Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #185: Change

My backyard changes rather dramatically with the seasons.  For the past three or four years, we have had snow every winter.  I have to say, I really love what the snow does with the various features in the yard. The heap in the front is our birdbath, with an ornamental grass plant, and a concrete …

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Some Pacific Northwest Fall Color for your enjoyment

We have three Japanese Maple trees in our back yard. Just a few days ago, they all had green foliage. In a very short time, they all turned brilliant red. I find it nearly miraculous that this change takes so little time. Sorry for the mess on the ground-we are surrounded by huge cedar trees …

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Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #97 – Pastimes

One of my favorite things to do when I'm out and about is bird-watching.  I have a 1960s Roger Tory Peterson Field Guide to Western Birds, and I keep a "life list" in the back, checking off the birds I have seen.  I especially like traveling, and seeing birds that we don't have here on …

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Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #94 – At Home

The Wuhan Coronavirus stalking the land has forced the majority of us to spend more time at home (with the help of the government who orders us to stay home).  My husband has been working from home for six weeks now.  I was home for a two-week furlough from work.  But I had good company …

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White Christmas at the RushBabe Abode

Much to my surprise and delight, when I awoke this mid-morning (off work, so slept really late), it was snowing, hard.  Big flakes were falling, making our back yard  white and fluffy. Shortly after this, I hung our brand new bird feeder, and filled the suet feeder.  I hope the birds come back (we took …

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