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~ Under the Skin of Life ~ Weekly Photo Challenge ~ Boundaries – 3 ~

I was like a ripe old artichoke, with outer leaves showing the effects of age and experience  — defense systems and protective devices intact.  Yet, when pierced to the core with words and actions, the wound was painful — and … Continue reading

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~ Jello one week after being hit on a highway by a truck ~ Weekly Photo Challenge ~ Change 6 ~

*angels were everywhere *the young man who slammed on the brakes in his big utility truck, causing damage to the vehicle, but minimizing the impact on Jello, *the runner who saw it happen and came to my side asking only, … Continue reading

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~ Morning at Crescent Creek ~ Weekly Photo Challenge ~ Change ~

Misty sunrise over Crescent Creek, Willamette Pass, Oregon — USA “I have accepted fear as a part of life — specifically the fear of change…I have gone ahead despite the pounding in my heart that says: turn back…”  Erica Jong … Continue reading

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~~~ Wordless Wednesday ~~~

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Startle ~ Weekly Photo Challenge ~ Unexpected

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Weekly Photo Challenge – Companionable

He still asks me why I waited for him that first date when he was twenty minutes late.  I sat in the lobby of the all-female dorm, sure he would show.  At eighteen, I’d never been stood up in my … Continue reading

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Through the Past, Darkly – Self-Portrait Weekly Photo Challenge (Background)

It was long after those halcyon nights with our Cliff House friends drinking pitcher after pitcher of beer at The Goal Post Tavern, punching quarters into the Juke Box to listen to another round of Honky Tonk Women or Jumpin’ … Continue reading

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