Happy New Year? New WA laws take effect, reducing Liberty for all.

Most states have new laws which take effect in January.  California has a new law preventing its doctors from disagreeing with the medical establishment, on pain of losing their licenses.  Here are some of the wonderful new laws taking effect in Washington. The statewide minimum wage rises to $15.74/hour, and this applies all across the …

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Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #229: Perfect Patterns

I'm always on the lookout for patterns in the natural, and man-made world around me.  And I am always thankful for my trusty iPhone 13 Pro which is always with me to capture intriguing patterns, since you can never know when something will catch the eye.  Yesterday afternoon, I had a bit of shopping to …

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Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #227: Home, Sweet Home

My husband and I are fortunate to live in the beautiful Pacific Northwest, surrounded on all sides by water, mountains, green fields, and spectacular landscapes.  We are also fortunate to have been able to travel to many other places in this Greatest Country on God's Green Earth.  Starting in our own neighborhood of Western Washington. …

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Washington State consumers support tyranny

The title of the KOMO News article is "Opinions vary on Inslee's plans to stop selling gas-powered cars by 2030." Washington State probably has the second-highest adoption of electric cars in America, behind California.  Here are a couple of quotes from Washington residents about the Dictator's plan to eliminate gas-powered cars from Washington roads.  The …

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Your electric-car horror of the day. Fire and water.

If you have been paying attention to the news at all this past week, you will be aware that a hurricane has hit Southwest Florida and the Carolinas, causing extensive damage.  The storm surge of ocean water propelled by 150MPH winds drowned a good part of low-lying Florida.  It turned out that people in the …

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Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #219: A Treasure Hunt

This week, Tina has sent us on a guided treasure hunt, with a list of subjects to capture with our cameras.  I think I can find them all.  Here we go! First on the list is A Pet.  My readers will all know that I have a profusion of photos of our pet (owner), Kikyo …

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