Monthly Archives: February 2012

Weekly Photo Challenge: INDULGE, 2

This confection is a mushroom quiche. It tasted every bit as good as it looks. Not made by me, of course — It was the daily special at a local restaurant that doesn’t usually rise to such heights of fantasy. … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: INDULGE

Yeah, there are lots of ways to indulge — but my favorite ways will always involve chocolate in one form or another. Here’s a supreme example, the notorious Bars of Sin at Tucson’s Wildflower restaurant: Incredible! Worth every calorie, and then … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge, 2: DOWN

Often there’s reciprocity in photos of Down: for instance, staircases, however steep, go up as well as down. But not always —- here’s a view that is strictly Down! In Tucson, looking out the upstairs bedroom window down onto the … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: DOWN

Usually we see our rooms on the level — But here’s a view of the dining room looking down: and here looking down into the living room: A little dizzy-making perhaps. But in either case we’re actually looking downward into … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: REGRET — and Resolve

Looking through this arch at the Hiroshima Peace Park reveals the skeleton (look carefully)  of the Genbaku Domu, the dome which  was the only structure left standing in the area where the first atomic bomb exploded on 6 August 1945. … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Ready — for Anything!

Are you ready for a new sweater? Here’s where you can begin, with wool like this locally shorn, locally spun wool at the Northampton Winter Market. And if you’re ready to learn something new and vital — think life and … Continue reading

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