Category Archives: Kim Klassen

Day 4 ~ Three Gifts Reaped (and they keep on giving)!

As I sit here in our vacation rental somewhat under the weather…I started working on my challenge from Days 73 and 74 from Kim Klassen’s Beyond Layers course.  Working on my image…it occurred to me that it was one year … Continue reading

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Fall Frolic Full of Remembering ~ Part 2

The weather is changing fast…summer has almost closed the door on 2012, except for its Indian sister… Earlier I began this story about my Fall walk with my Edster this week…   Our walk took us over to Brandywine Falls, part … Continue reading

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Texture Tuesday and a Splash of Hope

For Texture Tuesday this week, Kim challenged us to focus on the color orange and use one of her textures in our image.  Here is my composition…using her texture:  urban. Sometimes that which we fear strengthens our spirit and gives us … Continue reading

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5 Fact Friday ~ On Friday!

It’s that time again…and I’m actually posting it on Friday! Well, as the summer ebbs away…and the autumn winds seems much more apparent…there’s a bittersweet feeling, a touch of melancholy, in my anticipation of the season of colored leaves, the … Continue reading

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Gift of Goldfinches on Labor Day

Labor Day 2012… Hot, humid, and I was working at the table in the air conditioning…lots of computer work today.  I looked out the sliding glass doors viewing the deck.  The sunflowers that were blazing just a week or so … Continue reading

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Shapes and 5 Fact Friday ~

This week flew…but I figured better late than never with my 5 Fact Friday. Elijah, my 4-year-old grandson, and I went to a local park, The Seiberling Nature Realm, which is a metropark and arboretum.  Edster and Bruno came along, as … Continue reading

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Evening and Morning Mercies

Under the bird feeders in the backyard (we have some on the side, too)…we noticed a bunch of sprouts sticking up from the ground early June.  Quickly to realize these were volunteer sunflowers from the bird feeders that have been scattered by … Continue reading

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5 Facts Friday – My Roots!

Well it’s Friday…and that means FIVE FACTS on Kim and Xanthe’s blog.  I thought today I would write about my roots…no, no, no not my hair (At age 55 I have never colored my hair)… No, my Ancestry roots~~~~ 1.  … Continue reading

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Summer Wanes and Beyond Layers

On Wednesday after work, Edster and I, along with my stepdog, Bruno, went down to the Cuyahoga Valley National Park to walk the towpath, enjoy the weather, and of course, take photographs!  The towpath goes along the former Ohio and Erie … Continue reading

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Small Steps

I’ve been engrossed in organizing my Photoshop brushes since the weekend…what a job!  But so worth it…knowing what I have is a real plus!  I got some great tips and a template from Nanette Dalton, writing for Digital Scrapper.  But … Continue reading

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