Hi all, I will be taking a hiatus until after the New Year to improve my health. I look forward to catching up on my reading then. I wish you all a Happy Holiday and a prosperous New Year 🎄

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Nature and Wildlife Photography

These stunning pictures were taken by Wayne of Tofino Photography in Tofino, British Columbia.
Please check out his blog at:

This is Minnie, she and Wayne have been friends for a long time and she is very comfortable letting Wayne snap her picture.


This is Daredevil, Wayne regularly follows him in his daily meanderings.


Surfing dog.


The Lady Washington and the Hawaiian Chieftain.


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My friend Wayne, who does the most amazing photography of wildlife and nature, named this beautiful American eagle for me to lift my spirits. And he plugged my blog! Please check out Wayne’s beautiful photos at: http://tofinophotography.wordpress.com

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20141202-IMG_2026I’ve named this female eagle after a new found friend. Her name is “Chess” & is a writer.
Chess is a romantic writer. Check out her site https://greeneyedchess.wordpress.com

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Bathrobe woman, hair undone
swirls in seas of smoke
red shot eyes and broken will
waits for grave to come.

Chess 9/28/13

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Back door booty call

spins lies in silent murmurs

leaves with stone closed heart.

Chess 11/1/13

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Weathered bone and blood

once knew toil and grace

body gone, yet will remains.

Chess 9/30/13

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