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Sunday Stills: #Rain, Rain…Another Day

March 1st was the first day of Meteorological spring in the northern hemisphere, and here in Spokane, the temps were in the balmy mid-50s (Fahrenheit) all week. Not much rain, but I do have some rainy-day pics from my archives to share for the theme today. An abstract view of a downpour in our backyard …

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Let your life lightly dance like dew on the tip of a leaf

Weekly Photo Challenge: Rain Dance

Let your life lightly dance on the edges of time, like dew on the tip of a leaf. -Rabindranath Tagore Dance is the theme for the WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge. Plenty of rain in Northern California and a couple of new tricks with my Samsung Galaxy gave me new perspectives of rain droplets on leaves and …

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Pups on the bench

Bench Series: Dogs and Leaves

I recently discovered another wonderful photo challenge called Bench Series hosted by Jude at Travel Words. After coming across this photo challenge last week, I had planned this post for today, and literally posed my two dogs on this bench. My talented, carpenter hubby built and re-purposed wood planks from old softball diamond backstops into a …

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It Never… I Mean… Always Rains in Portland

The new One Word Photo Challenge series is here! The challenge moved from colors to weather! This week's photo challenge is Rain! We oftentimes spend Thanksgiving vacations in Oregon and Washington where we have relatives. On our way out of Portland driving to Spokane in 2011, I caught this photo of downtown Portland from my …

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The Clinic Photo Rehab: Winter’s Day

California needs rain...badly! January was recorded as the driest in history--no rain. Many of the ski resorts closed because of the lack of snow. While the rest of US has been hit with snowmeggedon, and even rain in the southwest, Northern California remains dry. Why is this bad? The Sierra Nevadas need a major snow …

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SUP at Home on Rainy Soil

When we travel to La Ventana, Baja Sur Mexico, in the wintertime for our windsurfing vacations, the last thing we want to experience is rain! Rain in the desert happens, but after leaving the typically rainy Northern California in January, we wanted sun and wind! Our friend owns a home in La Ventana and we …

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Photo 101 Rehab #2: Rainy River View

Since we are getting major precipitation here in Northern California, I was hoping to capture a picture depicting rain, without actually getting soaked. I want to share this photo I took in 2010. A friend lives in the mountains in Quincy, California. This was an October day and it was raining off and on as …

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