Tag Archives: sisters

~ At Jocelyn’s Cabin In The Woods ~

Jocelyn met us in Newport and we drove in tandem to her cabin. Her husband is working so he can’t be here, and both children are grown and making their way in life. Jocelyn and I met when we both … Continue reading

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~ American Goldfinch Migration ~ Friday Fliers ~

I spent a couple days with my sister at her home in Corvallis, Oregon, to do more cleanup at Dad’s place this week. Diana is a bird lover too, and her open backyard draws in flocks of American Goldfinch as … Continue reading

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San Diego Zoo ~ Weekly Photo Challenge ~ Express Yourself

This challenge prompted me to review photos I took when my sisters, niece and I visited the San Diego Zoo in September, 2012. Here are a few snaps of particularly expressive birds and mammals.  

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Fishing with Dad

Anyone who follows me at all, knows I am fortunate that my Dad is still alive and kicking (sometimes bucking everybody, every which way), and that, as a family, camping, hunting and fishing are part of our DNA. This past … Continue reading

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Splash! Weekly Photo Challenge (Show Me Fresh!)

On mid July afternoons the temperature rises into the nineties at Crescent Creek in the high desert wilds of Willamette Pass, Oregon.  To refresh ourselves, my sister and I would sit on this log then soak & float in the … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: From Above – Whirling Vortex

It was our first day in San Diego.  My older sister, Diana, and I were visiting our younger sister, Lori.  We arrived in the early morning.  Knowing we would be tired but eager to see the sights, Lori suggested we … Continue reading

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Bruised Apples (an analysis)

It had been decades since the sensation had hit me this hard, although I recognized it immediately.  I had just come out of the kitchen to join my sisters for morning coffee when, centered deep and low inside, the ache … Continue reading

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