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Symbols of Cities and Lands

Some landmarks are iconic – a single image of them conjures the names of the places they represent. They become symbols of their locations… Like the Louvre and the Eiffel Tower in Paris… The Great Wall of China… Tower Bridge in … Continue reading

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The Slow Evolution of a New Home

When my beloved and I purchased our “fixer-upper” retirement home last year, we weren’t thinking The Money Pit – we were seeing possibilities. We had a home inspector and a contractor go through the house with us to help us make a realistic … Continue reading

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A Peek Through the Window

Windows serve so many purposes. They can let in light, while doubling as decorative elements….        Sometimes they inspire us….    and sometimes they’re a portal from the every day to our dreams and imagination…    What’s outside … Continue reading

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Possibilities and New Beginnings

Here we are in January again, turning the page of the calendar. January symbolizes fresh starts to many of us, and is even named for Janus, the Roman god of gates, passages, and doors; of beginnings, transitions, and endings. Janus is … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: One Shot, Two Ways

There was an interesting photo challenge presented by WordPress this week – to take two shots of the same place, one vertical and one horizontal, to express two views of the subject. I’ve been offline for a while, taking care … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Escape

I can think of of many places to which I love to escape…  northern New England, the Scottish Highlands, Hawaii, even just our local rivers, ponds, and hiking trails, or the pages of a book. Still, when I heard this week’s … Continue reading

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