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Silence, Stillness

If we have a bit of quiet time and pay attention at the turning of the year, we can feel a pause in the world and rest there. It’s easier to experience this in the natural world, but what we … Continue reading

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D-Day – Normandy Landing Beaches : American Cemetery – Colleville – 50 photos.

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D-Day 70th Anniversary 1944-2014   Located near Colleville-sur-Mer ( Calvados ) in Normandy, the 172.5-acre site contains the graves of 9,387 U.S. military dead and the names of 1,557 of the missing.…

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Assurance: a poem by William Stafford and autumn photographs

We were fortunate enough to be able to spend most of last week in Yosemite.  Though all seasons are wonderful there, late fall is my favorite in the Sierras.  It had recently snowed, and another storm was said to be … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Horizon

Elle est retrouvée. Quoi? – L’Éternité. C’est la mer allée Avec le soleil. – Arthur Rimbaud, 1872 It has been found again. What? – Eternity. It is the sea gone away With the sun. – Arthur Rimbaud, 1872

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Washedashore.org: art to save the sea

Meet Lidia the Seal. She stands as tall as I can reach, in a vacant lot in Bandon, Oregon, the creation of artists and volunteers of the Washed Ashore Project. The group’s goal is to turn plastic and other ocean … Continue reading

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Face Rock, Bandon, Oregon

From this perspective, it’s easy to see how Face Rock, got it’s name.  Legend says that long ago, Chief Siskiyou from the mountains came to the sea to trade with the four tribes that lived in this region.  Warriors stood … Continue reading

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Artifacts of our ambition

Last night at dusk I went out to turn off a backyard sprinkler and noticed a broken garden plaque that lay among fallen leaves and plums.  It’s been there for quite some time, one of those objects I don’t know … Continue reading

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This is a scene I often pass during morning dog walks, behind a church that borders on a park. For at least a month, a lone rooster has joined a half-dozen feral cats who gather at this spot to enjoy … Continue reading

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