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~ In A Vase On Monday – Early Autumn ~

Coneflowers are fading fast, while Hydrangea blossoms continue their chameleon shading from grey-green to mauve. This week’s vase is a ceramic pot made by a friend. On such a warm summer-like day it seemed fitting to set it on a … Continue reading

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~ In Living Color ~ Weekly Photo Challenge – Landscape ~

Last December, I posted this photo in Black and White for Cee’s challenge (link below). The colors and vistas at Crater Lake are truly spectacular! Wizard Island – Crater Lake National Park, Oregon USA https://lindylecoq.wordpress.com/2015/12/20/far-away-and-long-ago-cees-b-w-photo-challenge/ Landscape

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Toadstools ~ Weekly Photo Challenge ~ From Every Angle ~

Toadstools like these have been few and far between this hot dry summer in the Pacific Northwest. Today the rains have returned in earnest, so I expect to see more of these big beauties popping up soon. This week’s challenge … Continue reading

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~ Make it Everyday! ~ Weekly Photo Challenge ~ Today Was a Good Day ~

Here’s the kind of ‘everyday’ I prefer! Quiet time in the morning (on the deck when the weather’s mild) with a smoothie and/or coffee, a jumble puzzle and my laptop. Then, brunch with Creighton followed by a walk with Jello. … Continue reading

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Essential Elements ~ Weekly Photo Challenge ~ Inspiration

High temperatures here have topped 100°f (38°c) since Tuesday. By late afternoon yesterday, as the usual marine westerly blew in, trees were withering in hot wind, shrubs wilting, birds had sheltered and the koi were seeking the bottom of my … Continue reading

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Crater Lake Snags ~ Weekly Photo Challenge ~ Broken

Around the perimeter of Crater Lake are many broken and bleached timbers. Their stark bareness against the blue backdrop of the dazzling lake drew me to photograph them. Here are three favorites. Crater Lake National Park, Oregon ~ USA Broken“>

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Cedar Snag ~ Weekly Photo Challenge ~ Broken

This week’s photo challenge stumped me until I remembered the huge Cedar tree that had lived on the south side of cabin 1.  At least twenty years ago a severe winter storm snapped the trunk about ten feet up from … Continue reading

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