Monthly Archives: December 2011

About the Self-Portrait Challenge: Me and Medusa?

A week or so ago, the WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge was Self-Portrait. My first three entries showed an eye, a shadow, a reflection — and I was hardly alone in my curious reluctance actually to come out and show my … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Capture: BETWEEN, 1

In Tucson, at La Encantada, the enchanted shopping plaza, there is this staircase up from the ground level to the second level. (Or, of course, down from the second level to the ground!) And it occurs to me that ALL … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Self-Portrait, 4

Can you believe — a picture of me with me in it? Not a glimpse, reflection, shadow or fragment? Not a self-portrait, though. Frank took this one, and it’s one of the very few that I can bear to look … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Self-Portrait, 3

Here we are, two for the price of one! Can you find us? Because it isn’t just me, there’s also Frank peeking over my shoulder into Scandihoovians’ shop window —

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Self-Portrait, 2

My world at the Apple Store — it might be a collage if it weren’t actually a single shot— We spend a lot of time there, Frank and I, going one-to-one with the Creatives, those amazingly knowledgeable, patient, enthusiastic guides … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Self-Portrait (1)

A bold one, stepping out right into the picture, here I am!

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Celebration, 4a

Zelda our Christmas sheep has made it known that she isn’t very happy with me. The previous post’s photo, she says, doesn’t show off her red shoes (all four of them), of which she is exceedingly proud. So, in the … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Celebration, 4

Last year’s Christmas tree and celebrants in the Berkshires. ┬áPosing here from L to R: two of our local black bears, a visiting angel, St. Nicholas (half hidden by a flower) and, her face peering out at us, Zelda the … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: CELEBRATION, 3

Here are two of husband Frank’s photos taken at a celebration of Palm Sunday in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico. Servers and incense bearers lead the way up through the narrow cobblestoned steets, followed by a float bearing Christ entering … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: CELEBRATION, 2

All in the Family again: my photo this time, of daughter Jane’s wedding cake. What could be more of a celebration?

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