Monthly Archives: July 2013


At a local street fair there were all sorts of little (and big) goodies to photograph which included this old soda pop holder with hand made wooden handled pizza cutters, ice cream scoops and bottle openers in them for sale.  … Continue reading

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The sign on the door at abandoned #81 emphatically said no trespassing!  I don’t think I was by photographing the exterior and a bit of the interior through a broken window – was I?

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The front steps…

Not sure if this was supposed to be on the step or if a child from the home put it there, whatever the reason, it was so interesting that I just had to photograph it.  This image was converted to … Continue reading

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Looking for some hot stuff!

The theme for this week is – Monochrome!  And let’s start with this image of some hot stuff from a food truck at a local fair.  Is your favorite in here?

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Part of the arrangement…Part 2

Same birthday bouquet but this is the sibling flower to the previous magenta/pink/fuchsia one.  These are white with just a hint of lavender around the edges like the roses.  And with this,  the macro theme for the week comes to … Continue reading

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Part of the arrangement…

I did tell you I would be photographing my birthday bouquet for a few days 😉  No idea what these little flowers are but they have a marvelous perfume.  And the macro theme continues…

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Birthday Rose

Let me first say thank you so much for the birthday wishes I received; they were so sweet you all are wonderful.  I can say with all honesty that I got birthday greeting from around the globe.  How cool!  DH … Continue reading

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Today is…

My birthday 🙂  I first and foremost give thanks that I have been blessed to see another day – another year – and to go about having as much fun as I can get away with today.  The celebration will … Continue reading

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Another day another macro image 🙂  This one is of a beautiful rosebud with a few water droplets on her.  I think the name of this rose is Seashell; whatever kind it is it’s a beautiful piece of nature. F5.6 … Continue reading

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Popillia Japonica

Welcome to this weeks theme: Macro images!  Today I am starting with the scourge of many a garden – the Japanese beetle.  Beautiful green color but the damage I’ve seen them do to rose bushes is just horrible.  Hope your … Continue reading

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