Monthly Archives: October 2012

Weekly Photo Challenge: FOREIGN (2)

My favorite book when I was a little girl was Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. But actually, I now discover, it is the second half of it, Through the Looking Glass, which contains all my favorite bits. The biggest adventure of … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: FOREIGN

Foreign to me = exotic.┬áMy lacquer box portrays the Firebird, a legendary Russian creature resembling our fairy tale Phoenix. The Firebird comes straight out of a Russian fairy tale, and Russia to me — for many reasons — is as … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: SILHOUETTE (2)

Twilight falling, an example of minimalism in silhouette at the Currier Art Museum, New Hampshire:

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Weekly Photo Challenge: SILHOUETTE

Not a technique I use often, at least not consciously. But silhouettes are inherently dramatic, and I realize they also arise naturally twice a day, at sunrise and sunset, as witness, as the sun comes up: And as the sun … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: BIG

For this challenge entry, here are some chilling reminders (ouch, what a terrible pun!) of what lurks just beyond the scarlet and orange and gold leaves now brightening our landscape.┬áLast year’s winter was (mostly) rather mild, but normally New England … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: HAPPY

I’m easily made happy — lots and lots of things can do it. With fingers crossed, I’ll show you a whole medley of them (assuming I can get the WordPress new gallery function to work):

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Weekly Photo Challenge: HAPPY

Happiness is: A Boy and his iPad! At the Apple Store at the Holyoke Mall, right up front across from the Genius Bar (don’t ask), there’s a special low table for little ones, with iPads just waiting to be picked … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: MINE

Not necessarily the most glamorous photos, but the subjects indubitably are mine! First, a nice cup of tea, green tea, for warmth and solace and contemplation: And less glamorous still, but certainly mine own — my two published books:

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