Monthly Archives: August 2012

The Elusive Sounds of Silence

“To sleep, perchance to dream – ay, there’s the rub…”¹ Oh, Will, you have no idea. We all know that sleep is a necessary thing. Adults should get seven to nine hours of sleep each night for optimum physical and … Continue reading

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Capture the Colour… has posted a Photo Challenge, with a deadline of August 29th. The challenge is called Capture the Colour. Entrants are to post travel photos showing Blue, Green, Yellow, White and Red, following the rules at: Entrants are also asked to invite … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Urban

The WordPress Weekly Photo challenge is Urban. I usually don’t snap city shots, except to capture landmarks, but I found a few images that show a sense of urban life… just click on a photo to see it larger. A favorite … Continue reading

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Travel Theme: Silhouette

This week’s Travel Theme from Ailsa at wheresmybackpack is Silhouette. There’s something romantic about a silhouette – the recognizable outlined shape of something, or someone, familiar. A shadow with form. The play of dark against light is always so dramatic … Continue reading

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The Call of the Free Weights – Can You Hear the Voices?

Two purple hand weights sit beside me on my end table. They are being scrupulously ignored as they wait for me to pick them up. They should be enjoying happy lifts into the air over my head, feeling the sweep … Continue reading

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Send the Bat(wing) Signal! Time for Toning!

I’m getting older, and like many Americans, I weigh more than I should.  My hubby is in this boat with me.  We didn’t get this way all at once, but if you gain even one or two pounds each year … Continue reading

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