Love in bloom: Lens-Artists Challenge #189 Odds and Ends

Don’t get upset with me. It’s not what you think. I’m all for Tina’s interesting challenge this week called “Odds and Ends.” It’s just that I’ve been totally self-absorbed in something else — something I’ve written about before. Something that makes me grab my camera and head outside my back door several times during several […]

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Travel theme: Flowers in the Rain

We didn’t have to travel far to accept the challenge posed on Ailsa’s blog, Where’s My Backpack.  In fact, it was a treat to combine our usual morning walk with this week’s rain theme and a reason to stop and look closely at flowers along the way.     From Southern magnolias in all their splendor . . […]

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Southern glimpses: Magnolia grandiflora

We’ve had a lot of rain lately.  Maybe that’s the explanation.  Or perhaps it’s the combination of hot, direct sun in the afternoons followed by bouts of heavy rain.  I really don’t know. But when I went out for a morning walk today, I had to turn back to grab my camera.  Magnolias in my […]

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Travel theme: Blossom

Sometimes, photographic opportunities are as close as our own backyard! For this week’s Travel theme: Blossom from Ailsa who writes Where’s My Backpack, we’re sharing some of the white blossoms we’ve enjoyed this spring — by traveling right here at home! Blooming behind the screened porch, early April: White Star White Magnolia From the tree […]

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