Frozen Autumn Leaf

Sunday Stills: December #Chill is in the Air

Today we welcome the first day of the last month of this decade! Traveling back from our Thanksgiving holiday road trip to Spokane Washington, we certainly got our fill of chilly weather! Wintery frost along Hwy 84 in Northern Oregon Chill December brings the sleet, blazing fire and Christmas treat.Sara Coleridge The icy twigs you …

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Yosemite Falls John Muir Quote

Sunday Stills: The #Spirit Moves Us

There is much we can do with this week’s Sunday Stills theme: SPIRIT. Humankind yearns for spiritual connections, whether to nature, to other people, to the God of the Bible or to an un-named higher being. I want to take a moment to acknowledge this week’s devasting news about the horrific fire that all but …

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Pink Autumn Leaves

Flowers of the Day are Festive Autumn Leaves

Today seems like a great day to add my Autumn leaves to Cee's Flower of the Day Challenge! What intrigues me about the colors are the pink tones, found in nature no less! This little tree was already decked out for Autumn while the rest of the tree is still green! Still waiting for Autumn …

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Dragonfly nymph sheds into adulthood

The Structured Life of a #Dragonfly

As bloggers, I believe most of us are quite structured in our daily approach to writing; at least we try to be. The weekly photo challenge asks us to share images that show Structure of something typically overlooked. This past summer, as I enjoyed a day on the beach where we windsurf, I had the chance …

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Sunflower and worm love a summer day

I Stare at Naked Ladies… and Other Flowers!

Nothing is more distracting on my walks with the dogs than the lovely flowers I see all around me. Even in my somewhat mundane neighborhood, many folks plant some wonderful flowers. Intent on walking a large number of steps, I have to STOP for several photo ops. The Weekly photo challenge theme is Ooh, Shiny! "Diversions, …

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Step carefully, spring green beneath my feet, but watch out for the ladybug!

Seasons Beneath My Feet

“I think that to one in sympathy with nature, each season, in turn, seems the loveliest.” ― Mark Twain For the weekly photo challenge, my photos show the Seasons  beneath my feet. “Spring is the time of year when it is summer in the sun and winter in the shade.” ― Charles Dickens, Great Expectations “Winter brings …

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Trio of watercraft languishing in autumn sun

Triple the Fun in Nature

Trio Fun and nature come in many sets of numbers. The weekly photo challenge asks photographers to look for things that come in threes. Here are, of course, three photos that capture this theme. This first one was taken in Lake Tahoe near the Tahoe Keys area where homeowners are LUCKY to have docks in …

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