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Weekly Photo Challenge: Boundaries

These are just a few favorite pictures depicting various boundaries.

Boundaries

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Monochromatic

I love monochromatic pictures because they change a picture’s mood so drastically. I used to think that monochromatic meant only shades of gray, sepia, blue hues, green, etc. It can be. However, it can be so much more and the colors can be vibrant not moody.

So, here’s my collection to add to this theme. They may not be the best because I’m definitely a novice at this but I hope you enjoy them.  ~SE

Weekly Photo Challenge: Monochromatic

Weekly Photo Challenge: Connected

When I saw this topic, I immediately envisioned a variety of ideas that could represent this theme.

We’re connected to one another via technology, media, family, friends, and community. We’re also connected to places through modes of transportation and physical connectors, such as bridges. And a person can feel connected through music, song, books, and arts. There’s literally a million ways people or things are connected.

After pondering the idea, I wanted to share what I feel is one of the strongest connections we should have to one another because without it, we wouldn’t have the opportunity to connect in other ways.   ~SE

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Connected

Weekly Photo Challenge: From Every Angle

Weekly Photo Challenge: From Every Angle

I live in an upstairs apartment with a tiny balcony. It stinks but I make the best of the tiny situation by decorating with lots of color and plants. I love my colorful flowers. I love the humming birds that buzz around me. I love the birds that flock to the feeder. And even that pesky squirrel that’s chewed the feeder beyond repair. Damn squirrel(s). In recreating that garden ambience, I have included a couple of my favorite garden stepping stones, hanging lights, jars fills with colored glass, and planters of varied colors and sizes that include hanging pots, as well as rail planters. I’ve utilized the space nicely and when I lounge on my bright, sunshiny yellow bench, I feel the most relaxed and at peace surrounded by my colorful garden. This is my place. My comfort zone.

Many gardens don the pointy hatted garden gnome or other gaudy and garish yard bobbles such as the freakishly large and obese toe stubbing toad or bicycling yard frogs. Flamingoes are still a thing in some yards and so are the metallic UFO balls neatly perched atop a pedestal under the big (insert tree name here) tree.

However, in amongst the bright pink vinca, golden sunflowers, creeping jenny, herbs, and other assorted plants, sits my garden fairy. She’s not creepy. She’s just chillin’ with a good book and because I love reading, too, we’re both happy to hang out together in our little garden paradise.

This week’s photo challenge was to capture an image from different angles and I felt this little lady was an interesting photo opportunity.  ~SE

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Today Was a Good Day

Today Was a Good Day

Mesh Gallery

90 Years & Always Young at Heart: My Grandmother’s 90th Birthday.

Feedback:

I’m not thrilled with this photo gallery. Not being an iPhone user, it is extremely limited and the computer based program is also restricting certain functions. I am unable to label each picture and I can not embed the gallery. I can only provide the link. This gallery may be very useful once it is user friendly to all types of devices. I like the idea that you can select which gallery you want to share and continually add to it if needed. Other programs do not limit viewing once you share. For instance, if you share a gallery in Flickr, the author’s other galleries can also be viewed. Mesh may be better for sharing personal galleries that you don’t want others to view but for the intention of blogging, I really don’t see the point.

Addition: My gallery title isn’t viewable and I don’t like the pictures resize based on the device size being used. There’s no way to tell prior to the resizing what part of the picture will be viewable. Instagram resizes pictures, also. However, you’re aware of the re sizing and can choose how to crop the picture. Thus allowing the author to have complete control. Again, not very happy with this viewer.

More: The link will embed in my Facebook, though.

~SE

Today Was a Good Day

Creepy

Creepy” Weekly Photo Challenge – Creepy

A few weeks back, I was headed to the grocery store on my break when I noticed this brilliant, neon green hitch hiker. He was just hanging on, enjoying the view, without a care on the world. I am by no means a spider fan but this creepy crawly was so fascinating, I just had to take a few pictures.

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Weekly Photo Challenge – Express Yourself

I combed though the masses of photos taken over the years and I discovered that what expresses me the most are:

  • My three Chicks
  • Fun Adventures
  • Anything to do with WATER
  • Laughing and Quirky Humor
  • A Great cup of coffee
  • Cooking
  • Technology
  • And my attempt at capturing a great photo

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Express Yourself

Weekly Photo Challenge – Serenity

Getting lost in nature’s beauty. These are some shots I took at a local park on the river. Ahhh – Serenity!

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Weekly Photo Challenge – Shadowed

A few Christmas back, I took the girls and mom to St. Augustine for a little holiday get away. St Augustine is beautiful all on its own but the seasonal lights and sounds, made it even that much better. This is a picture of a small enclosed courtyard decorated for the season.

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Far Better Things Ahead

“There are far better things ahead than any we leave behind.” ~ C. S. Lewis