Sunday Stills Monthly Color Challenge: #Teal or #Aqua

As usual, my favorite example of a natural Teal coloring is Diablo Lake in the North Cascades.  There is a beautiful overlook mini-park just east of the town of Newhalem, and Hubby and I go there a couple of times every year.  The unusual color of the water is caused by glacial runoff, and the …

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Prominent Guest Author: Kira Davis-I am a Pro-Life Absolutist

Readers and Followers: I have been given an awesome gift today, and I hope you will all send your friends here to read an essay that they might never otherwise see.  This wonderful essay was posted on Kira's Locals channel (go to Locals.com, sign up, and join DavisNation if you want more of Kira's excellent …

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The Destructive Effects of Leftist Good Intentions

I live in Washington State, which is governed (ruled?) by a heavily DemocRat legislature and ruled by a far-Left DemocRat Dictator (who has been ruling by decree since March of 2020).  In my legislative district, both senators and "representatives" are, of course, DemocRats.  Yesterday in the mail, I received a "2022 Session Report" from one …

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Did you know that there’s a Freudian Truck Line?

Well, I didn't either, until we drove up behind one of their trucks on our road trip. How's that for a Freudian name for your trucking company?  Superego Holding!  For those of you who didn't take Psychology 101 in college, the "Superego", according to Sigmund Freud, is a person's conscience, the part of his mind …

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Flower of the Day (FOTD): Rhododendrons

I had a doctor appointment this afternoon, and my doctor works out of a cute remodeled older house, which just happens to be painted yellow. Planted in front are two huge bushes of yellow rhododendrons, which just happen to be Washington's State Flower.  They compliment the house nicely, don't you think? Here's the Link to …

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Cee’s FFC: Edges and Ledges

On our recent road voyage to Colorado and back, edges and ledges were everywhere.  While waiting for Hubby to bring the car around to load at one of the hotels we stayed at, I happened to glance at the pillar to my right.  Now, this pillar is covered on all sides by what is probably …

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The biggest reason to reject both electric cars, and a “cashless” society

Think about it. What obvious characteristic do both electric cars and a "cashless" society (payments only allowed in digital format) possess? Here's another question. Who provides the electricity you use to power your home appliances, heating and air-conditioning, and all your electronics? Think about that, and it will lead you to the answer to my …

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Covid Madness on our Road Trip

We have just returned from a two-week road trip, which took us through the states of Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, Utah, Wyoming, and Colorado.  In none of those states did we encounter a mask mandate.  In every state we stopped in, we found some people wearing masks in public (higher percentage in WA than any …

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Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #196: Humor (Updated)

All these humorous signs were collected on our road trip from Washington State to Colorado and back. In the town of Rock Springs, Wyoming, we found a most unlikely restaurant.  A Japanese Steakhouse, called Sapporo.  We had an excellent dinner.  This guy greeted customers outside. That's my six-foot-tall husband for scale.  The sumo wrestler is …

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Sunday Stills Challenge: Is #Quartz a girl’s best friend?

I admit to being way behind on my photo challenges, but it's only because Hubby and I have been on a two-week road trip, from which we have just returned.  I took so many pictures on that trip that I can do all my challenges from just the photos I took! Now, being born in …

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