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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A Trip to the Olympic Peninsula

The week after Memorial Day, I took a solo trip to the Olympic Peninsula, to use up some vacation hours, and get away from the constant stress of work.  I jumped in the trusty old RDX (old, from 2008), drove onto the Kingston Ferry (where the fare-taker asked if I was really a senior!), and …

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One Love (Photo Challenge)…My Love for the Seashore

As long as I can remember, I have always loved the seashore.  I grew up in Seattle, on Puget Sound, an arm of the Pacific Ocean.  In the summer, my sister and I would join our maternal grandparents and our Portland cousins for a week at Seaside, on the Oregon coast.  In the 1980s, I …

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