The Year at Peace Meal Garden

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Location: The Oregon Cascades, near PDX, United States

Our home in the Oregon Cascades, provides us with peaceful days, and star-filled nights. We are grateful for fresh air, clean water, and enough space for our garden.

Thursday, May 18, 2006

Victory for the Spirit Bear. British Columbia has granted permanent protection to over five million acres of the coastal Great Bear Rainforest! This area is home to the last of the remaining, white-colored Spirit Bears, who live remotely on the off-shore islands. Blessed Be! Posted by Picasa

Monday, May 15, 2006

A friend sent me a whole series of shots of this transparent butterfly. I thought it was very unusual, and good enough to share...It goes with this poem:

is a rainbow of butterfly wings. Gently it beckons, lightly it sings.

from "About Hope" by Mattie Stepanek
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Sunday, May 14, 2006

Captain Nemo...Miss Flora... and their playmates!

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Tree Peony...several views!

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