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~ Rough-skinned Newt ~ Cee’s Fun PC – Things That are Rough ~

When I spotted this critter on the trail at Cape Disappointment, I knew it was from the salamander family. It didn’t move, as I crept closer with my iPhone to snap these shots. (I’d already drained the battery in my … Continue reading

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~Winter Surf – Monochrome Monday + WPC – Seasons 3 ~

Wind blows sand — waves crest and tumble — the Pacific roars. Longbeach, WA <a href=”https://dailypost.wordpress.com/photo-challenges/seasons/”>Seasons</a&gt;  

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~Cee’s Odd Ball + WPC – Season 2 ~

On this first winter visit to Longbeach, I was surprised at how much water filled the marshes between the Lodge where we stayed and the beach. Situated right next to the paved Discovery Trail pathways, the trip to the ocean … Continue reading

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~ Weekly Photo Challenge – Seasons ~

After another week of rainy days, today the sun is shining. I love this time of year when late winter gives way to early spring. To celebrate and “embrace the season” here are some photos taken of flowers in my … Continue reading

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~ Friday Flyers ~

As I walked the trail above Deadman’s Cove at Cape Disappointment, a mature male Bald Eagle soared over the ocean and headland below.        The sight took my breath away! If it’s from nature and in the air — or can … Continue reading

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~100% Humidity ~ Cee’s B&W Photo Challenge – Weather ~

Deadman’s Cove – Cape Disappointment State Park – Ilwaco, WA No enhancements or filters – just what it looked like through my eyes and captured on the ‘normal scenery’ setting of my Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ47.  

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~ Winter Wade Worthwhile ~ Wordless Wednesday ~


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~ Historic Lighthouse ~ Tuesday Two by Two ~

“The Cape Disappointment Lighthouse was constructed in 1856 to warn seamen of the treacherous river bar known by then as “the graveyard of the Pacific.” This is the oldest functioning lighthouse on the West Coast.” “After missing the entrance to … Continue reading

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~ Weekly Photo Challenge – Life Imitates Art ~

 “Life imitates art far more than art imitates Life.” When I change the word imitate to its first synonym, emulate which means to match or surpass, I find Oscar Wilde is spot on; Life matches or surpasses art more than … Continue reading

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~ Valentine’s Greetings from Jello ~

Wishing you sweetness and love on this Valentine’s day!  Saint Valentine (269 AD) defied Emperor Claudius the second who had issued an edict prohibiting the marriage of young people so that young men might be better warriors. Valentine risked his … Continue reading

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