L-APC: The Alphabet

The Alphabet starts with “A” and that is the subject of Lens-Artists’ photo challenge this week, starting appropriately with the amazing letter A! I have a file of letter-shaped things. I got the idea for it when I saw this cute little ladder in our neighborhood and immediately thought of the letter A! My brother-in-law […]

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LAPC: Autumnal Memories

I guess I’m a bit late on this one, but here it is anyway – Lens-Artists Photo Challenge of the season of autumn. Autumn means… Fall colors and even some flowers Halloween And my favorite: family time at Thanksgiving

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LAPC: Spring Sprang

“The deep roots never doubt spring will come.” -Marty Rubin The beauty of spring is watching the first plants pushing up above ground, and seeing the early flowers bloom. Daffodils emergeGentle breezes caress meThe sound of birdsong. And tulips! What a strange thing! to be alive, beneath cherry blossoms. – Kobayashi Issa After the pandemic […]

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LAPC: The Lazy Days of Summer

Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #104 is about summer. Ah, summer! My favorite season of the year! Even with the distancing measures of Covid-19, I can enjoy the summer. (Imagine if the shelter-in-place had been in the winter – we’d REALLY get cabin fever!) Two recent photos of our senior community that represent summer: Memories of summers […]

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LAPC: Surprise!

We have so many surprises in life. Unfortunately, it is rare for me to get a picture of it – such as the swans on one of our lakes mating! Another resident here, a wily older man from Germany, took a series of pictures of the swans’ mating ritual – before, during, and after – […]

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LAPC 99: The Old and the New

Amy of Lens-Artists invites us this week to show old and new with our photos and stories. On our last trip to Brazil, we spent our first week staying with friends in the southern city of Curitiba, which has well over 1 million inhabitants. The city has grown a lot since I was last there […]

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