Wordless Wednesday: Flying High

Terri's Wordless Wednesday topic of High #Flight inspired me to go back 12 years, to General Aviation Day at our local Paine Field in 2010.  They had a variety of old airplanes on the ground, and in the air.  The day was what a photographer would describe as "cloudy bright", which is great for taking …

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Sunday Stills: What might that Pacific Northwest #Aroma be?

Today's theme is aroma, and pictures that lead you to remember the #aroma of something.   So, I will start with an aroma that is one of my very favorites: the salt tang of the sea.  Since salt water is never more than a few miles away from our home in Everett, Washington, we are …

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Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #199: Mechanical, Industrial

Working in a factory gives me access to industrial and mechanical items all day long, and ever since I started there in July of 2021, I have marveled at the beauty of the items manufactured, and even the scrap material.  Every so often, I need to stop by the tool room to pick up some …

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Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #198: Light and Shadow

I love photographing shadows.  Sometimes they are more photogenic than the subject!  Just now, in fact, I happened to look over the railing on the second floor of our house, and this is what I saw. Just west of our houses there is a green-space with lots of big cedar trees.  The shadow in this …

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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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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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