Tag Archives: pacific northwest

~ Discoveries ~

During the week I was at Crescent Creek with my sister Diana, we took an afternoon drive east to the Crane Prairie Marshes. She had seen White Pelicans there a week or so earlier, but they had already moved on. However, … Continue reading

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~ Wordless Wednesday ~

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #56: Seascapes ~

When I was a young girl, my family lived in the center of Washington State, USA. Every summer my parents made sure we kids had a get-away vacation. Sometimes we visited National Parks, and often we camped at quiet places … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #55: Dreamy ~

This past week Jello and I have been at the summit of Willamette Pass in Oregon, USA. Even with a personal hotspot, I was unable to get internet connection here, which is why I’m late posting to this challenge. With all … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #54: Detail ~

Much as in St. Malo, France, Hortensia ~ Hydrangea mycrophylla, thrives in Vancouver, USA. Over the years, I’ve planted many into my gardens. They adapt well and soon reward me with beautiful blossoms from summer to fall. Native to southern … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge # 53: Your Choice ~

To be alive on this beautiful planet is near and dear to my heart. Being out in nature sustains me. To look upon a sight that takes my breath away, and lifts me out of my inner unrest, is pure … Continue reading

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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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