Category Archives: Oregon

flashing fulcrum

fulgent lighthouse beam fling your beacon far across fog-enfettered shores    F is for fog. #AtoZChallenge: 26 posts in April, topics to proceed alphabetically. Theme optional.  My theme: a three-line poem each day (5-7-5, haiku form) with the first letter of each line … Continue reading

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Have you hugged your forest today?

It’s International Day of Forests today. Here are some of my favorite forested areas. Enjoy:

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Wordless Wednesday 3/15/17

The Daily Post weekly photo challenge: Atop

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Getting There

They say you can’t get There from Here, and yet Here is the only place from which you can begin. The most assured way to not get There from Here is to not set out at all. However, There may … Continue reading

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Weekend Coffee Share (1/28/17)

#WeekendCoffeeShare is graciously hosted by Diana at If we were having coffee I would tell you it hasn’t been a very productive week. My kitchen is still completely torn up from my DIY remodel. The rest of the house … Continue reading

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Strong as Iron

“After arriving from China my dad took a year to save enough money working in San Francisco and he then walked to Astoria.” [ 718 miles ] “My grandfather brought home salmon cheeks, a delicacy to the Chinese but a … Continue reading

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Graveyard by Day

Clatsop Plains Pioneer Cemetery (est. 1846) in Clatsop County, Oregon USA I grew up playing (respectfully) in this cemetery. It doesn’t look too scary now, but as a child, I had all sorts of imaginings about what might be lurking … Continue reading

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