Tag Archives: Life

A True Sign of Spring

Greetings on this fine, sunny, spring day. Wow! It feels so good to be able to say that! My husband and I just returned from a low-key yet really enjoyable holiday in Dublin, Ireland. Even though I took far fewer … Continue reading

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Oh, Frosty Day

I took a walk to enjoy the crisp, fresh air and frosty scenery. These photos are just some of what I saw. I wanted to pet this lawn, but I doubted it would have felt as velvety as the frost … Continue reading

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Spooky Freeze

Yesterday’s post was of a spider web that had become encased in ice crystals by falling frozen mist. This post’s pictures of frosted metal fencing and handrails were taken on the same night. Other than a very gentle breeze, it was incredibly quiet … Continue reading

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Crystal Webs and the Benefits of Insomnia

Spider Web Covered in Frozen Crystals (Dec. 2012). My husband usually takes out the garbage for pick up early in the morning, but on last week’s pick-up day he was away on a business trip, so the chore fell to … Continue reading

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Autumn Leaves

Autumn’s falling leaves mark the beginning of the slide into dormancy, but today felt new and light. The sun was out, ducking behind clouds every now and then as they drifted across the rare blue sky. The air was crisp: cold … Continue reading

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Lazy Sunday

I can’t help but grin when I look at this picture. I hope it brings a smile to you as well.

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A Non-Hovering Hoverfly (and a Ladybug Larva)

I was taking photos of what I believe are white morning glories when a bee (I thought) landed on one of the flowers close by. As I looked closer I could tell that it wasn’t a bee, but it wasn’t a fly either. … Continue reading

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In the Toilet

Toilet with Elevated Cistern and Chain in the Stonehenge Visitors Center. Toilets. Not something I ever thought I’d write about. But why not? After all, I recently wrote about a sculpture called “Piss.” Just the other day I was questioned … Continue reading

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Photos for Aday

I took this and the following photos on May 15 as part of the Aday.org project. From Aday.org: On this one single day we ask you to pick up your camera and help us photograph daily life. What is close … Continue reading

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A Glorious Day

Today is cloudy and gloomy, marking the end to almost a week of absolutely spectacular, sunny, and pleasant weather. It’s already making me appreciate the moments captured in these photos, which I took yesterday while out and about. Is it me, … Continue reading

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