Tag Archives: pacific northwest

~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #108 ~ Sanctuary ~

Over the course of 35 years nurturing the flora of my back yard, it has become a bird sanctuary. Tall trees, medium shrubs and ground cover provide safe haven for Black-capped and Chestnut-backed Chickadees, Bushtits, Oregon Junco, Spotted Towhee, Bewick … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #107 ~ Winter ~

As autumn gives way to winter, colder days with wind and rain, strip deciduous trees bare. A crisp icy fragrance bites on the edge of the breeze, hinting of frosty nights. Queen Anne’s Lace has scattered her seed – ice crusts the … Continue reading

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~ Wordless Wednesday ~ Northern Red-shafted Flicker ~

  Wishing everyone safe harbor, as we navigate uncharted waters.🐾

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~ Lens-Artists Weekly Photo Challenge #106: Autumn ~

  Summer blossoms fade, as fruit and seed ripen into autumn’s brilliance, while fields and gardens bulge with nature’s bounty. As our sun sets ever-farther southwest, days shift cooler – nights longer.   Rich cinnamon scents from fallen fruit and withering berries swirl with woodsmoke … Continue reading

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~ Wordless Wednesday ~

Wishing everyone safe harbor, as we navigate uncharted waters.🐾

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~ Wordless Wednesday ~

Wishing everyone safe harbor, as we navigate uncharted waters.🐾

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~ Wordless Wednesday ~

Wishing everyone safe harbor, as we navigate uncharted waters. 🐾

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~ Wordless Wednesday ~ Downy Fledgling ~

Wishing everyone safe harbor, as we navigate uncharted waters. 🐾  

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~ Wordless Wednesday ~

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #97: Pastimes ~

When I retired, eight years ago, my colleagues would ask me, “What are you going to do with your time?” My standard answer was that I planned to focus my energy on the creative passions I’d tucked in around the … Continue reading

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