Surfer calls it a day at St. George Island

Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #137: Soft

Ann-Christine’s challenge this week immediately brought to mind the softness of fog and gentle rains mentioned in poems by two of my favorite American authors. In the photo above, fog and mist crept in quietly as a cat — unexpectedly yet swiftly — forcing the surfer on St. George Island, Florida, to “hang it up” […]

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Rodeo tribute: Ft. Worth Stockyards

On the move: Ft. Worth Stockyards

Our last stop in Texas had us following the website advice: “kick up your heels” in Ft. Worth Stockyards Historic District. And if you like all things old, new, and cowboy, too . . . well, you’re in luck! Cross-Eyed Moose A short walk from Springhill Suites Ft. Worth Stockyards (a stay we heartily recommend) […]

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Sundown in South Africa

Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #136: Begins with S

From the blog of P. A. Moed comes this week’s challenge — photos whose subjects begin with the letter S. Above: SUNSET in South Africa on the grounds of Thornybush. 2. STORKS at Volubilis We went to the ancient ruins of Volubilis to learn more about civilization there, but found that we couldn’t take our […]

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Posts at Bellevue Landing, Royal Oak, MD

Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #132: Striped

Every line tells its own story, even the very tentative ones. Gillian Redwood It’s been a striped world this past week with American flags waving in the wind at the Inauguration, so Leya’s interesting challenge is a welcome one: Striped and Checked. Although we don’t specifically search for stripes, we find patterns in architecture, lighting, […]

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Vietnam: bringing chickens to market

Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #131 – Emotions

It is not how much we have, but how much we enjoy, that makes happiness. Charles Spurgeon For this week’s challenge, Patti (P.A. Moed) asked for pictures showing emotions. “Easy,” I thought. But then I realized that most of the photos I take show people who are happy — happy at work or play, with […]

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