Halloween 11 Day Challenge: Day 2

We have recently moved, but have not sold our house. Instead we are renting it to our daughter and son-in-law, who LOVE Halloween. I like Halloween but in recent years, we have gotten fewer and fewer trick-or-treaters, plus I have had decorations stolen from the front of my house in the past, so we don’t […]

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Life Lines

For Becky’s October Square (lines & squares) and Nancy Merrill’s A Photo A Week Challenge: hands, I decided to take a look at the lines on my palm. Analyzing these lines is called “palmistry” and while I consider this to be superstition, much like astrology, it still somehow interests me. I guess it has to […]

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CB&WPC: Taking Sides

Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge this week is sides of things. Whose side are you on? I’m not sure I’d want to be on THIS guy’s side – especially its bad side! Climbing up the side of this pyramid might be tricky, not to mention slippery! I’d rather be on this animal’s side than […]

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Pull Up a Seat in Poulsbo, Washington

Attending our niece’s wedding recently, we stayed in the town of Poulsbo, WA, with a population over 11,000 and a Norwegian flavor (its heritage is Norwegian, so there are Norwegian flags everywhere). An early settler, an immigrant from Norway, actually had the surname “Paulsbo” but the pen he was writing with was kind of scratchy […]

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Kammie’s Oddball Challenge

Kammie’s Oddball Challenge is to feature photos that don’t seem to fit anywhere else.  Oddball is defined thus: Oddball: noun a person or thing that is atypical, bizarre, eccentric, or nonconforming adjective whimsically free-spirited; eccentric; atypical Some vestige of bygone days in a Parisian apartment building water pump in Vienna that looks like a sad […]

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