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Heading away from the sun & into the chop. It’s like a sunset cruise, but cocktails aren’t necessary to feel tipsy! from @jill_bliss on...

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A short romp through the forest, then enjoying the warm sun and southerly winds on the cliff overlooking the sea. from @jill_bliss on...

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My loss is the neighbor’s chickens gain! Last time I was in town I treated myself to a cantaloupe, only to cut it open & find it half rotten. The downside of too many shopping errands & not enough time. from @jill_bliss on...

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Little free library on an island trail. I’ll come back to take measurements & repair that floor! from @jill_bliss on...

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The second half of today’s sunny seaside hike. Listen to a juvenile eagle complaining about my presence in the video at the end! from @jill_bliss on...

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The sun is telling me to stop working & go outside! I can write & paint tonight when it’s dark! from @jill_bliss on...

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Sunrise this morning. The water is drowning out the quiet dawn bird chorus. Clear skies and little fog are prime conditions for seeing Mt. Baker (Komo Kulshan), the cascades and even Mt. Rainier (Tacoma) in the distance. from @jill_bliss on...

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Sitting on the boat waiting to go home, I found this medley I made this past week but neglected to post! from @jill_bliss on...

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Wet & wavy crossing today for the monthly mainland scramble to load up on groceries etc. for the month. from @jill_bliss on...

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Today’s walk through the woods, ending on the cliff overlooking the sea. from @jill_bliss on...

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Eagles were the most-requested animal habitat at the December shows, so here they are so far! I’ve had so many memorable moments with these birds on land and on the water, and have heard so many great stories from others that it’s challenging to convey the complexity...

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“I played Dungeons & Dragons with my daughters. They were supposed to fight the wolves surrounding a town. Instead, they fed the wolves & turned them into their friendly wolf army. Girls, man. They’ll take over the world!” - @xplodingUnicorn on Twitter from...

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I was pretty excited to find a few hygrocybe (red top, yellow gills) mushrooms on the path down to the beach today! And yesterday’s storm kicked up lots of sea glass, seaweed, and a few shells. from @jill_bliss on...

These are the pretty and pretty interesting details that I notice on daily explorations on and around wooded islands in the middle of an inland sea… from my instagram feed.

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