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~ Silver Thaw ~ Skywatch Friday ~

A snow, sleet and ice storm pelted our region yesterday afternoon on through today. It is expected to be over soon, but the temperature is still hovering just above freezing. Here is a shot I took on my walk today, … Continue reading

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~ Wordless Wednesday + WPC: Transmogrify 2 ~

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~ Farewell Willow ~ Weekly Photo Challenge: Transmogrify ~

The origin of the word transmogrify appears to be a perversion of transmigure (transmigrate) and is first noted in the 1650’s. In current usage, transmogrify means “to change in appearance or form, especially strangely or grotesquely; transform.” This Pacific willow … Continue reading

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~ Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge – Trees ~

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~ Wordless Wednesday ~ Another Misty Dawn ~

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~ Rising Mist ~ Weekly Photo Challenge – Morning ~

Early morning in the Oregon Cascade Mountains breaks fresh and bracing. Mist rises, as the sun crests the eastern ridge and pours its warmth into the marshy margins of Crescent Creek. Sun rays slant through the pines, as Jello sniffs … Continue reading

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~ Wordless Wednesday ~

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~ Wordless Wednesday ~

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~ Lifting Up ~ Weekly Photo Challenge – Look Up ~

“We move forward by lifting up — not tearing down.”* “Become a possibilitarian. No matter how dark things seem to be or actually are, raise your sights and see possibilities — always see them, for they’re always there.” ~ Norman Vincent … Continue reading

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~ Towering Trees ~ Weekly Photo Challenge – Opposites

This week, Ben Huberman challenges us to “show how opposites can tell a story about people, places, or objects.” Whenever I see something man-made juxtaposed to the natural landscape, I feel the tension. In this shot, an electric power tower … Continue reading

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