Monthly Archives: July 2012

Maggie the Magnificent – Redux

On Mother’s Day, I posted an homage to my mom, Maggie, citing some of the reasons she has been a wonderful role model to my sister and me.  This week, she passed away with the same grace and thoughtfulness she displayed throughout … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Dreaming

The Daily Post at WordPress.com has posted its new weekly photo challenge: Dreaming. What carries us into dreams? What prompted an inventor, poet, or artist to visualize a now realized dream? What inspires your dreams and daydreams? When you see a … Continue reading

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Travel Theme: Food

Ailsa at wheresmyback posted her Travel theme for this week: Food. This one makes me wish I were at home where I have some other great photos – but since I’m not, I will make do with files I have with me! … Continue reading

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Travel Theme: Night

Ailsa at wheresmyback posted her Travel theme for this week: Night. I love night shots – and I’m not sure why I don’t take more of them.  This photo was taken from one of the piers west of Fisherman’s Wharf in … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Movement

The WordPress Photo Challenge for the week is Movement  We’re asked to show a photo or photos that exhibit or convey motion. For me, the most illustrative image of motion is the sea.  The constant ebb and flow of the tides, … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Fleeting Moment

The WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge posted last Friday is Fleeting Moment,  with an emphasis on “street photography.” I’m a little behind this week, because we have just returned from the Delaware River Sojourn and I’m buried in camp laundry and equipment to put … Continue reading

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