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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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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Your Daily Word Prompt: Nostalgic

I have had many opportunities lately to feel nostalgic, mainly because we are preparing to move to a senior community in six months, so we have to drastically downsize. This means going through boxes in the basement that haven’t been touched in decades! I have found old photos of myself and my family from the […]

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CFFC: Busy Hands

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge this week has the theme of HANDS. Looking through my photos, I found hands in various positions and engaging in various tasks – hands are seldom idle! Some hands are meant to scare… like on Halloween! Sometimes hands are helpful, pointing out things of interest… Hands demonstrate how to make things… […]

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Weekly Prompts Photo Challenge: Yellow

I’m just barely making it for Weekly Prompts Photo Challenge: Yellow! Tulip in my garden Proliferation of dandelions (they’re more prolific this year than I’ve ever seen!) My grand-nephew Joshua’s T-shirt (doesn’t he look spiffy?!) Mexican-style tiles in a bathroom at a Chicago wedding venue (there’s some yellow in almost all of these!) Outer wall […]

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