Civilization at the end of 2015 • Our Phones – Wireless • Cooking – Fireless • Cars – Keyless • Food – Fatless • Tires –Tubeless • Dress – Sleeveless • Youth – Jobless • Leaders – Shameless • Relationships – Meaningless • Attitudes – Careless • Babies – Fatherless • Feelings – Heartless • … Continue reading More or Less is More of Less…only MoreSo
I'll go out on a limb here and say for most of us, being a parent is, quite literally, the hardest job we've ever had or ever will. And, at the same time, it's the richest, most fulfilling, most rewarding contribution to our own lives and always will be. One of the most surprising aspects … Continue reading Mommy Dearest
Hello Hello! And Happy New Year! It's been almost 3 months since I last laid fingers on this spot and quite frankly, I'm stumped as to why. It's not as though nothing has been going on in my life; not like I couldn't have found something to regale you with. But I didn't, so there it is. … Continue reading Is there a Q in Creation?
As I await the dawn of my 20,075th day on this earth, I feel the need for reflection. Time enough alive, I should think, to have learned a thing or two. Sorry to say, it hasn't been all good. However, owing to the fact that tomorrow is an election day here, and the boob-tube shows nothing … Continue reading The Post Politic
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This week, Ailsa of Where's My Backpack fame, gave the theme FRAME for her Travel Theme Photo Challenge. I like this theme because even interesting or good photos can be elevated to something a bit more special in how they are framed. Let's see if I have proven this point somewhat... Reflections - I could have … Continue reading I’ve been framed!
A Photo a Week Challenge: Pretty in Pink I've never been a girly-girl so pink has very little space in my closet. It's not because I don't like it. I do. But I never think of myself in pink. My husband says I don't look good in pink. I disagree because I happen to think everyone looks … Continue reading In The Pink
One Word Photo Challenge: Winter I guess you could say I love winter and I'm glad it's almost here Cheers 🙂
We've all heard of a Bucket List. With another birthday looming, I can't help but look at mine and say "Aw Crap! Another year gone and the bucket's about where it was last year." But, that's just one bucket right? We have more than one bucket surely. I know I do. I probably have more … Continue reading My Life-Bucket List
When I saw this on the rocks in a cove somewhere near Rockland Maine, I had a shiver me timbers moment for sure. A couple actually. I mean, WHO was that crawling up the rocks??? I really had to look twice to make sure this thing wasn't alive! Too freaky not to shoot right? A little … Continue reading Cee’s Odd Ball Photo Challenge – Week #43
A Photo a Week Challenge - Tender Moments Tender moments come in all kinds of situations, but the first time I captured my first born grandson in his mother's arms, is a moment I'll never forget. No less tender was when our newly rescued Miss Sadie, placed her head on my shoulder. In that one moment, … Continue reading Love Me Tender
Is it possible that I'm a dreamer? Do I spend too much time with my head in the clouds? Or my nose in the air? Or my eyes on the sky? Maybe, just maybe. Because when I was getting photos together for Ailsa's Travel Theme Challenge theme BELOW, I realized how much time I spend … Continue reading Me…from down under
This week, I'm trying a new challenge with Cee. This is her Compose Yourself Photo Challenge and the theme this week is Simplicity. I encourage all my photo buff friends to go here and read her directives as well as her tips and tricks, as you have nothing to lose and tons to gain! Here goes … Continue reading Simplicity isn’t always simple!
Cee's Black & White Photo Challenge: Things Made From Wood
In response to The Daily Post's weekly photo challenge: "Careful." I hope those who read my blog, take the time to click the link above and view some of the entries for these weekly challenges. They are well worth it and the fun is seeing someone else's take on the theme of the week. And the … Continue reading Careful what you wish for…
Cee's Fun Foto Challenge: Hats I don't often see women wearing hats anymore. Nowadays, when I see a woman in a hat, it's usually part of a costume, or a fashion show of clothes no one actually wears but all ooh and ahh over. We see them on TV when the British Royals are in … Continue reading Hat Heaven
You never know who or what you'll run into at the antique market...but if you're a photo bug, your camera's usually within reach and ready to make the odd acquaintance with any odd ball things you may stumble upon. So, for Cee's Odd Ball Photo Challenge, I'm sharing an Odd Couple or two that hang … Continue reading The ODD Couple
Yesterday, my Mother and I spent the day driving north and west here in Virginia, to capture some of the beauty of the Blue Ridge Mountains before winter comes. This was a favorite pastime of my father's and mine, as we would spend hours driving the dirt roads of Vermont, stopping here and there to … Continue reading Yesterday
TRAVEL THEME: LETTERS Alisa at Where's my backpack has a travel photo challenge, and as this appears to be my new hobby (challenges), I thought I'd jump into this one. When I first saw the theme, I thought of letters. You know, snail mail letters, like this one I received from one of the busiest blogger/vloggers … Continue reading I Believe in Signs!
The Daily Post Weekly Photo Challenge this week is: (Extra)ordinary - Mundane and meaningful objects. Beautiful everyday things. This week, surprise us with something or someone (extra)ordinary Seeing the world through a lens is as second nature to some of us as changing our underwear. Would you leave the house without changing your underwear? No...nor … Continue reading It was there all along…