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~ Beagle + Bunnies = Action ~

Wild cottontail rabbits thrive in the hedgerows and blackberry brambles of open fields surrounding our neighborhood. In late winter to early spring they graze my front yard, and twice I have discovered nests in dry, secluded corners of winter gardens. … Continue reading

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Forty Acres ~ Sunday Stills ~ Agriculture

When I was fourteen, my Dad and Mom bought a farmhouse and all the outbuildings of a once-working, family dairy farm, on forty acres just three miles south of Pullman, Washington. The work, land, people, and history remain part of … Continue reading

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Profoundly Blue ~ Weekly Photo Challenge ~ Depth

This week’s challenge provides an opportunity to spotlight Crater Lake National Park in Oregon, USA. Originally named Mount Mazama, it was the tallest peak in Oregon at 12,000 feet until around 5400 B.C. when the mountain had a massive eruption, … Continue reading

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Welcome New Year

Outside the birds huddle into their winter shelters and ice begins to form on the surface of my pond. Inside all is warm and aglow. Wishing everyone a Happy New Year!  

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Another Beagle Wins My Heart ~ Sunday Stills ~ Pets

On November 7, Miss Jello came to live with us from the home of a loving young owner who needed to place her right away. Two days later we hosted a family baby shower and Jello was very much into … Continue reading

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1970 Vietnam War Protest ~ Weekly Photo Challenge ~ Accomplishment

As this week of highlighting “accomplishment” comes to a close, I feel compelled to talk about my participation in student protests against the war in Vietnam. It was a time of passion on college campuses, and a defining moment for … Continue reading

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Project V ~ Weekly Photo Challenge ~ Achievement

There are many things I’ve done successfully which required effort, courage and/or skill. Bachelor’s degree, Master’s degree, 45 year marriage (through better and worse, in sickness and in health) a 30 year career, a home to live in and a … Continue reading

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