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December 22nd Photo a Day ~ When the Elves Showed Up and Trashed the Place

When the Elves Showed Up and Trashed the Place

Sure, Elves, come on over, have a good time, make a few ornaments and then immediately disappear……

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Added by Anna Herrington on December 22, 2017 at 10:46pm — 7 Comments

Winter Solstice

Longest Night



~ Yuletide ~

Added by Anna Herrington on December 20, 2017 at 11:00pm — 4 Comments

December Nineteenth Photo a Day ~ Five

Five

Added by Anna Herrington on December 20, 2017 at 9:43pm — 1 Comment

December Twentieth Photo a Day ~ Happy Hanukkah

Happy Hanukkah

As we stood in line to check out of the hotel a year ago this week, I noticed the menorah standing on a side table in the lobby, almost unnoticed,…

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Added by Anna Herrington on December 20, 2017 at 9:30pm — 2 Comments

December Eighteenth Photo a Day ~ The Family Discusses Death

The Family Discusses Death



Husband (And), Son (Noah) and I had a little chat last week.

Since…

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Added by Anna Herrington on December 18, 2017 at 9:30am — 6 Comments

December Sixteenth & Seventeenth Photo(s) a Day ~ Groovy Fish Sculpture Made of Trash. Etcetera.

Groovy Fish Sculpture Made of Trash. Etcetera.

While on one of the small roadtrips taken in 2017 under the theme, Re-discovering Oregon, a state we’ve lived in for ages but hadn’t travelled around in… also ages, I noticed a blob of bright…

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Added by Anna Herrington on December 16, 2017 at 12:00am — 17 Comments

December Fifteenth Photo a Day ~ For Dani

For Dani

Added by Anna Herrington on December 15, 2017 at 1:18pm — 5 Comments

December Fourteenth Photo a Day ~ The Birthday

The Birthday

Added by Anna Herrington on December 13, 2017 at 10:23pm — 5 Comments

December Thirteenth Photo a Day ~ Seeking Salmon

Seeking Salmon

When the Chinook salmon spawning season rolled around this Fall we decided to go look and see if we could spot any swimming upstream in one of the local salmon-favored rivers.

Couldn’t see any from the bridge.…

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Added by Anna Herrington on December 13, 2017 at 9:00pm — 3 Comments

December Twelfth Photo a Day: Not Dead ~ or ~ Seen on a Walk

Not Dead ~ or ~ Seen on a Walk

The color contrasts between the pond algae and the busily-munching-algae duck were irresistible — the walk stopped as I snapped away. Not once did I manage to capture this guy sitting up, classic…

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Added by Anna Herrington on December 12, 2017 at 4:39pm — 7 Comments

December Eleventh Photo a Day ~ The Tourist Trap

The Tourist Trap

Here, at the top of a local mountain, is one of the favored spots to take family and other visitors to our area.

I jokingly call it the Tourist Trap, and tend not to mention details beforehand, just saying: “Thought you might like to see the…

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Added by Anna Herrington on December 11, 2017 at 3:00pm — 9 Comments

December Tenth Photo a Day ~ One Church's Opinion

One Church’s Opinion

On the street side of this church, ‘Peace’ is written in both English and Hebrew script.…

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Added by Anna Herrington on December 10, 2017 at 9:00am — 18 Comments

December Ninth Photo a Day ~ Sun Through Smoke

My heart goes out to all affected by the wildfires in California, those who are still recovering from prior fires and those who are actively dealing with them today.







These are unedited photos from when the fires were up here in Oregon. I didn’t look or focus, just pointed the…

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Added by Anna Herrington on December 9, 2017 at 12:30pm — 12 Comments

The Moldy Lemon

When my husband came home from work and saw me passed out on the couch the other day he immediately knew the culprit, and that it must be hidden somewhere near.

But where?

This could be a story about addiction but it's not.

It could be a story about poverty as that was the origin of my issue, but, no, it's not - not this…

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Added by Anna Herrington on December 9, 2017 at 11:30am — 8 Comments

December Fifth Photo a Day ~ 100 Years Ago a Child Was Born

100 Years Ago a Child Was Born

The back of the photo reads: Junior ~ 10 months old.…

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Added by Anna Herrington on December 6, 2017 at 11:30am — 8 Comments

December Fourth Photo a Day ~ Welcome to the Beach

Welcome to the Beach

Welcome to the Pacific Northwest coast.…

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Added by Anna Herrington on December 6, 2017 at 9:00am — 4 Comments

December Third Photo a Day ~ Drunk Bees

Drunk Bees

I'm not sure what happened this year with the sunflowers, but they either grew to twelve feet tall and higher in one section - or only three…

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Added by Anna Herrington on December 3, 2017 at 10:30am — 5 Comments

December Second Photo a Day ~ The Love in Her Eyes

The Love in Her Eyes

There's a local carpet and flooring company putting up a mural on the side of their…

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Added by Anna Herrington on December 2, 2017 at 11:00am — 18 Comments

Photo a Day for December; December First ~ The Time Traveller

The Time Traveler

We'd seen him at other stops along the coast, but as we wandered on Heceta Beach near sunset, we saw him again - his boater-type hat, the European cut to his boots, his long…

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Added by Anna Herrington on December 1, 2017 at 9:30am — 29 Comments

Noodle Turkey

                                               The noodle turkey before being baked…

When my husband woke up sick on the morning of Thanksgiving this year, the preparatory halt was immediate. I felt as if I, the chef, were hanging mid-air by invisible strings, all of a sudden, while the marathon prep of the feast maker and host…

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Added by Anna Herrington on November 27, 2017 at 5:00pm — 24 Comments

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