Monthly Archives: April 2013

Weekly Photo Challenge: CULTURE (2)

Galleries and museums have walls on which to display their art works. But art culture in the home most frequently uses a different format. Can you recognize this display case? There are those of you may erroneously call it a … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: CULTURE

Maybe we read the word Culture and automatically think — country, or ethnic identity, or any of the arts, or a book — But there are many different kinds of cultures. For example, academics live in one kind of culture, … Continue reading

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What a Difference a Day Makes —-

Twenty-four little hours —   ♪♫♪ ♪♫♪ First photo taken one day, of an azalea considering whether it’s time to bloom or not: And one day later, here’s little azalea all grown up and making her debut! To celebrate the eternal, … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: UP (2)

Two of my very favorite recent photos need no comment. In fact, I couldn’t make any comment, they just ARE — abstract designs: First, steam rising in a sugar shack: And next, light from above makes for drama, if not … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: UP (1)

For someone short, looking down on anyone or anything isn’t really in the cards. We bounce on tiptoe in crowds, trying to catch glimpses of any action. (Usually we don’t manage it.) We are used to looking up! At the ceiling, … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: CHANGE, or A Gift from Ginger Garden

My mother made two intentional jokes in her life. One of them was when she (Texas born) entered into a conversation about something-or-other saying, “Let’s talk about Texas. We weren’t, but let’s —” For my two sisters and me, that was … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: COLOR

The greens of nature can be meltingly tender, as the first buds of spring: or they can be gobsmackingly bright, as rice fields in full panoply: Ireland is the Land of a Thousand Greens (as well as a Thousand Welcomes), … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: COLOR!

My favorite photography subject of all has made it to this week’s Photo Challenge: COLOR!!!!!!! Here’s what painter Marc Chagall had to say about color: “Color is all. When color is right, form is right. Color is everything, color is vibration … Continue reading

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An Angel in the Kitchen —

Don’t you think that’s something every kitchen needs? An angel in the kitchen? Especially when it’s an angel with a book! Maybe it’s a cookbook, maybe it’s a book of some heavenly wisdom — Whatever it is, I welcome her! … Continue reading

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