Category Archives: Photography

Fall is for travel — and here we go again!

With all good intentions, we wanted to write extensive blog posts commending the National Park Service and God for creating glorious parks around incredible natural scenery. But fall is for travel, and we’re finding we’re not adept at posting while … Continue reading

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Travel theme: Dark

Sometimes — well, a lot of times — we don’t have a particular place to see.  Sometimes we just roam, looking for adventures and interesting photo ops to present themselves.  And that’s how it was after dinner one evening in … Continue reading

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Travel theme: Hills

After returning from a week exploring Utah’s national parks (Now, that’s a glorious experience!), we saw that Ailsa of Where’s My Backpack had selected the theme of Hills for this week’s Travel theme.  Although we’re working on a series of blogs highlighting … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Transmogrify

It’s a new term for me, this “transmogrify.”  But learning a new word can be fun, especially if it’s the theme of a weekly photo challenge from WordPress.  Transmogrify means “To change in appearance or form, especially strangely or grotesquely; transform.”  So … Continue reading

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Travel theme: Dried — Pueblo of Acoma

Pueblo of Acoma is a mesa community that may have been inhabitated even before the time of Christ. It’s a place where adobe homes are inhabited by strong people, who have managed to live without running water or electricity even during modern times. The … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: H2O at Hearst Castle

Sometimes you wish water could talk.  Like when you’re touring Hearst Castle, and you stand in awe of the elegantly tiled room with placid pools mirroring the ambiance of times gone by. What could that water describe?  Early-morning swims by … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Mirror

Just an ordinary pond bordered by corn fields near a farmhouse in Flat Rock, North Carolina.  Still waters on a still morning. Until the geese arrived. And changed the mirror just by being there. For more entries in the Daily Post … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Frame

Nature does some pretty great framing on its own.  Just think how creatively we can see the world through wind-carved arches in Utah or a grove of trees in Cades Cove, Tennessee, or a pile of rocks on the Dingle … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Fun

Imagine this.  It’s your first afternoon after a long flight from Knoxville, Tennessee, to Prague, and you just want to leave the hotel for a few minutes to explore the square downtown.  And what’s one of the first things you … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Morning

This week’s Weekly Photo Challenge by The Daily Post at WordPress focuses on the word Morning with a bonus if we share something other than the usual sunrise photo.  Now, for me, there’s nothing ordinary about a sunrise since it’s only … Continue reading

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