Category Archives: photography

Spring Wildflowers- Picture Post

I love early spring wildflowers in Indiana.  It’s living proof that the winter is behind us and warm days are on the way.  I think winter is nice for about a week, then I’m done with it, and the long … Continue reading

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Crown Hill Cemetery

Picture post!  I had a big fun day with my family today.  First there was the dropping off of an old mattress and box-springs as well as an old dishwasher at my town’s free heavy trash drop off.  Okay, maybe … Continue reading

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Using CreateSpace for Non-traditional Purposes

CreateSpace is Amazon’s gateway to easy self-publishing. Whatever your opinion of Amazon, CreateSpace, and self-publishing in general, it’s a useful tool and fairly user friendly. I learned to use it to publish a book of my mother’s. Because the program … Continue reading

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I’m fifty, so I can do whatever the hell I want.

I haven’t written a blog post in some time. I didn’t mean to abandon it. Many things were happening in my life, and time just kept rolling along whether I wanted it to or not. Said goodbye to a pet, … Continue reading

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When I lived in an apartment in Louisville, I used to go nearly every day to fed the squirrels in a nearby park.  I’d click my tongue, and they’d come running. Now I live in a house with a yard, … Continue reading

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I’m a Head Out West

“Well I’m packing up my game and I’m a head out west…” –Kid Rock My lovely fiancé and I went on an epic journey out west late last month.  Thanks to the generosity and kindness of my in-laws, we were … Continue reading

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Blog Photography 101- Part Two, Contrast

I’m not a photographer, but when I started this blog, I decided that I wanted the pics to be as “me” as the words.  So they are.  To encourage more of my fellow bloggers to take advantage of the digital … Continue reading

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Blog Photography 101- Part One

Taking decent pictures for your blog is easier than you think. Recently, I received a few comments that surprised me.  Several people thanked me for helping them feel brave enough to post some of their own pictures.  Good for them! … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo challenge: From Lines to Patterns

Patterns, they are all around us. In everything we see, in everything we do. From the glass and beams in a fancy building, to the petals of a flower, to the structure in abusive relationships that drives abusers to hurt, … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Inside

I read the WordPress’ photo challenge for this week, a theme of what “inside” means to you, and I came across this picture. This picture perfectly describes my view of inside. Inside can certainly mean home, safety, and haven. To … Continue reading

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