Monthly Archives: September 2013

Weekly Photo Challenge: SATURATION

I love love love color, the more saturated the better! It restores my flagging spirits, it makes the world a livelier and more cheerful place, it makes me gasp sometimes for sheer beauty. Perhaps that’s why I love the high … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Lines and Patterns

A little late, but still in the game  — The weekly photo challenge is on lines and patterns in nature and in man-made objects.  The suggestion was made that a gallery is more effective than a single shot, so here … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: INSIDE

I’m a city girl at heart, not so much for the outdoors. My mother used to chase me outside after school, “Go out and play in the fresh air!” So it’s probably no wonder that, decades later, I still like … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: POINT OF VIEW

Roses being as voluptuous as they are, they’re usually shown full blown, full face. Is there such a thing as an austere rose? I think so. I think this one is showing off its pure profile. And the elegant purple … Continue reading

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My Vegetable Love —

Now that my true love will be leaving me in three weeks or so — I want to confess my passionate summertime affair. Not this summer only, but every summer since I was a child — Here it is, my … Continue reading

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