Monthly Archives: October 2014

COVER ART

Okay, if I were to write a third book, here’s an image that might grace its cover: Because what I’d be using to write the book is letters, which are ever-changing from word to word. And because it would be fun to imagine … Continue reading

Posted in Art, Books, Writing | Tagged , , , , | 8 Comments

Weekly Photo Challenge: REFRACTION

Hmm, tough challenge for me, because I don’t really know what refraction means. Reflecting light? Bouncing it off someone or something? How about its opposite,  NOT reflecting light? Sucking it in instead? Here’s a lovely example (well, I think it’s lovely). … Continue reading

Posted in Autumn, Cooking, Light, Nature, Photography, Plants, Winter | Tagged , , , , , | 8 Comments

Weekly Photo Challenge: DREAMY, 2

After the first Dreamy post’s spookiness, let’s move on to something lighter and —well, dreamier! Some folks dream in technicolor, others in black and white. Then there are those, like me, who dream in chocolate. (And related pastries, as well … Continue reading

Posted in Chocolate, Dessert, Happiness | Tagged , , , , | 15 Comments

Weekly Photo Challenge: DREAMY

Dreams aren’t always sweet, you know. Some dreams are actually nightmares. This house in Amherst looks more like a nightmare residence than anybody’s dream house.  What with Hallowe’en approaching and all, I think it’s definitely one to stay away from! (Come to … Continue reading

Posted in Ghosts, Photography | Tagged , , , , | 17 Comments

Weekly Photo Challenge: SIGNS, 3

Poor thing! Read the sign and weep, for the poor straggling diffident plant that’s been stuck with a double-barrelled loser of a name: Field Pussytoes, Antennaria Neglecta. And let that be an example for us all, not to neglect our antennae! (Even in … Continue reading

Posted in Flowers, Gardens, Nature, Plants | Tagged , , , , , | 10 Comments

Weekly Photo Challenge: SIGNS, 2

How about this one? Darwin in Maine! A highly evolved state, Maine. No further commentary needed.

Posted in Wisdom | Tagged , , , , | 8 Comments

Weekly Photo Challenge: SIGNS

Like most of you, I’ve encountered plenty of interesting/attention getting/compelling signs in my time. But this one, marking a door in the Mini-Time Machine, the Museum of Miniatures in Tucson, Arizona, intrigued me the most! I didn’t have the nerve to … Continue reading

Posted in Childhood, Museums | Tagged , , , , | 8 Comments