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Caballo sin Nombre

We have had a very long and hard winter here in the Pacific Northwest.  Since the first week of December we’ve been hit with winter storms about every four days.  Every type of frozen precipitation has fallen from the skies: … Continue reading

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Snow Queen

She stands outside, glittering in the morning sunlight.  She whispers through the door, “Come outside and play with me.”  She undulates between the tall pine trees, pulling their boughs to her. The wind picks up the lacy hem of her … Continue reading

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Someday My Prince Will Come

Too many of us girls have and had been raised on the Disney paradigm of “one day my prince will come” thought when it comes to our place in the greater scheme of things.  Who didn’t wish to be Snow … Continue reading

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Cold Bony Fingers

I don’t know if the snow from last night’s storm is so much clinging to the sides of the trees as much as having been sand blasted on due to the wind.  It was definitely a winter wonderland that we … Continue reading

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Winter Wonderland?

Here it is, late afternoon, January 26, 2015.  It’s dry outside, very light wind, filtered sunshine, and about 50 degrees Fahrenheit.  Quite frankly, we haven’t seen any real winter here in the Pacific Northwest this season.  Of course, last year … Continue reading

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A View Off The Porch – In The Rut

I haven’t had the opportunity to take many photos in the last several months with us being so busy doing property clean-up and my camera frankly getting very tired and unreliable.  But over the past couple days I have been … Continue reading

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Sunday Afternoon

Okay, I’ll admit it.  I am a big, fat, wuss when it comes to freezing rain.  I don’t like it.  Not one bit.  I am in awe of every single person who struggles through heroically in the Midwest and Northeast.  … Continue reading

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