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DAILY POST WORD PRESS WEEKLY PHOTO CHALLENGE – GATHERING

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And the gifts were gathering 

In the rustic old rocker

In hopes that Santa Claus

Soon would be there!

My Norfolk Island Pine

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Basking in the sunny kitchen window!

TEN DAYS TO CHRISTMAS

A photo countdown to the celebration of Christmas … Day OneExterior Front Door

Simplicity dominates the exterior front door. My dad hand-sanded and stained and finished that door over fifty-five years ago. It stills offers a warm welcome to all who visit.

DAILY POST WORD PRESS WEEKLY PHOTO CHALLENGE – TRANSITION

For this week’s challenge, share an image that depicts transition. Let life itself be your muse. For more information go here.

In this part of the country transitions can be rather drastic … taking place in just a matter of days.

Two weeks ago everything was sunny, colorful and totally FALL.

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And then we had a week of cold, winds and never-ending rain. And the same view transitioned to this …

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And in case you’re wondering, I still have an entire yard filled with leaves.

 

 

HIDDEN IN THE PHOTO …

If you look closely at this photo, you will discover the title of one of O’Henry’s most famous short stories.DSC01651

The New Sculpture Garden At The St. Louis Art Museum

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If you have visit this site before, you have undoubtedly seen the front entrance of the St. Louis Art Museum on multiple occasions. Well, this is the backside that has recently transformed into a spacious plaza for special events and also serve as the museum’s new sculpture garden. Here’s a quick sample of some of the works on display in the garden.  I took notes so I could supply captions for each sculpture, but I can’t find my second sheet of notes. Will correct after my next visit.

WORDLESS WEDNESDAY — THE LONELY PETUNIA

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DAILY POST WORDPRESS WEEKLY PHOTO CHALLENGE – MOTION

This week, share your photographs that have captured motion, and tell us the stories behind the images. (For more information go here.)

These little ducklings were just begging to have their picture taken. Not seen in the picture was their mother who waddled along their swim path watching their every paddle.  The camera captured every from their paddling strokes churning up  the water to the drops of water falling from the bill of the one duckling who stopped to capture a quick snack from the lake.

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FOUR DUCKLINGS SWIMING AND ONE MOM A-WATCHING!Watchful Mom

Weekly Photo Potpourri

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SPRING FLOWERS

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SLOPPY BOB

GardenGnome

GARDEN GNOME?

TooManyPeeps

CAN YOU EVER HAVE TOO MANY PEEPS?

WORDLESS WEDNESDAY … SWEET VIOLETS!

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