All posts filed under: Happy Friday!

Happy Friday from my Garden!

All summer long my garden gets visited by these beautiful Western Swallowtails. They very much love the butterfly bushes I planted,¬†but really go crazy over Peruvian lilies. The swallowtails love basking in the hot afternoon sun and feed on the Alstroemeria’s nectar. Once they land […]

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Happy Friday from my Garden!

These adorable tiny bushtits visit our garden multiple times every day. They always come in large flocks, perhaps as many as 50 and more. They announce themselves with a cheery chatter and then descent onto the suet feeders. Bushtits are small kinglet sized birds around […]

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Happy Friday from Downtown Portland!

Check out this view! Gorgeous, isn’t it? Happy Friday from the 30th floor¬†terrace in Downtown Portland!¬† A view of Pioneer Courthouse Square and the Pioneer Courthouse with the Willamette River, SE Portland and the¬†Cascade Range¬†in the background. Mount Hood was hidden behind the clouds. Have […]

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Happy Friday from Christine’s Flower Garden!

Another one of my favorite things “to do” when I visit friends in Northern California is getting a tour of Christine’s flower garden by Christine herself. We’ve been friends for nearly three decades, and despite not getting to see her very often, our friendship has […]

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Friendly Friday Photo Challenge … Mood

Sideways Geese in the Sky Snow from the blog The Snow Melts Somewhere picked the theme¬†Mood¬†for this week’s Friendly Friday Photo Challenge. You can click right here to see her beautiful sunflower, which should make everyone smile and get into a sunny mood! You can […]

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Friendly Friday Photo Challenge … A Story

Strength¬† Balance Courage Common Sense Castell: For several centuries, Spaniards have been engaging in human tower building. It was first recorded around 1712 in the area of the Catalonian city of Tarragona, Spain. This age-old tradition continues to this day. During our travels there, we […]

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