Category Archives: Photography

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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Caught…Let Go…Mid-Way

Another day trip with Edster, me, and Bruno in wild, wonderful West Virginia…     Ed was behind the wheel and we had our iced teas…and off we went to the high country of Pocahontas County. And faithfully, God showed … 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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Fall Frolic Full of Remembering ~ Part 1

  Last night after work, Edster and I (and yes, my stepdog, Bruno) took advantage of a cool, mid-September evening.  We strolled around the Brandywine Falls area…part of the Cuyahoga Valley National Park about 15 miles away.  It is full of … Continue reading

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Autumn in Appalachia

I received some wonderful feedback on my post yesterday, I thought I would post some photos from our trip to “Almost Heaven” last autumn…especially anticipating our return for two weeks at the end of this month.   Independent film director, John … Continue reading

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5 Fact Friday ~ on Saturday

I can’t explain it…but this 5 Fact Friday creeps up on me every time! This week, in our Beyond Layers class, Kim had us think about travel and our favorite places.  So, I want to share 5 facts about one of … 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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Pieces of Me – A Scavenger Hunt

This week our “Beyond Layers” e-course challenged us with a collaborative idea between Kim Klassen and Kathy McDonald.  This is part of Kathy’s contribution: When my girls were born I started scrapbooking. One day I noticed a lady making a “Pieces of … Continue reading

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