A New Photo Challenge! Terri’s Sunday Stills, Fallen Leaves

I just found out, from my friend Cee Neuner, about Terri's Sunday Stills Challenge.  Whee!  Terri lives in Eastern Washington, and I live in Western Washington, so we get some of the same weather, and wildlife, and plants.  Below is a fun photo that I took yesterday in my back yard.  It looks like this …

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Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #174: Shapes and Designs

This week, I want to start with a design in Nature that is ubiquitous, among things animate and inanimate.    When the Original Designer finds a scheme that is simple, elegant, and effective, He tends to employ that design across species and materials.  That Original Design is "branching".  This is the scheme used in the …

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This hurts. The news that my Hero, Rush Limbaugh, is well and truly gone.

For the past month, my email has produced notifications, from the EIB Network which was built by Rush Limbaugh, that the Limbaugh Letter would be produced for the final time in October.  Each month, since Hubby and I merged households in 2003, we have received our Limbaugh Letter in the mail.  Every issue was chock-full …

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Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #173: Interesting Architecture

I am sort of an architecture buff.  I love taking pictures of unusual buildings, especially those from the Art Nouveau or Art Deco periods of the 20th Century.  But I keep my eyes open wherever I am, and that has enabled me to photograph a number of interesting buildings. This is the modern A T …

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Fallen Leaves, harbinger of winter approaching

The pear tree in front of our house turns beautiful shades of red and purple, each autumn.  The leaves ripple, creating not only color interest, but appealing shapes, both before and after they drop from the branches, to the ground underneath.  When I arrived home after work today, I took some pictures. And closer up... …

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Intriguing election results from November 2

The press has been very active since early yesterday, registering and reacting to all the election results from around the country.  Not only did the state of Virginia turn a lot redder (electing a new governor and state assembly members), but locally the Deepest Blue city of Seattle seems to have chosen a new City …

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