Three amigos

I’ve been busy reorganizing my collection of old prints this week, and of course I have a load of photos of our dogs. It’s been 10 years now since we lost Buster, Gabby, and Pinkie (they died within a few months of each other, and I blogged about Buster’s passing in April 2010). I still miss those dogs deeply, but […]

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Mexico Monday redux, Week 11

I have three small boxes of slides with images from a trip — or maybe it was multiple trips — my dad took to an Mexican orphanage that our church was sponsoring. These pictures date from around 1976, and the first group of slides actually have short descriptions written on the frames which I’ve included here.

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Western Tiger Swallowtail

It took me quite a few tries and several trips to the river before I finally managed to capture one of these gorgeous butterflies with my camera. It seemed like the Western Tiger Swallowtails were happily taunting me, always turning up after I had put my camera away, hovering around just out of reach as I fumbled to get my […]

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Summer trails

I haven’t done as much hiking this summer as I normally do, but it’s still difficult for me to choose my favorite trail experience of the last few months. I always feel so much better just getting out of the house and amongst the trees; and if there’s water nearby, that’s even better. Manzanita wood:

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