This week’s photo challenge: “This week, share with us a layered image of your own. The topic is wide open, as long as you focus on the interplay of depth, density, and texture.” * My daughter isn’t really playing a soccer game on the side of a hill, I promise! The shot just looks that […]Read More Weekly Photo Challenge: LAYERED
This week’s photo challenge: “[S]ome of my favorite images are quiet and still; they focus on the moment before the action and capture the anticipation, or the rumination, or the calm before the storm… …[S]how us what waiting looks like to you.” * In the below image (taken yesterday morning!) my kids have just climbed into the car. They’re […]Read More Weekly Photo Challenge: WAITING
I suppose I should clarify (for anybody who clicked on this thinking they might find something that is NOT geeky) that what I meant by the title of this post is that this is the song of MY summer…mine and my kids’. And I’ll clarify further that you have to pair the song with the […]Read More Song of the Summer
This week’s photo challenge: “[T]ake a moment to notice the structure of everyday things around you. Note the lines, freckles, and tiny hairs on your arm, and imagine the biological blueprint that created them. See the bricks of a building, and realize that they were individually placed there by another person. Then, share with us […]Read More Weekly Photo Challenge: STRUCTURE
I miss the ocean!!! I only got there once this summer. Better than nothing…but not anywhere near enough time! So here are my feet beside the Atlantic Ocean from two summers ago, to go with “Atlantic.” (I really like that song!) *** I’m posting this pic also because I’ve been practicing a little with Gimp…and […]Read More Creative Pursuits
“Still round the corner there may wait a new road or a secret gate.” ~J.R.R. Tolkein Image & quote inspired by this week’s WordPress Daily Post photo challenge: “What kinds of images and emotions do corners evoke in you? In this week’s challenge, share a photo that plays on any of the word’s many meanings.”Read More Weekly Photo Challenge: CORNER
This week’s photo challenge: “[W]hat is guaranteed to distract you? What is your ‘Ooh, shiny!’?” * Honestly, my guaranteed “ooh, shiny!” is dragonflies…and to a (slightly) lesser extent, butterflies. But, as Andrea (WordPress’s challenge author this week) talked about butterflies already in the challenge description (and I just recently talked about dragonflies myself!), I decided […]Read More Weekly Photo Challenge: OOH, SHINY!