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SOMETHING NEW is the challenge this week from Nancy Merrill. I captured this photo of a new arrival to my garden…this tiny bunny…just a few inches long. I was not particularly happy to see yet another rabbit preparing to take … Continue reading
How to capture MOTION in a still photograph is this week’s challenge from Nancy Merrill Photography. Almost everywhere in this world of ours one thing that is most likely in motion is water…water in rivers, steams, waterfalls, and our oceans. … Continue reading
At the end of January 2014, I started A Walk in the Garden. I hoped to share some observations about one of the loves of my life–gardening–and to attract attention to the two books I published over that period. Photography … Continue reading
Nancy Merrill Photography challenges us bloggers to share a photograph based on her theme of the week. This week’s subject is TASTY TREAT. This is getting close to home—for chocolate lovers wherever you may be. Visit Nancy at https://nadiamerrillphotography.wordpress.com/2021/01/28/a-photo-a-week-challenge-tasty-treat/ to … Continue reading
This week’s photo challenge from Nancy Merrill Photography is SOMETHING PRETTY. I had lots of choices among my wife, daughters and granddaughters, but I couldn’t decide on one without hurting feelings of the others. So I looked at sunsets, art … Continue reading
A special prayer for all of you out there in the blogosphere: May 2021 be a year of PEACE Happy New Year!
Nancy Merrill gets the New Year off (or the old year out) with this week’s photo challenge: ABANDONED. I found this fellow alone on a park bench in the Atlanta Botanical Garden, his face leaning on his hand, downtrodden. If … Continue reading
Nancy Merrill’s photo challenge this week is appropriately: CHRISTMAS. I think back over Christmases past, and the memories always involve family…and food. Please visit Nancy’s site at https://nadiamerrillphotography.wordpress.com/2020/12/19/a-photo-a-week-challenge-christmas/ to see her offerings and those sharing during this special week. My … Continue reading
This week’s photo challenge from Nancy Merrill Photography is CRACKED. When I built these terrace walls with Pennsylvania field stone in my North Carolina garden, I created openings as I placed stone on stone. I planted low growing ground covers … Continue reading
Nancy Merrill’s photo challenge this week, most appropriately, is GIVE THANKS. There is much to be thankful for, despite the ongoing impact of the pandemic. I immediately think of family and friends and good health for this pair of octogenarians. … Continue reading