Tag Archives: Odell Lake

~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #215: Planes, Trains, and Automobiles – and the places they take us ~

Though John doesn’t mention boats in the title of this challenge, many of the places I go have boats as the centerpiece, so I’ll start with a few boat shots. Below my sister and brother-in-law’s new lake-fishing boat. It’s a … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #213: Here Comes the Sun ~

During my thirty year career as an educator, I was up and driving to work by sunrise. Now I’m retired, I don’t see the sun come up as often! However, when I go fishing with my sister and brother-in-law we … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #208: Summer Vibes ~

I just arrived back home in Vancouver, WA from my annual fishing trip at Odell Lake, with my older sister Diana, and brother-in-law Les. Although the fishing was not as good as usual, the setting in the Deschutes National Forest … Continue reading

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~ Wordless Wednesday + Cee’s FOTD ~ Willamette National Park Wildflowers ~

In honor of Mother Earth, please be kind and stay safe.šŸ¾

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #172: A Day in My Life – Gone Fishing! ~

Trout fishing from boats on beautiful wild northwest lakes is a team sport in my family. We all have a stake in the outcome, so we work together to find where fish are biting, lure them to bite our hook, … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge 116 ~ Symmetry ~

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~ Wordless Wednesday ~ Odell Lake ~

~~~~~ Wishing everyone safeĀ harbor, as we navigate uncharted waters.šŸ¾

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge 110 ~ Creativity in the time of Covid ~ Water Colors ~

lake water always moving transparent liquid wind riffles sunshine clouds water colors ~~~~~ Wishing everyone safeĀ harbor, as we navigate uncharted waters.šŸ¾ ~~~~~ All photos taken with my iPhone 7, while in my sister and brother-in-law’s boat fishing at Odell Lake, … Continue reading

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~ Wordless Wednesday ~ Odell Lake Reflections ~

Wishing everyone safeĀ harbor, as we navigate uncharted waters.šŸ¾

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~ Lens-Artist Photo Challenge #52: Serenity ~

Serenity is subtle The sensation enters my eyes, ears and nose, spreads throughout my mind and body – fills me with peace and asks nothing of me. Sometimes it comes to me in soft pastels with gently lapping water, or … Continue reading

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