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I saw this new release, “Why Poetry” by Matthew Zapruder, as I was ordering books for the library and thought it looked interesting. I am hoping it will give me motivation to write! I’m about three chapters in and so far I like it. That’s really all I have to say about that. I have […]

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Terrapin Box Turtle in Color

Today’s image is a shot of Oregon City from the top of the Municipal Elevator. This is a favorite spot of mine for photography, and someday perhaps I will post a blog with all of the pinhole photos I’ve taken of this view. I shot this with a Terrapin Box Turtle (3d printed by The […]

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The first noble truth

I was at my meditation group last night, listening to our teacher talk about the 4 noble truths. As she was talking I had an insight. You have probably heard of the 4 Noble Truths. They are a central teaching of Buddhism. When I first encountered Buddhism this is how they were presented: Life is […]

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I dug out my old photo albums to see what treasures are in there and I found a few! I am pretty certain I took this photo. I remember this trip to Portland when I was a youngster and I specifically remember taking photos on this trip. It was one of our many trips to […]

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I found the Legend app on my phone. 😀 Quote comes from my husband, Rafael.  

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