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~ Report From the Edge of a Continent ~Bellyache ~  

     From fathomless depths,               after months in her belly,          heaps of human generated trash                             … Continue reading

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~ Report from the Edge of a Continent ~

Easter morning is sunny and calm. White-crowned Sparrows call from trees along the Discovery Trail, and an immature Bald Eagle sweeps above me with a fish in its talons. As I crest the berm to the beach, low tide and … Continue reading

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~ Report From the Edge of a Continent ~

“A calm will descent and there’s peace at the end of the darkest night, sometimes I cry sometimes I fly like a bird.”  Boz Scaggs The Darkest Night The Worst Hard Time Grapes of Wrath The Day the Earth Stood … Continue reading

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~ Report From the Edge of a Continent ~

In a recent NYT opinion piece, Thomas Friedman masterfully tied Donald Trump’s climate science denial with his willful ignorance and cronyism around the COVID 19 pandemic. Friedman quotes his favorite environmental teacher, Rob Watson: “Mother Nature is just chemistry, biology … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artist Photo Challenge #90: Distance ~

Distance has several distinct, yet connected meanings. In its essence it is the space between two things or people. Wind turbines atop the Columbia River Gorge demonstrate visual distance and symbolize the conceptual distance between Washington State, and current Washington … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artist Weekly Photo Challenge: Chaos ~

Koyannisqatsi, a Hopi Indian word meaning “life out of balance,” is the theme of my response to Leya’s challenge. Last spring, as Gray Whales migrated from Mexico to Alaska, 121 were found washed up on west coast beaches, including one … Continue reading

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~ Dog Days ~ Climate Transformation ~

This region is about to surpass the last record for number of days with temperatures at or above 90f (33c). No doubt about it – dog days are here. Jello soaks up healing from warm gravel and sunshine. Once sufficiently … Continue reading

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