Travel Theme: Illuminate

I went to the beach this morning, for the first time since flying back to Florida. Prior to ¬†today the sun’s rays were blocked by clouds; there wasn’t good morning sun to illuminate the sky and water, the sand and shells, palms and grasses, birds and people. Of course my eyes see because of illumination, but my hearing also directs […]

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Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Sand

I just happen to have a few photos of sand having just returned from touring the Pacific coast of Washington and Oregon. Here are two from a very windy day, showing how the wind can sculpt and move sand. To add your sandy photos or to see more sand, you’ll need to visit Cee at: http://ceenphotography.com/2013/10/15/cees-fun-foto-challenge-sand-and-dirt/

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Coquille River Lighthouse

The Coquille River lighthouse was built in 1896 to guide ships into the shallow and treacherous waters at the head of the river. It is one of 8 remaining lighthouses along the Oregon coast but is nonworking, replaced by an automatic beacon on the south jetty in 1939. The sunny day we visited the wind was fierce and there was […]

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