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Life is Like Daisies

This year on my self-taught photographic journey, summer flowers beg portraiture. In photographing them, I am learning that flowers are not like high school seniors or brides coming for a formal setting. Brides and seniors wash up first and remember to … Continue reading

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I’m A Light Chaser. Are You One Too?

When I was thirteen, my daddy almost died. After that whenever I pointed out a sunset, he would glance towards it, shake his head in disappointment, and wander off whistling a tune about heaven. We always surmised that in the … Continue reading

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A Tiny Cloud Called Hope

Last week, I left home early to experience sunrise. With my camera slung around my neck, a song spontaneously rose to my lips as I walked near the I-5 corridor. The morning unwrapped her sleeping shroud throwing back layers of … Continue reading

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Lighting up the Litter

Here in the Pacific Northwest, a long and beautiful summer drifted into a sun-drenched fall. I promised myself when the rains come, I will write. I told myself that the dismal months would be my writing oasis. Here I will … Continue reading

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The Best Thing to do with Distractions

As I mention in the first blog on life lessons from photography, I was the queen of busy photos. The more I could cram into a frame the better. Forget 1000 words; I would cram a whole chapter into one … Continue reading

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Eliminate! Eliminate! Eliminate!

There is something to love about a best friend. She points out your assets and isn’t afraid to bring up your liabilities. If your heart is open and your ears are attentive you can pick up some valuable insight from … Continue reading

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The Blush Is On The Tulips So Why Are You Leaving the Fields

Sunday looked to be the perfect day to visit the tulip fields in the Skagit Valley of Washington State. The sun shone brightly and I could only imagine the endless lines of frustrated drivers clogging the northbound lanes of I-5 … Continue reading

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