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Steep, Colorful, Wet, Mossy, Granite Cliffs

Here are some exquisite examples of this granite, moss-covered and tree-lined cliff at Rudyerd Bay  near Ketchikan.  Most of the world’s fjords (i.e. Norway), which are glacier-formed narrow inlets with steep cliffs, are found in only a handful of countries and some of … Continue reading

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Totems

AS A MATTER OF FACT: The territory occupied by the modern Tlingit people in Alaska is not restricted to particular reservations, unlike most tribes in the contiguous 48 states. This is the result of the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act … Continue reading

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Pier Scenes, Canada Place, Vancouver BC

In and around Canada Place which juts out into the Vancouver Harbor and Burrard Inlet – this piece of real estate is home to Vancouver’s World Trade Center, cruise ship terminal, Pan Pacific Hotel, and the Convention/Exhibition Center. Some long shadows…  early morning … Continue reading

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Upon Closer Inspection

Happy miracle!  What began as part of an architectural series of photographs became a standalone wildlife image.  I didn’t realize what was before me until well after this day!  Original: Cropped – gulls from far left to far right:

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Architectural Contrast, Vancouver BC

This one had to stand alone…

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Central Downtown Architecture, Vancouver BC

New city, new buildings, new scenes, new perspectives…  and sadly not a lot of time.  It is always so fabulous to visit a place I’ve never been before, so with only 24 hours before ship’s launch, I hit the ground running!!  Since … Continue reading

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A Thistle Transforms from White to Purple

While on a walk, I saw these weeds growing out of control between a dirt road and a railroad track.  (Factoid: this track is part of a route that’s touted as one of the 10 best and most scenic rail … Continue reading

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Charlotte Cityscape

From Morehead St., Duke Energy building, foreground; Bank of America, center background; Charlotte Observer, bottom.

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Trail map anyone?

Hiking in the quiet woods

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Redwoods

Whenever we travel to Oregon, we most often take a round trip road trip to/from Sacramento to Medford.  This scene is such a small part of the overall big picture of the Humboldt Redwood Forest in northern California.  Those pines … Continue reading

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