Tag Archives: outdoors

~ WPC: Smile ~

When I walk the trails between The Breakers and the Pacific Ocean, I am filled with a sense of wonder and discovery. There is always something different or new to hear and see. Like this bird perched on top of … Continue reading

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~ I’ll Take Water ~ WPC: Favorite Place ~

“Water is the driving force of all nature.” Leonardo da Vinci My favorite places have water nearby – streams, lakes, rivers, the ocean – being where I hear, see, touch water brings a sense of tranquility to my soul. When … Continue reading

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~ Big Clouds & Rainbows ~ Wordless Wednesday ~

“Big clouds tumbling high, the amazing flying sky…”  Donovan Leitch

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~Winter Orchard ~ WPC: Weathered ~

  Weathered

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~ Basking Blue heron ~ Wordless Wednesday ~

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~ End of Year Wrap ~ WPC: Favorites ~

Here are some of my favorite photos from 2017 ~ many taken at Long Beach. The posts that received the most ‘likes’ on my site in 2017 have commonalities: they tell a short story with words and photos, the theme is of/from … 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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