Tag Archives: pacific ocean

~ Stillness Verses Action ~ WPC: Focus ~

One morning while Jello and I explored the beach, I noticed three Turkey Vultures Cathartes aura gleaning the carcass of a pelican.  As I approached, the buzzards were loath to leave their prize.  My goal was to get close enough to … Continue reading

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~ Wordless Wednesday ~

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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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~ Ephemeral Dune Runes + WPC: Evanescent 2 ~

I do not know what critter creates these ridges and riddles in the sand, but every morning I find them at the edge of the dune grass where sand is mostly dry. Whatever the source, I find the images fascinating … 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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~ Dune Grass Runes ~ Wordless Wednesday ~

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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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