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The Calm before the Crowd

The streets of Seattle on a quiet Sunday morning. The sun heralding it’s arrival, only a few awake to see it. The city is still sleeping. Enjoy those quiet moments. Have a wonderful weekend everyone. Ciao, Fannie  

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Sydney Opera House

A lesser seen angle of the Syndey Opera House on a beautiful spring day. I marvel at the engineering and design of a roof that is self-cleaning every time it rains.   Save Save

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For the Love of Dogs

Many times upon a vacation, many moons ago, I sat for pets. And they sat for me. One of my favorite second jobs. These lovely ladies lived in a cottage on a lake with three cats who would not sit … Continue reading

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Crater Lake National Park

This week’s post is in celebration of National Park Week. Last week I browsed through some old family photo albums. I discovered photographs taken by my mother and grandmother in the summer of 1940. The family vacationed in Oregon and … Continue reading

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Little Big Horn

The Little Big Horn River wends it way through grassy knolls and rolling hills. Great expanses of blue sky dome the coulees and valley on either side of the river. Heat mirages wavers in the air. Herds of sun soaked … Continue reading

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Kananaskis Country

Large snowflakes danced in the air, landed on fir branches and the green and golden aspen leaves. A snug September quilt. Kananaskis Country, nestled in the front range of the Canadian Rockies due west of Calgary. Near Nakiska, the site … Continue reading

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Accidental Encounters

Accidental encounters . . . Some friends of ours visited from the Midwest a few years ago. One of them never experienced wild life beyond citified raccoons. We put them in the car and moseyed two states over and visited … Continue reading

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In Keeping with the Peculiar Theme this Week

I traveled to Finland last year. Part of that trip included a tour of their Parliament building in Helsinki. When we arrived for the tour, we discovered the building under wraps getting a facelift for their upcoming Centennial celebration. The … Continue reading

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Sturgis in Pink?

What’s wrong with this picture? Sturgis, South Dakota, in PINK. I shot photos commemorating my first visit to Sturgis. Light snow fell from the sky. The battery ran low on my camera. The battery faded, but the low battery symbol … Continue reading

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Spring is Here

Spring is here in this picture. A flowering walkway in late spring. Winter is outside my window. Dark. Cold. Wet. Winter. Spring is coming. I am ready for spring. Save

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