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~ Some Favorite Cocky Birds ~ WPC: Cheeky ~

Cheeky? Brash? Brazen? Saucy? Cocky?   All of the above! Cheeky

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~ American Wigeon (?) ~ Wordless Wednesday ~

Ridgefield Wildlife Refuge – Ridgefield, WA  USA

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~ Last Morning At The Beach + WPC: Serene ~

At 8:30 Friday morning, Jello and I took our final walk to the beach for this visit.  It was overcast and cool with a steady northerly wind, but no rain. The pounding surf has stirred layers of sand into fascinating … Continue reading

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~ A Week At Long Beach ~ Thursday ~

This morning I awoke early and made the mistake of turning on TV news. Within a half hour my frame of mind matched the grey skies outside, so I turned media off.  Though my mood lightened, my senses had been … Continue reading

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~ A Week At Long Beach + WPC: Serene ~

Our morning didn’t start out serene — quite the opposite! Around 4:30 a wild call from outside aroused both Jello and me. “Loon?” — I wondered — “not at this time of day!”  Then the yips started — little barks … Continue reading

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~ A Week At Long Beach – Tuesday + WPC: Transformation ~

Lucky for me, Jello forces me up around 7:00 to get her breakfast and take her out.  Though the wind was strong and there was a light rain, we made it to the beach and back without getting soaked! However, … Continue reading

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~ A Week At Long Beach + WPC: Transformation ~

Sunshine had crested the eastern horizon as Jello and I walked the quarter mile of Discovery Trail to the point where Clark’s Tree sculpture is installed. As we departed the macadam trail, a crow cawed into the coming day. We … Continue reading

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