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Snow Buddies — socially distanced

Outdoor dining at Winnemucca Lake, Round Top Mountain ahead

Brian (aka Bushboy) — Last on the Cell


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Bark and Bark Again

For every bark, there is a season.

“a season for every activity under the heavens: … a time to uproot …

… a time to tear down …

… a time to scatter …

… a time to embrace … and a time for peace.”

CFFC – Bark


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In my world, the Sun Played Hide and Seek

… on the moss tops of the rocks outside my window today, teasing me to catch the light as it danced into and reflected from the moss. I never quite tagged it.

“Come and see the works of God, Who is awesome in His deeds toward the sons of man.”

Lens Artists Challenge #135: A Glimpse Into Your World


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From here to there …

… now is the bridge. “The future’s not ours to see … “

Challenge Your Camera #7 — Bridges


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Nature deSaturated

Or color splashes in black and white


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Urban Direction

Signs of life whichever way you please

Which Way Photo Challenge


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Yellow … or Blue

The wheel of history at Marshall Gold Discovery Park, Coloma, California

Life in Colour — Yellow


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Hidden Falls finalie

The final view on a hike in Hidden Falls Regional Park.

The Last on the iPhone — January 2021


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Gold in Them Thar Rocks

Boulders tumbled up along Lake Tahoe’s shore

Becky’s Squares Challenge

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge — Piled up


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Heavy Metal

Vibrant valves of old

Abandoned industry

Challenge Your Camera #3 Industrial


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Look Up — Climb Up

“the wisdom that comes from above is first of all pure; then peace-loving, considerate, submissive, full of mercy and good fruit, impartial and sincere.”

Becky’s Squares Challenge — Uplifting


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The Gull’s Gall — Rock Peace

“Peacemakers who sow in peace shall reap a harvest of righteousness.”


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I ____ Speech — Consequential Words

I hate speech? … I hate-speech?

“The tongue also is a fire … it corrupts the whole body, sets the whole course of one’s life on fire, and is itself set on fire by hell.”


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Icy Echo

Serenity on ice … socially distanced … frozen and docked … and the skaters still skate.

Bushboy’s Last Photo of December 2020


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Flower of a Different Sort

After the bloom … before deep winter … red-gold leaves on December’s flowering pear tree. “For every thing, there is a season ….”


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Fenced Up and Over

Guardrail fencing zigzags up the walkway ramp over Highway 50

Caught in the chain links


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Save the Endangered Tree Fog

… “a mist that appears for a little while and then vanishes.”


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Ghosts of Christmas First

For unto us a child is born … the government will be on his shoulders. And he shall be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.


Aged on the Range

Posts, chain, grain, and wire up close in black and white


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2020 Hindsight … getting over the crazy

Whatever is true and pure … focus there … and give thanks.


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Rock, Water, and . . .

Bonsai Rock Smokey Sunset ©

Life – it can happen even in the cracks . . . Bonsai Rock


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Flames of life passed

What is your life?       Days vanishing like smoke  . . .   strength fading  . . .  and always remembered.


Resurgence

Hope Snag in Snow ©

At the top of the world, little grows in the dead of winter … and yet the sun brings forth hope.


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Yosemite’s Mantel of Snow

Yosemite's Mantel of Snow ©

Bridalveil Fall to Half Dome from Tunnel View