Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #226: Textures

Everything in our world has texture.  Even thoughts can have texture, even if they can't be seen.  Just last night, I captured our soft, shiny black cat on her high perch.  Her coat is as soft as mink.  Then again, she has so shredded the carpet on her tree that its texture has changed from …

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Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #125: You Pick It

As long as I get to pick my subjects, I will post some of what I consider to be the best photos I have taken for this blog.  Most have been spur-of-the-moment captures that just said "take my picture". This picture of the LaConner Marina just says "tranquillity" to me, and I remember thinking that …

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In the 1930s, they built a wall.

In the 1930s, in the depths of the Great Depression, the Works Progress Administration sent crews to Theodore Roosevelt National Park, the Little Missouri National Grasslands portion, and set them to work building infrastructure.  By the side of the North Dakota highway, there is a turnout with a viewpoint, and a low wall demarcating the …

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