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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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~ Sunday Surprise ~

Sunday morning, while I was making coffee and getting ready for our walk, Jello started baying at the sliding glass door and trying like crazy to climb over it! The last time she made this kind of a ruckus, was when … Continue reading

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~ CFFC ~ Sense of Taste ~

In a recent Lens-Artists Weekly Photo Challenge, I included photos of the fresh Dungeness crab salad I was preparing. Organic romaine lettuce, hard boiled quail eggs, celery, and freshly cracked Dungeness crab with wedges of fresh lemon.  ***** Mallard ducks … Continue reading

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~ Wordless Wednesday ~ Report from the Edge of a Continent ~

  Wishing everyone safe harbor as we navigate uncharted waters.

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~ Wordless Wednesday ~ Blue Sky Birds ~

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge#94: At Home in Long Beach, WA ~

When we first took tours through the available units at The Breakers, on first sight I knew this was the one I wanted. Furnishings, wall colors, flooring, window treatments and linens could all be upgraded and changed. The essential attraction … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #92: Going Back ~

For thirty years my husband and I vacationed on Orcas Island, WA – USA. Memories of the peaceful place we stayed would help power me through each year of counseling high school students. When I arrived, my body, mind and … Continue reading

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~ Jello’s Report from the Edge of a Continent: April 2020 ~

My name is Jello and I’m a “blue-tick” Beagle. My folks adopted me five years ago when I was four and we have lots of fun adventures together. I got really sick to my stomach the other day. Not sure … Continue reading

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~ Wordless Wednesday ~ A Breath of Fresh Air ~

   

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