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More of Bandon’s Beauty

A few more images from my last visit to Bandon:  I was quite fortunate to be blessed with dramatic skies due to rain storms coming and going. Finally the weather calmed down and I was able to capture this image … Continue reading

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Bandon’s Beauty

While on our annual family retreat to the Oregon coast we were blessed with beautiful skies after a heavy rain storm in Bandon by the Sea:

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The Redwoods

  My brother and his wife came all the way from Sweden to celebrate Thanksgiving with us last year.  I took them to the Redwoods.  It is always such a special place … majestic, peaceful, awe-inspiring beauty.

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Merry Christmas !!

Merry Christmas to you and yours; May you experience genuine peace  … despite your circumstances … this Christmas and all through the new year as you begin to truly realize God’s amazing love shown through his son, Jesus.

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Clue 1: Creation Care

John Petersen, Creation Care Mystery Clue #1

  After God created man (male and female) in his own image … “God blessed them and said to them, “Be fruitful and increase in number; fill the earth and subdue it.  Rule over the fish of the sea and the birds of … Continue reading

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Oregon Dunes

  The Oregon Dunes Overlook is a “view point” and a trail head for hikers that is about 11 miles north of Reedsport off of 101.   Be sure to get a Day Pass to park.  There are two viewing … Continue reading

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Florence Dunes pt 2

Florence Dunes II, image by John Petersen

  Here’s another photo from the Oregon Dunes near Florence captured in the wee hours of the morning. I love the warm glow of the morning sun filtering across the soft shapes of the dunes …. An “Alter Moment” reminding … Continue reading

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Florence Dunes

Florence Dunes, image by John Petersen

  This photo was taken in Florence, Oregon with the low morning light revealing the soft wind-swept curves of the dunes.   This is my first image from the Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area, a 40 mile stretch along the … Continue reading

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The Oregon Garden

  This is the last of my Oregon Garden collection.  The Gaillardia above turned out to be one of my favorites.  They are so bold and bright.  It was definitely a  blessing having the early morning rain.       … Continue reading

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More from the Oregon Garden

  The Oregon Garden in Silverton has a variety of “Specialty Gardens”.  Here are a couple of Lilies from the Water Garden where they combine wildlife habitat and treated wastewater recycling, two functions which are usually kept separate.   Borage, … Continue reading

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