Monthly Archives: April 2011

Weekly Photo Challenge: ROUND

and light, and airy, and deliciously fried, these ROUND zeppole in their ROUND wooden bowl at Melissa Kelly’s Primo Restaurant in Rockland, Maine:

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Touch-Me-Not?

How do two cactuses embrace? Very cautiously — (For a dramatic, knockout series of desert views, check out Touch2Touch, Sequence of a Sunset)

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Weekly Photo Challenge — ONE

A simple bowl of o-miso soup for one — I can taste the salty grainy texture right now — MMMMMM

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Weekly Photo Challenge: ONE – Prickly Pear

So little rain this winter in Tucson, Arizona, that the annual spring blooming is little and late. Here, at last, comes a prickly pear cactus flower:

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Weekly Photo Challenge: ONE — Columbine

A single columbine out of many, luminous in the shadow:

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Meditation WHERE?

Lots of my friends and acquaintance are deeply into meditation. Depending on their years and experience and personality, they have different views about where and how to practise it. (One of my closest blogging companions is off on a preciously … Continue reading

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A is for Apple — Again

I covet the new MacBook Air so much I can practically taste it — But I’ll probably never have one, as it’s strictly a luxury item. This display, at the Apple Store at La Encantada, really got me — but … Continue reading

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A — is for Apple

That is, the Apple Store at La Encantada, the shopping mall where everything tempts, not my credit card, but my camera. This jewel among Tucson’s many malls is so close to us in our rented casita that we could walk, … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: LINES

Frank and I went to Tohono Chul Park, Tucson, today. Tohono Chul means “Desert Corner” in the language of the Tohono O’odham people; and this quite wonderful park is just that — a piece of desert tactfully preserved and enhanced … Continue reading

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Photo Challenge: Light — Another Response

Photographer Martin Greene captured his grandson Sam (when he was half as tall as he is now) entering wholeheartedly into an exhibit at MassMoCA, the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art in North Adams, MA. An old industrial building, one-time home … Continue reading

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