Category Archives: Friendship

Weekly Photo Challenge: DIALOGUE

Who ever knew I had such talkative photographs? They keep chatting to each other, kind of behind my back. When I began looking and listening, though, I caught ’em in the act: Everything’s ready — who comes here? Ride ’em, cowgirls! (Horses … Continue reading

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Happy Christmas to All!

It seems paradoxical that the quintessential Christmas plant comes to North America from the tropics. Yes, the poinsettia’s heat and vivid color originate in Mexico. The cheerful flowers so delighted Joel Roberts Poinsett, first United States Minister to Mexico, that he … 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: HORIZON

This photograph, for me,  represents two dimensions of the weekly photo challenge, Horizon. First, to me it seems more painterly than photographic, something I have long hoped to achieve but not yet accomplished. Here I feel like I’m at least … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: FRIENDSHIP, or Why I Like My Own Salad Dressing Best

I’m a good cook (no-bake) but without any distinguished recipe inventions or any of that stuff — Just a good everyday cook. But one thing I stoutly maintain: my salad dressing is the BEST. People always comment on it, want … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: FRIENDSHIP

Some ten miles south of downtown Tucson, AZ, on desert land of the Tohono O’odham tribe, is the church of San Xavier del Bac Mission, a baroque confection founded by Jesuits and completed at the end of the 18th century. … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: TOGETHER (3): The Answer!

Here is the answer to the “riddle,” whom do you NOT skoal at a dinner party (at least in Denmark, at least in my friend’s circles): THE HOSTESS! She who is cooking and serving and caring for the guests — … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: TOGETHER (3)

When it comes to togetherness, my mind doesn’t stray far from food! Whether it’s things I myself love best to eat (a long long list) or foods that GO together, they’re all objects of pleasurable contemplation. Here’s a match made … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: TOGETHER (2)

Who can possibly embrace a cactus? Another cactus! They look so cuddly together, don’t they? And the rest of us, if we tried it, would be picking spines out of our hides for hours! Makes me think — there’s always … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: UNUSUAL, 2

Staying in the realm of the kitchen (my favorite room of the house), here are two unusual items. Or one unusual item, two of them! Can you tell what they are? Have you ever seen any like these? They are … Continue reading

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