Author Archives: pearlsandprose

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Photography. With a little life thrown in.

Autumn Poplar (I think)

This time of year always makes me think of the fall colors back East. I’m pretty sure these are poplar leaves. If anyone knows otherwise, let me know. I got so I could name a lot of plants back there, … Continue reading

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Autumn Window

Santa Fe, New Mexico. Great weekend, everyone! {carole}

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Saving Hibiscus

I took this shot of our hibiscus earlier today. Two weeks ago it was on death’s door. We’ve had it for at least five years, but one day I found tons of whiteflies on most of the leaves. I tried … Continue reading

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Na Pali Coast from the Air

One of the best things we did in Hawaii was take a helicopter ride over the Na Pali Coast. I’ve seen it from a cruise ship and a catamaran, but this was something else. If you’re wary of helicopters, it’s … Continue reading

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Hanalei’s Wai’oli Hui’ia Church

Picturesque Wai’oli Hui’ia Church in Hanalei is on the main road just past Hanalei town. Built in 1912, the spired church was designed in the American Gothic style. The often-photographed church was built by Albert, Sam and George Wilcox, descendants … Continue reading

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International Cat Day

Well, I just have to post a photo of our cat on International Cat Day! Here’s Yuri on bird alert: Great weekend a day early, {carole}

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Sunset Drama

I took this across the street from our Airbnb in Princeville, Kauai, Hawaii. Great weekend, everyone! {carole}

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Sauvie Island Farms

Lavender, hydrangeas and beautiful clouds at Sauvie Island Farms, Oregon. Great weekend, everyone! {carole}

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Jenkins Estate

Just outside Portland, Oregon, there’s a place called Jenkins Estate. It’s such a great place to walk…the trees are so tall and beautiful. These remind me of cathedral arches. I like this little shed in one of the gardens. The … Continue reading

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Happy First Day of Summer!

Re-posting a photo I took at Rehoboth Beach in Delaware years ago. I think it really exemplifies summer. Great weekend, everyone! {carole}

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