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Nature, naturally

When I think about the best parts of living in the Pacific Northwest portion of the United States, I think of the diversity of nature. With my home situated near Portland, Oregon, I am just hours away from beaches, forests, … Continue reading

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Spanning Time

The theme for The Daily Post’s photo challenge this week is Local. In the related post, Jen H writes: “Home” is… a place that is familiar and comforting, and it gives us a sense of belonging. Home is what and … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday (Week 38)

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Wordless Wednesday 7.22.15

Weekly Photo Challenge: Half and Half

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My current home is ninety-five miles upriver from the coast where I grew up. Had I allowed myself to merely drift, I would now be thirty-two leagues out to sea, floundering at the mercy and whims of capricious waves. Instead, I … Continue reading

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Often alone, seldom lonely. My thoughts are with me wherever I go. They bring creativity, wonder, awe, memories and wisdom. And sometimes they bring pain, sorrow, guilt and fear. I accept them all, they are what they are. After all, … Continue reading

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