Monthly Archives: October 2011

Weekly Photo Challenge: COMFORT, 3

“When the going gets tough, the tough go shopping.” —   Anonymous Fashionista The solace of many, pulling oneself together, getting up and out and at ’em in the store, warming oneself with a smoking credit card: not necessarily recommended … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: COMFORT, 2

When I’m cold, or down, or blue, or dull —  a trip to Chocolate Springs brings  a taste of quick comfort: It’s chocolate makes the world go round! Do you have a local equivalent of a Chocolate Springs? Or is … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: COMFORT

“I will lift up mine eyes to the hills From whence cometh my help —“ –   Psalm 121 A lot depends on punctuation here. The atheist might put a semi-comma after “hills” and a question mark after help. A … Continue reading

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They Play Hardball —

at the Potato Island Bridge (a little-known span across the Mill River in Look Park, Northampton): So don’t be in a hurry, better hold your horses — or your bike — or risk the two-buck fine!

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Sunset

Sunset in the Sonoran Desert, Tucson, Arizona (for full effect, click to view the full size photo):

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