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~ Dune Grass Runes ~ Wordless Wednesday ~

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~Late Spring = Early Summer ~ In A Vase On Monday ~

For the first time since September, we are experiencing a run of more than two days of sunshine. What a joy to get up in the morning and walk into the gardens with a mug of coffee and nippers in … Continue reading

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~ In Wildness ~ Weekly Photo Challenge: Heritage ~

Something that represents my heritage is the love of nature and being outdoors — whether in my gardens, at a park or in the wild. Camping, fishing, exploring lakes and streams, mountains and the ocean, as well as visiting national … Continue reading

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~ Condensation Trail ~ WPC: Reflecting ~

It was early morning — just after sunup at the 5,000 foot summit of Willamette Pass, Oregon — USA.  The water surface on Odell Lake was a gentle roll of motion reflecting the surrounding forests and a blue sky streaked … Continue reading

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~ “Slip Slidin’ Away” ~ WPC: Danger! ~

From fall to late spring in the Pacific Northwest, moss can turn sidewalks and driveways into dangerous places to tread. “You know the nearer your destination The more you’re slip slidin’ away” Paul Simon I feel this way about my country … Continue reading

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~ Wordless Wednesday ~

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~ Shorebirds ~ Bird Haiku + WPC: Wanderlust 2 ~

In my last post I mentioned my goal to identify the various shorebirds I was able to photograph. This one was all alone, foraging the shallows along a fresh-water marsh at Long Beach, WA. alert black eyes watch solitary stilt walker edges … Continue reading

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