Monthly Archives: June 2012

Travel theme: Parks

Ailsa at Wheresmybackpack posted a fun photo challenge to bloggers this week: Parks.  There are so many wonderful parks in the world, and in the US alone, that it will be fascinating to see the responses she gets. For me, it … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Create

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The Word Press Weekly Photo Challenge posted this past Friday is Create. Things are created in so many ways – In nature, we see the creation of valleys and mountains. Through plants we see creations as delicate as floral aromas … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Close

On Friday, WordPress published their Weekly Photo Challenge: Close. The photos for the week should reflect proximity between people, places, or things. I’ve had a hectic week, and this is the first chance I’ve had to sit and think about … Continue reading

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Travel Theme: Secret Places

Each week, our friend Ailsa at Wheresmybackpack posts a Travel Theme challenge to bloggers. This week’s topic is really interesting: Secret Places. She has challenged us to share spots others may not know about, that are special to us for … Continue reading

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Travelogue – Jolly Old London Town

It’s time for my mid-month travelogue post!  I thought it would be fun, in honor of Queen Elizabeth’s 60th Jublilee celebration earlier this month (and the upcoming Olympics), to make this one about London. I had all four A.A. Milne children’s … Continue reading

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In Accordance with Award Rules – The Nominees Are…

Recapping my recent post about the generosity of bloggers: last week, melouisef at Just Fletcher nominated me for the Versatile Blogger Award. In a little embarrassment of riches, this week. Diana at A Beginner nominated me for the Kreativ Blogger Award. Although I thanked both immediately, family needs kept me … Continue reading

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