This past week’s photo challenge asked us to select a place or scene that serves as a muse. The more I thought about it and cast about for ideas, the more I realized that everything around me is my muse; … Continue reading

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Razzle-Dazzle Yellow ~ Weekly Photo Challenge ~ Colors of the Rainbow

Yellow adds cheer wherever it shows up — from soft creamy pastels to brilliant bolds — something about yellow keeps me smiling from sunrise to sunset! If you wish to view others in this series of rainbow color collages, just … Continue reading

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