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~ Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: Patterns in Nature ~

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~ Lens-Artists Challenge #120 – What A Treat! ~

What a treat: to awaken to the rumble of the Pacific Ocean in the distance, to breathe the essence of salt sea air on a crisp Autumn day,  to feel the sunā€™s warmth on my shoulders, is it breaks through … Continue reading

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~ Lens Artists Photo Challenge 118: Communication ~ Jello Talk ~

I’ve loved animals all my life, and though my childhood dream of being a Veterinarian didn’t materialize, I did turn into a pretty good dog-whisperer. Jello is the fifth Beagle we’ve welcomed into our family. She was four when we … Continue reading

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~ Report from the Edge of a Continent ~ Brown Pelicans Return ~

A colony of about 100 Brown Pelicans (Pelecanus occidentalis) were gathered along the shoreline when Jello and I took our morning walk, September 14, 2020. What a joy to watch them flying above the waves, swimmingĀ in the splash and swash … Continue reading

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~ Miller Lake ~ A Gem of the Cascades ~

  During my fishing vacation, my sister and brother-in-law took me on a day trip to Miller Lake, about an hour from our campground. Along the way we stopped to take pictures of Mt. Thielsen, an extinct shield volcano, elevationĀ 9,183 … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge 111 ~ Everyday Objects ~ Tools That Work ~

  Ā I love tools, like this crock of kitchenĀ utensils, at hand beside my stove-top. To be at ease, I want the tools on the kitchen counter to be both functional and aesthetically pleasing, like the hand-made ceramic herb jars, and … Continue reading

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~ Wordless Wednesday ~ Odell Lake ~

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~ Wordless Wednesday ~ Odell Lake Reflections ~

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #107 ~ Winter ~

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

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~ Wordless Wednesday ~

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