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A Stroll through Old Town Olympia

  We’ve visited Olympia several times. The people are friendly, the city easy to navigate, and if you stay in, or near Old Town, everything is within easy walking distance. Some of our favorite things to there are looking at the many incredible murals, grab […]

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Think! Before you Drink!

On this rainy stormy all hallow’s night the upcoming election gives me great fright this toxic bubbling witches brew it’s a really nasty hate-filled swampy stew Let’s flush the hate and vitriol down before our cherished democracy completely drowns Simply worded, I’ll say it out […]

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Zunday Zen … Bluebirds at Sunset

“Want to look for bluebirds at sunset?” How could I resist? Meandering along a trail, through endless meadows … Golden Hour’s magic in plain sight. Just behind the bend, a Townsend’s Solitaire appears. Quietly, we approach. Off he goes … and so do we … […]

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Happy Friday from the McLoughlin Promenade!

Wednesday morning before my writing class, I took a walk along the McLoughlin Promenade in Oregon City. The sun was out,  song sparrows were singing high up in the trees, and then, there were the rhododendrons! Huge, gnarly old branches securely holding up so many […]

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Zunday Zen … Breathtaking Autumn Farewell

Nature, dressed in layers, layers of colors, layers of texture, layers of light. Nature quietly changing, quietly returning quietly returning to the earth. Nature getting ready, ready to rest ’til awakened in spring.   These photos were taken about 10 days ago at the Oregon Garden […]

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Golden Hour on the South Umpqua River

The cloud formations, soft evening light and the picturesque South Umpqua River made for a romantic walk in Roseburg, Oregon last week. We spent the night there on our way to Southern Oregon. I’ve been stopping here for the last twelve years on my annual […]

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