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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CB&WPC: Long

Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge this week is things that are long. Long necks Long necks and long legs! Long stem (bell stand) and long trunk (palm tree) Man-made long-ness: The Sphinx’s long front legs Long stairway Tall minarets Long (and tall) bridge Tall obelisks (they were long before they were hoisted into position […]

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April Squares 26: Hippos

The countdown continues for wrapping up Becky’s April Squares with the subject top. When hippos are submerged in the water, which is much of the day, only the tops of their heads and noses stick out of the water – they have to breathe, after all! Sometimes, though, you just see the top of their […]

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Top o’ the Morning!

I don’t usually get up early. Especially now – what’s the point? I can’t go anywhere anyway! I have a routine of getting up, getting a cup of tea (I can’t tolerate coffee anymore, although I love it), a banana and a piece of Babybel cheese, and then going to a comfortable spot to read […]

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In The Tree Tops

For Becky’s April Square Tops today, I’m looking up at tree tops. This conifer has such large pine cones hanging all over it. I hope shedding them will produce some daughter trees! It’s actually not a very big tree… Rock a by, baby…this brown eagle surveys his world from a tree top in Tanzania. And […]

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On the Hunt for Joy: Shades & Hues

Cee’s On the Hunt for Joy challenge continues with this week’s topic: color code. She says: This one is all about color and keeping the same color or hues together. Tip from Ingrid Fetell Lee: Color-code: Organizing by color brings instant harmony to your bookshelf or your closet. The best photos I’ve taken that are […]

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Len-Artists: Reflections of…

Guest host Shower of Blessings has given us the theme for Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #87: Reflections. My car is a source of several types of reflections: Reflections of holiday lights on its hood Light from its headlights reflecting on snowfall An image in its driver’s side mirror (Rocky Mountain National Park) Bodies of water are […]

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