Monthly Archives: October 2012

Autumn 2012

29 October 2012 Lens: Let me know which is your favorite. Pens: In my small pocket of the world summer’s seasonal shift can be steadily provocative, slow in the transition, or quick with enthusiasm. Regardless, there is always some luscious … Continue reading

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WordPress’ Weekly Photo Challenge: Foreign

26 October 2012 Lens: Pens: WordPress’ Weekly Photo Challenge offers a duality: the challenger’s expression and interpretation of the theme, and the viewer’s reaction to the entry. The subject of this week’s theme is foreign. The American Heritage Dictionary cites … Continue reading

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Reflections: Thanks for the “Beautiful Blogger Award”

23 October 2012 Lens: Pens: I’ve been on this “blogging” journey for almost a year and a half, and during my travels into cyberspace I have met a creative and productive group of photographers and writers. We move through this extraordinary … Continue reading

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WordPress’ Weekly Photo Challenge: Silhouette

19 October 2012 Lens: Pens: Silhouette is the theme of WordPress’ Weekly Photo Challenge. As I searched for an appropriate entry, I thought of the image in the Lens section. This photograph is a celebration with my grandchildren. The backlight … Continue reading

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Pansy: A Stellar Charmer for Autumn and Spring

16 October 2012 Lens: Let me know which is your favorite. Pens: While many dote over autumn’s exhibition of radiant landscapes—myself included, I am won by a few other visual narratives. One of these is the re-introduction of the pansy, … Continue reading

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WordPress’ Weekly Photo Challenge: Big

12 October 2012 Lens: Let me know which is your favorite. Pens: The two photographs in the Lens section are my interpretation of WordPress’ Weekly Challenge: Big. Photograph one is the quintessential commentary on the human ego. A large outdoor … Continue reading

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Shoes as Cultural Icons: Citrus and Neon Colors on the Streets and Athletic Fields

10 October 2012 Lens: I. Cross Country Tournaments and Invitationals II. Store Display Let me know which is your favorite. Pens: It’s so curious–this proliferation of citrus and neon colors pushing themselves into my visual space. They pop, scurry, prance, … Continue reading

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