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Hand Crafted Boat ~ Sunday Stills ~ On The Water

After he retired, my father built his dream boat; all wood, wide and deep enough for comfortable lake fishing and coastal crabbing. What a beauty she was! Odell Lake, Oregon USA

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Après l’orage ~ Weekly Photo Challenge ~ Nighttime

It was after 10:00 when the storm passed.  Light still filtered through at the northwestern horizon, on the 49th parallel ~ Orcas Island, WA ~ USA. Beach Haven ~ July, 2006.

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Nightfall ~ Weekly Photo Challenge ~ Nighttime

This week’s photo challenge is to show nocturnal photos we like taking. No picture perfect images expected here! Quite the opposite, as light and the lack of it, is what creates the sometimes eerie, shadowy, dark or blurry images one … Continue reading

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On The Edge ~ Weekly Photo Challenge ~ Endurance

In Honor of The Great March For Climate Action September 21, 2014 salty sea licks at roots in sand and clay tree spirit clings on the edge life endures  

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Luscious ~ Sunday Stills ~ Orange

Oh!  This lush hue that spans the wheel from just about yellow, to almost red; such vibrant tones — all of them orange.

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Cycling Mt. Constitution ~ Weekly Photo Challenge ~ Adventure

For over ten years, when Creighton and I took our summer vacation on Orcas Island, bicycling on all of the islands was our primary activity. Cycling from Beach Haven, to Moran State Park (9 miles) then up Mt. Constitution, and … Continue reading

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Talk To Me ~ Weekly Photo Challenge ~ Dialogue

For this week’s challenge, we are to bring two separate, original photographs together into a visual dialogue.  

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Hand-Cranked Wine ~ Sunday Stills ~ Alcohol

In the 1990’s my husband and I began making wine. Living close to the vineyards of Yamhill, Oregon, we bought grapes in bulk and processed them through a hand-cranked stemmer-crusher. Red wines are crushed, fermented and then pressed, while white … Continue reading

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Profiles in Form ~ Weekly Photo Challenge ~ Silhouette

Silhouette:  ~ an outline ~  ~  contour, shape, shadow ~ ~ an air of mystery ~ ~ of hidden secrets ~ ~ with undertones of something about to happen ~

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Albino Wooly Worm ~ Weekly Photo Challenge ~ Texture

Arthropods have always fascinated me. Somehow I grew up knowing to be cautious, but also that it was OK to be curious about what it was I was seeing. Instead of having an instant fear response, I still stop to … Continue reading

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