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Vic Moore ~ Memorial for a Master Teacher

Victor Wayne Moore; born October 17, 1926, died November 14, 2013. Four years younger than my father, Vic served in the Navy during WWII, and later in Korea. He studied art education at Central Washington University (CWU), and after one … Continue reading

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First Date ~ Weekly Photo Challenge ~ Treasure

In October, 1967, I was a freshman at the University of Washington.  Mutual friends introduced Creighton to me ~ we clicked.  On our first date he took me to the Farrells Ice Cream parlor in Bellevue.  This fragile plastic giraffe … Continue reading

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Repurposed Poems ~ Hope Wish Belief Want

Hope forever flutters like a baby bird featherless – naked will it fly on fledgling wings or fall, a soft sack of tiny broken bones – bereft. Wish is hope suspended a floating feather drifting ever closer then sailing away … Continue reading

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Birds Abound – Feeders Chockablock With Fledglings

Sitting on my deck, camera at hand, surrounded by birds.  More birds in my yard than ever before:  Towhees, Juncos, Robins and Mourning Doves scurry over the gravel paths and under the shrubs, Black-capped and Chestnut-back Chickadees vie for space … Continue reading

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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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Fledglings

Fledglings have been appearing at my feeders for some time now.  Their parents coax them into the Holly tree, then bring a morsel of seed or suet.  There’s always a kerfluffle in the Holly branches as the fledges vie for … Continue reading

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Gossamer Wings – Weekly Photo Challenge (fleeting)

Who doesn’t love watching a beautiful butterfly?  They flit and float, land on flowers to sip, lift and fly away on gossamer wings.  From brightly colored Swallowtails to sheer white Pale Beauty Moths, they are another life form that I … Continue reading

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