Tag Archives: trees

~ Wildfire Consequences ~

The Eagle Creek fire in the Columbia Gorge continues to burn just eighteen miles east from where I live.  Though my community is not in danger of burning, the air standard has been awful the past two weeks. Yesterday, the … Continue reading

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~ The Beauty of Aged Wood ~ WPC: Textures ~

Wood is my totem. I love touching it, carving it, warming my home with it, nurturing and admiring it as it grows — and — yes, I’m a tree hugger! Textures

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~ Remnant ~

4/12 vine maples dance limbs stretch lithe upon grey sky grieving for willow

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~ Frigid Trees ~ Skywatch Friday ~

The snow is almost gone now, just residual piles here and there, but four days ago this is what it looked like in my neighborhood. I’ve always loved seeing snow-draped evergreens, and the quietness of walking in a winter wonderland. … Continue reading

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~ Nature Photo Challenge ~ Day 2 ~

The day is clear and bright, though still freezing and our snow is going nowhere for a while longer! Here is a shot from this morning as the sun was coming up. In an effort to flood Facebook with the … Continue reading

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~ Wordless Wednesday ~

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~ Season’s Greenings ~ In A Vase On Monday ~

When we moved into our home thirty-three years ago, I discovered a copse of holly (Ilex aquifolium) in the back yard. As I worked the grounds, whenever I found other holly starts, I transplanted them into the copse. Now the … Continue reading

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