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~ Two-Lips ~ WPC: Awakening ~

“If every day is an awakening, you will never grow old. You will just keep growing.” Gail Sheehy Spring is here, and so are the (almost) constant rains that make the Pacific Northwest such a verdant place! Since I took this … Continue reading

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~ WPC: Smile ~

When I walk the trails between The Breakers and the Pacific Ocean, I am filled with a sense of wonder and discovery. There is always something different or new to hear and see. Like this bird perched on top of … Continue reading

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~ Rising Crow ~ WPC: Sunrise – Sunset ~

If you browse my WordPress site you will find many lovely sunset photos taken at Beach Haven, Orcas Island, WA – USA.   However, in this challenge I’ve decided to opt for a subtle sunrise shot taken on a morning … Continue reading

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~ I’ll Take Water ~ WPC: Favorite Place ~

“Water is the driving force of all nature.” Leonardo da Vinci My favorite places have water nearby – streams, lakes, rivers, the ocean – being where I hear, see, touch water brings a sense of tranquility to my soul. When … Continue reading

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~ Weekly Photo Challenge: I’d Rather Be… ~

Upon my retirement over five years ago, my time has been mine to manage. When I think “I’d rather be…” I have to say “…and what/who is stopping me?” As I scrolled through my ever-expanding email inbox this morning, I … Continue reading

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~ Whither Shall I Wander? ~ WPC: Story ~

Finally a challenge just right for this series of photos I took at Beach Haven in July, 2012! Orcas Island, WA. USA Story

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~ Familiar Strangers ~ WPC: Out Of This World ~

For this week’s photo challenge I’m digging into my recent and ancient archives for shots I’ve taken with just this sort of theme in mind. So often when I see something in nature it strikes me as “other worldly” – … Continue reading

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