Category Archives: Family

Weekly Photo Challenge: TREASURE

Three out of seven treasures in one photo, not bad! Not the best picture in the world, neither technically, nor flatteringly. But their obvious glee in this moment is my joy! A treasured memory — Three of the seven grandchildren, several … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: OBJECTS

The challenge this week is to come up with photos featuring objects. Well, it’s too cold here still to venture forth. Fortunately, a while back we visited a place that has its own name, but I think of it as … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: JUXTAPOSITION

The last sweet juxtaposition I enjoyed was in this box of chocolates from Chocolate Springs, over the mountain back in the Berkshires. Friends who know how much we loved Josh’s confections brought us this assortment when they came to visit … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: COMMUNITY

What more community is necessary than a boy and his new dog, tired out together:

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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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Portrait of Amalya

How eloquent is a back? On our travels the Hub always loved taking photos from the back. He called it his signature shot. My interest is more in things, in what Thomas Aquinas (get me!) called quidditas, the “thingness” of things, … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: FORWARD (2)

Perhaps the first great documentary was a silent film of 1922 by Robert Flaherty called Nanook of the North.  It portrayed the life of an Inuit family, and starred Nanook himself. Here, coming forward right at you, is a latter-day descendant of … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: LOVE

Two kinds of love, at least! going on here: The big guy loves the little guy. The little guy loves the iPad. But the little guy also loves the big guy. He’s his grandpa! A very special relationship.

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Weekly Photo Challenge: SURPRISE!

Who knew, after 40 years of singing only in the shower that the Hub would turn out to be a frustrated cabaret singer???????? But he did, and his debut was a smash hit, singing Where or When? by Rodgers and … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: MERGE

Leading off with the most obvious — and most romantic— merge of all: Repeat after me: with this ring, and with this cake, I thee wed!

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