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: “[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!
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