Monthly Archives: August 2014

Skyline sentry

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Aloft screeches the skyline sentry, perched on drooping cedar bough, wide yellow eyes scanning for earthbound morsels, head rotating to catch the slightest breath or footfall, as whispers of wind stroke its mottled feathered…

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Violet twilight

The blue sky of day & pitch black of night coalesce in the violet twilight.

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Tahkenitch Lake, Oregon Coast

About 3,000 to 4,000 years ago, Tahkenitch Lake is believed to have been an ocean estuary. Large earthquakes caused the dunes to shift, cutting it off from the Pacific Ocean, now 1.6 miles away (http://wikimapia.org/5881468/Tahkenitch-Lake). According to The Northwest Coast: … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Silhouette

Billowing above the charred silhouettes of trees – a fire burns in the sky – clouds ignited by the sun.

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Cabbage patch

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Weary vertebrae

My body sinks into bed like a giraffe in quicksand — a long cascade of weary vertebrae & bones — descending towards sleep.

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Overcome by color

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Watching the sun  overcome by warm waves of color — I stare wide-eyed in amazement — forever altered by this moment.

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Cricket comb hypnosis

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Timeless songs soothe our senses  as serrated wings slide side-to-side  through doorways, under window wells, and into eardrums, chirping cricket comb friction fusing with airborne brush  and whir of wall fans, sweet surround sound  auditory…

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Texture

Sitka spruce (Picea sitchensis) is one of the fastest growing trees in the Pacific Northwest and the world. Mature trees have been known to grow 300 feet tall and 15 feet in diameter. Their range extends along the Pacific Coast … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Zigzag

Glacier National Park, Montana, September 2013

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