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SwittersB & Exploring

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Located in Portland

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Photography, Fly fishing, Life, Visuals & Fun

“A garden should make you feel you’ve entered privileged space — a place not just set apart….”   Michael Pollan, Second Nature: A Gardner’s Education Filed under: Gardening, Happiness, Photography Tagged: Beech, flowers, Garden, hobby, landscape, peaceful, photo, solitude, SwittersB, tre

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A Rose in remembrance… Filed under: Gardening, Photography Tagged: beauty, Emma, flowers, Garden, landscape, Memories, Oregon, photo, Portland, roses, SwittersB

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“The silence in the morning holds lots of expectations and is more hopeful than the silence at night.” Victoria Durnak     Filed under: Happiness, Nature, Photography Tagged: calm, Durnak, lake, morning, Oregon, Outdoors, peaceful, photo, quote, SwittersB

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Whether your horseshoe in life is turned upward or downward, may your good fortunes be collected and/or poured forth for you and yours!!! A bit of horseshoe history & assumptions…Filed under: Life, Photography Tagged: farm, fence, History, horseshoe, luck, Oregon, photo, rural, superstition, SwittersB

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along a Columbia River tributary in Oregon… Filed under: Nature, Photography Tagged: Bird, colors, Columbia River, Habitat, Hiking, Oregon, photos, plants, SwittersB, wetland

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Naturally occuring in a wetland along the Columbia River Slough near Portland, Oregon. The plant has bright yellow flowers in the Spring. Filed under: Nature, Photography Tagged: Habitat, Hiking, Oregon, Oregon Grape, Outdoors, photo, Portland Oregon, State flower, SwittersB, wetland

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Filed under: Animals & Pets, Nature, Photography Tagged: Bears, Oregon, photo, sleeping, snoozing, SwittersB, telephoto, wildlife

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“The tongue has no bones, yet it breaks bones” Greek Proverb a piece of bone, amongst many others, deep into the woods. The bone & moss caught my eye for whatever reason. Filed under: Nature, Photography Tagged: Bone, bones, exploring, forest, moss, photo, proverb, quote, SwittersB, Woods

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a little world, all its own. A simple weed/plant in the woods with so many clinging water droplets. I took a not too exacting macro shot of a couple leaves of the weed. Filed under: Nature, Photography Tagged: exploring, forest, Imagination, macro, Outdoors, photo, Plant, SwittersB, water droplets, Weed

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a photo taken by my son, Tony Muncy, of an adult damsel fly setting upon his waders. Filed under: Fly Fishing, Nature, Photography Tagged: adult, damsel fly, fly, Insect, macro, Outdoors, photo, SwittersB, Tony Muncy

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Filed under: Nature, Photography Tagged: dawn, glow, morning, Oregon, Outdoors, photo, pine, sunrise, SwittersB, trees

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Filed under: Nature, Photography Tagged: beauty, dawn, lake, morning, Oregon, Outdoors, photo, sun, sunrise, SwittersB

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On a recent fly fishing trip, my son, Tony Muncy snapped this image of a tempest on the horizon. Filed under: Nature, Photography Tagged: fly fishing, horizon, landscape, Oregon, photo, rain, Sky, storm clouds, SwittersB, Tony Muncy, tumult, Weather

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Filed under: Nature, Photography Tagged: dusk, Fishing, lake, Outdoors, photo, Sky, solitude, SwittersB

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Mt. Hood in Oregon peeking through the rolling clouds. Still heavily loaded with snow. View from the Wamic, Oregon area.Filed under: Nature, Photography Tagged: Cascades, Mountain, Mt. Hood, Oregon, Outdoors, peak, Travel, Wamic

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“Open your eyes, boy. Your eyes. Open your eyes and no more turn aside and brood.” Will Christopher Baer, Penny Dreadful Advertisements Filed under: Life, Photography Tagged: Alaska, attitude, awareness, brooding, Dark Clouds, happiness, mountains, Nature, Outdoors, photo, Sky, SwittersB

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“By all means use sometimes to be alone. Salute thyself; see what thy soul doth wear.”   George Herbert East Lake (Oregon) at dusk. A distant forest fire & winds brought the smokey haze into the area.Filed under: Life, Photography Tagged: Camping, dusk, East Lake, haze, Nature, Oregon, photo, quote, smoke,

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Filed under: Gardening, Photography Tagged: beauty, bloom, delicate, Garden, hobby, Nature, petals, photo, rose, Seasons, SwittersB

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Filed under: Nature, Photography Tagged: Animals, dominance, male, ocean, photo, Sea Lion, SwittersB, wildlife

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“To me, a wilderness is where the flow of wildness is essentially uninterrupted by technology; without wilderness the world is a cage.” David Brower Filed under: Photography, Travel Tagged: Alaska, Glacier Bay, Nature, photo, SwittersB, wild, wilderness

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Baja Sur…the very end in Mejico Filed under: Photography, Travel Tagged: Baja Sur, dusk, Lands End, Mejico, mexico, peninsula, photo, SwittersB

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Filed under: Love, Photography Tagged: bliss, Flower, Life, pain, passion, petals, relationships, romance, roses

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A stillwater (lake) fly box filled & temporarily organized 😄 with mostly subsurface fly patterns. Of course, I have quite a few more fly boxes filled with surface patterns, emerger patterns etc. etc. Good luck and tight lines to all of you that wet a line now and then. Filed under: Fly Fishing, Photography Tagged: [&

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Pleasure is spread through the earth In stray gifts to be claimed by whoever shall find. William Wordsworth, 1806 Filed under: Gardening, Photography Tagged: beauty, flowers, Garden, gifts, happiness, hobby, Nature, Oregon, photo, Portland, roses, SwittersB

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I seem to flit about, I imagine you’ve noticed, between the wild lands and the garden this time of year. The flowers are emerging in all their splendor while the rivers and lakes beckon. I go through this in the Fall when the gardening is winding down and the fly fishing is good. So, I […]

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near Sitka, Alaska. A backwater for crabbing, streams full of salmon and bears. Filed under: Nature, Photography Tagged: Alaska, Fishing, Katlian Bay, mountains, Outdoors, photo, Sitka, SwittersB, Travel, water, wilderness

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Filed under: Gardening, Photography Tagged: Flower, Garden, Oregon, Portland, rain, Raindrops, roses, Spring, SwittersB

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amongst pine trees along an Oregon sand dune. Filed under: Nature, Photography Tagged: Oregon, photo, pine trees, roses, rugosa, sand dune, SwittersB, vegetation, wild rose

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high above Sitka, Alaska. Filed under: Photography, Travel Tagged: Alaska, altitude, gnarly, Outdoors, photo, rustic, SwittersB, tree, weathered

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that I never see anyone visit. Filed under: Nature, Photography Tagged: field, Oregon, Outdoors, photo, SwittersB, Tall Grass, Wild Flowers

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