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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #158: Along Back Country Roads ~ Long Beach Peninsula, Washington State – USA ~

Washington State Route 103 extends 19 miles north from the city of Seaview, along the western side of the Long Beach Peninsula through Long Beach and Ocean Park, to end at the northernmost tip of the Peninsula, Leadbetter Point State … Continue reading

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~ Lens Artists Photo Challenge #157 ~ Getting Away ~

Always, my favorite places to get away involve wilderness, nature, water, and the sense of tranquility I feel when I am away from cities, traffic and jostling crowds. Wishing everyone safeĀ travels. Please be kind and stay safe.šŸ¾ https://ohtheplaceswesee.com/2021/07/17/lens-artists-photo-challenge-157-getting-away/

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~ Cee’s B&W Photo Challenge ~ Fields and Landscapes ~

Some fields and scenes to add to Cee’s challenge. All taken on the Long Beach Peninsula. Thanks to Cee for providing us so many wonderful challenges. I don’t enter as often as I would like too, however, when I want … Continue reading

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~ TreeSquare ~ Mother Trees ~

Recently I read a fascinating book: Finding The Mother Tree, by Suzanne Simard. Through years of dedicated research she has influenced the practice of Silviculture in Canada and the USA, by proving that “forests are social, cooperative creatures connected through … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge 156: Black and White ~

Fort Columbia State Park is one of the most intact historic coastal defense sites in the US. Constructed between 1896 and 1903, renovated during WWII and decommissioned in 1947, it is now a day-use park on Chinook Point in Washington … Continue reading

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~ Wordless Wednesday ~ More from Salt Creek Falls ~

Wishing everyone safeĀ travels. Please be kind and stay safe.šŸ¾

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #155: On The Water ~

What wonderful serendipity that the challenge from Journeys with Jonbo, fits with the activities I have been involved in this week. Every summer I join my sister Diana, and brother-in-law Les, to fish the lakes at the summit of Willamette … Continue reading

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~ A Photo a Week Challenge: Really Big Toys ~

What a perfect opportunity to feature the Albany, Oregon Historical Carousel and Museum! The Albany Carousel has a 1909 Dentzel mechanism, donated by the great-grandson of Gustav Dentzel, the founder of Dentzel Carousel Corporation.Ā  This carousel is a menagerie style … Continue reading

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~ Wordless Wednesday ~ Crescent Creek Sights ~

Wishing everyone safeĀ travels as we navigate outward once again. Please stay safe.šŸ¾

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~Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #151: From Large to Small ~

For this weeks challenge Iā€™ve selected the soothing, luxurious tones of purple and lavender. Although it is considered a rarely occurring color in nature, the photos in my archives that are of large swaths of color are in the purple … Continue reading

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