Lens-Artists: On Display

Lens-Artists’ photo challenge #76 is On Display. When I go abroad, one of the fun things I like to do is wander around markets, supermarkets and malls. In Israel last January, we spent two days in a suburb of Tel Aviv where we visited a supermarket… …and a rather run-down mall. At the Naschmarkt in […]

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SYW Holiday Edition: On Beating the Holiday Blues, Jolly Jolt, Jesus’ Birth, and Christmas Music

Melanie’s weekly Share Your World this week is about celebration of the winter holidays. Questions: What’s your remedy for the Holiday blues? Sing carols or if singing is not your thing, listen to cheerful holiday music. Go to a light show at your local botanic garden or zoo or wherever there is a holiday light […]

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A Photo a Week: Brown

I once wrote an essay about brown (part of my series about colors). It maligns the color, however – actually things I personally associated with it – so I am not going to include it here. In fact, like in Nancy Merrill’s challenge A Photo a Week, I also associate brown with Thanksgiving. My first […]

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CFFC: Red

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge this week is the color RED.  These red items are mostly from my travels. Excerpts from my color essay on red are included. Red says, “Look at me!” And we do because red stands out. Many flowers are red – tulips, roses, dahlias and many others can be red – maybe these […]

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