Blue quilt with colorful stars

Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #141: Geometry

Hidden within the architecture of material existence are the geometric forms, the building blocks which make life possible as we know it. Simple Quantum Living Simply stated, geometry is everywhere. So finding examples for Patti’s Lens-Artists Photo Challenge this week meant that searching wasn’t the difficult thing . . . it was selecting. Everywhere we […]

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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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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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Dining on the sidewalk in Naples, Italy

Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #118: Communication

This week’s Lens-Artists Photo Challenge had me thinking. Do we only communicate with others by talking head to head, squeezing in words whenever we can as people we saw in Naples, Italy, (above photo) were doing? Is talking aloud the only way we share our thoughts with others? Or is there communication in silence as […]

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Sunrise with surfer -- Pawleys Island SC

Lens-Artists Photo Challenge 108: Sanctuary

Do not look for a sanctuary in anyone except yourself. Gautama Buddha Although a sanctuary can be a place of permanence, it may also be a temporary respite, a place for contemplation and solace. A refresher, if you will. And for the past 35 years or so — maybe even longer — our sanctuary has […]

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Lens-Artists Photo Challenge 107: Winter

People don’t notice whether it’s winter or summer when they’re happy. Anton Chekhov Since we’re not accustomed to dealing with harsh winters — after all, we live in the South — we find cold weather (especially if snow is involved) to be novel enough to make us happy. Our contributions to the Lens-Artists Photo Challenge […]

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