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~ Renewal ~ WPC: Growth ~

This week’s photo challenge is to share an image that evokes the spirit of change and newness. Since I have committed myself to finish some long-delayed projects this year, I decided to share this photo of drawings, one done and … Continue reading

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~ Natures Design ~ WPC: Structure ~

Why is this adult Canada Goose lingering at the edge of the reeds, and wherefore such a malignant eye on me?  Could there be a nest nearby?   This week we are challenged to “notice the structure of everyday things … Continue reading

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~ In Loving Memory ~ Pantoum ~

~ on the first anniversary of my father’s passing ~ June 3, 2017 ~ at the edge of a continent sun kisses ocean and sky mist rises clouds tumble fine as the sands of time sun kisses ocean and sky … Continue reading

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~ Fleeting Moments ~ WPC: Evanescence + Bird Haiku ~

Yesterday, as I walked the trail through the marshy dunes from the beach to our condominium (Long Beach, WA), I spotted birds I’d never seen before. Fortunately, I had my Panasonic with telephoto so I was able to get good enough … Continue reading

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~ Caligula Haiku ~ 5/11/17 ~ Take Two ~

Guess I was a bit upset this morning (also in a hurry) when I posted my caLLigula haiku! Sorry about that, but somehow striking the L twice made me feel more powerful — more in control — an illusion.   grandstand … Continue reading

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~ Mac’s Landing ~ Deer Lake, WA ~

Last night we stayed in Newport, Washington where my family lived from 1950-55. Since I was very young, my recollections of Newport are few and far between. Our focus yesterday, Sunday was to visit Deer Lake Resort for a picnic … Continue reading

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Wake Robin ~ Weekly Photo Challenge ~ Fresh

In the first hour of spring 2015, I made a photo-shoot tour of my gardens and found new life emerging. So much fresh growth greeted me — like old friends I am happy to see again.  fragile tri-lily wild woodland … Continue reading

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