“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!
I’m not done with Imagine Dragons yet, it seems. 🙂 I really love this one:Read More If I Created This Title in Emojis, It’d Be Hearts, Hearts, Hearts!
I’ve been playing this particular Imagine Dragons song almost constantly for the last couple of days (in my head if not actually on a music player). I would say it’s been “stuck” in my head – but “stuck” implies that it’s annoying…and I’m really not annoyed!! I think I might just be in an Imagine […]Read More Weekend Songs 🙂
This week’s photo challenge: “[P]lease post a photo that is unusual in some way for you, whether it be through technique, by subject, or in some other unique way. This theme is wide open to interpretation because only you know what is unusual to you.” * I love dragonflies. I love the way they swoop […]Read More Weekly Photo Challenge: UNUSUAL
Here, as promised, is “Part 2” of my 4th of July trip to Henricus Historical Park, outside of Richmond, Virginia – this one with images! * The site’s historical setting is 1611. From the website: “Travel back in time to the Citie of Henricus, the second successful English settlement in the New World. Explore a […]Read More July 4th at Henricus Historical Park, Richmond, Virginia
This was, for me, sort of a tricky 4th of July to contemplate celebrating. I mean, this is a year where, for example, NPR was openly criticized for tweeting the Declaration of Independence: I can't get enough of people getting mad online because @NPR tweeted the Declaration of Independence pic.twitter.com/D7MpparS5g — Josh Billinson (@jbillinson) July […]Read More 4th of July Wasn’t So Simple This Year