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~ Cee’s Flower Of The Day ~ Purple Rain ~

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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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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #104: Summer ~

  Hydrangea blossoms      shades of blue velvet richness mood indigo ~ From rich vibrant tones to soft pastel hues, Hydrangea are one of my favorite summer show-stoppers! Birds, are everywhere in my summer gardens. They keep the grounds … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge # 102: A Quiet Moment ~

Quiet moments for me happen when what I see is in harmony with itself and fills me with a sense of internal peace. Being a true introvert, I relax when I have the opportunity to quiet my brain and focus … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #101: One Single Flower ~

Our host this week, Cee Nuner, is a master photographer with flowers one of her specialties. As a lover of gardens and flowers this challenge took me into my archives as there are few blossoms in my soggy gardens right … Continue reading

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~ Wordless Wednesday + Cee’s FOTD ~Late Winter Blooms ~

 

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #81: Find Something Red ~

Patti asks us to add some cheer to the dreary darkness of winter by sharing photos with a pop of red. Since it’s raining and mostly monotone in Long Beach, WA right now, I’ve reached into my archives to find … Continue reading

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~ Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Blue ~

“Blue is the only color which maintains its own character in all its tones…it will always stay blue.”  Raoul Dufy “I never get tired of the blue sky.”  Vincent Van Gogh Blue symbolizes trust, loyalty and confidence. “Let the blue … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #54: Detail ~

Much as in St. Malo, France, Hortensia ~ Hydrangea mycrophylla, thrives in Vancouver, USA. Over the years, I’ve planted many into my gardens. They adapt well and soon reward me with beautiful blossoms from summer to fall. Native to southern … Continue reading

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~ Wordless Wednesday ~

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