Tag Archives: Memory

WEEKLY PHOTO CHALLENGE: ZIG ZAG

In my sophomore year in high school I vaguely remember taking Biology. I don’t have much of a head for science, so what happened in the Biology classroom, stayed in the Biology classroom. All except one little homily preached by our teacher … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: UNIQUE

Many emotions mingle in this photo — Delight at having captured the essence of something I loved, nostalgia for a place I love and probably will never visit again, sorrow because this unique “bonsai” tree (which was actually lifesize, that … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: LOVE (2)

When I was a little kid, snow was magical. Now it’s just ho-hum, the white stuff (and that last word is often a euphemism). But sometimes, when the flakes are big and lazy —- for the first five minutes the … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: REGRET — and Resolve

Looking through this arch at the Hiroshima Peace Park reveals the skeleton (look carefully)  of the Genbaku Domu, the dome which  was the only structure left standing in the area where the first atomic bomb exploded on 6 August 1945. … Continue reading

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