July along the Spokane River.
Long Lake Dam, on the Spokane River, was built during the decade before WWI. Upon completion, it was the tallest dam of its design (spillway) in the world. Over that dynamic century, its turbines generated power for everything from street trolleys to I-pods, and they continue to do so today. The following are some shots of the historic dam and its setting.
Many of you are aware of the torrent of humans (50,000 plus) that run through Spokane every May during Bloomsday, but how many of you are also cognizant of the river that surges here each year at the same time? The following shots will introduce you.
"Everyone needs beauty as well as bread, places to play in and pray in, where nature may heal and give strength to the soul" -John Muir
Is it stratagem or happenstance?
Showcasing the beauty of nature
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The semi-private writings of a thirty-something fat girl
reflections on a passing life
Everyone has a story to tell. This is me, telling mine.
I had to find some way to entertain myself, so I made up stories in my mind. One night I started writing them down and never stopped.
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