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~ Wordless Wednesday ~

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~ Flowers, Nature, Friends, Family and Home ~ WPC: Relax ~

I am inclined to agree with Jane Austin on the subject of relaxing: “Ah! There is nothing like staying at home, for real comfort.” “Flowers . . . have a mysterious and subtle influence upon the feelings, not unlike some … Continue reading

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~ Weekly Photo Challenge – Fun! ~

My week-long stay at Crescent Creek Cottages began with a family reunion with cousin Duncan Low, and his wonderful companion Carolyn, who joined us for one night and the next morning. It had been forty years since I last met-up … Continue reading

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~ Repost ~ Hillary is Hermione — rachelmankowitz

Sometime over the past few weeks, after the twentieth or twenty-first media expert complained about how careful and studied Hillary Clinton is, how she plans and researches everything, and she’s so boring compared to Trump’s constant impulsiveness, I started to … Continue reading

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~ Wenatchee ~

It was difficult to leave Shady Pines Resort on Friday. We liked the cabin, the intimacy of the resort and I was pleased at how unspoiled the entire place remains. On the road to Wenatchee, we drove into a thunderstorm … Continue reading

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~ Conconully by Canoe + WPC – Cherry On Top ~

Thursday afternoon, I rented a canoe and paddled Jello over to the 72 foot high (~21 m) earthen dam that created this reservoir. Constructed by the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation in 1910-11, and reconstructed in 1969, the Conconully Dam is … Continue reading

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~ Shady Pines Resort – Conconully, Washington ~

When I was in grade school, my parents would bundle us kids into the pickup with camping gear and fishing boat, and drive from Wenatchee to ‘Harry’s Resort’ (now Shady Pines) on Conconully Reservoir, near Omak. My memories of those … Continue reading

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