All posts tagged: Pacific Northwest

Hummingbird Magic!

This rufous¬†hummingbird is usually keeps his distance when I’m in the garden. All hummingbirds love salvia! After the hummers battle each other in the air, the winner always seems to return to the plant where the battle first began. ūüôā Charging me! This is when […]

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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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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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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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Zunday Zen … A Tale of Two Cities

Just pause and ponder the world’s in disarray. Peace begins at home. The Olympia-Rafah Solidarity Mural Project in downtown Olympia, Washington State.   This project ¬†was created in memory of Rachel Corrie, a young woman from Olympia. She was crushed to death in 2003 by […]

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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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Happy Friday from behind my Garden!

Last night I spotted a deer from the kitchen window. I grabbed my camera and went outside to take a closer look. Once I got to the back fence I discovered that there were actually four black-tailed deer moving slowly through the forest. They were […]

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Zunday Zen … Reflections

Flamboyant, yet peaceful. In-your-face colors. Brilliant reds, golden yellows. Glorious autumn sunshine. Twirling¬†in midair leaves swirling, floating, landing softly down below in the dark waters. The dark waters of the Bosque… Reading the maple leaves, quietly pondering. Another year’s gone by As the wheel of […]

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