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Photography. With a little life thrown in.

Cherries are Back

Is anyone else thrilled that cherries are back in season? I love them, could eat a bucketful. My Norwegian grandmother lived in Oregon, and had a Queen Anne cherry tree in her yard. I’d never seen cherries that were yellow … Continue reading

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Sweet Jasmine

Every year I look forward to jasmine blooming. The scent is downright intoxicating and we’re lucky enough to have it growing up to our balcony. Whenever there’s a breeze we get a strong delicious whiff. I had never lived in … Continue reading

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Kilauea Before it Erupted

While reading the news about Kilauea, I suddenly realized I was there last year! I can hardly believe it’s the same place now. As you’ll see below, it was just an opening in the ground with a bit of smoke … Continue reading

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Guess Who Turned Four?

I could hardly believe it when the vet said Yuri was turning four this month. I still think of him as an almost-two-year-old. We didn’t have a party or anything, but I did get him some new toys and extra … Continue reading

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South Rim of the Grand Canyon

When we drove from the Phoenix area to Flagstaff and then the Grand Canyon, I was a tiny bit concerned the altitude would bother me, but I had no problems at all. Good thing, considering elevations average 7000 feet (2134 … Continue reading

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I Never Get Tired of Tulip Magnolias

Even though we don’t get them in California, I have a lot of tulip magnolia shots to remember them by. Here’s one of my favorites: And is anyone else watching Dr. Foster on Netflix? Each episode pretty much leaves me … Continue reading

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So Last Weekend I Saw the Grand Canyon

And it didn’t disappoint…. Will upload more photos next week. Great weekend, everyone! {carole}

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Back at the Flower Fields Part II

Ready for one more look at the Flower Fields? Here you go…. I was so glad to have a sunny day with blue skies. It’s been kind of gray lately, so this was a pick-me-up for sure. The thing that … Continue reading

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Back at the Flower Fields Part I

As promised, another look at the Flower Fields in Carlsbad…. Great weekend, everyone! {carole}

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A Return to the Flower Fields

I visited the Carlsbad Flower Fields recently, after waiting for a non-rainy, non-windy day. They were beautiful as always and I took a lot of photos. I’ll leave you with this one for now, but will do a post or … Continue reading

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