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Another great topic from Nancy Merrill Photography in her weekly photo challenge: OCTOBER. I have felt that October was the best month to recognize transitions…at least in my part of North Carolina. We can have quite warm temperatures followed by … Continue reading
Nancy Merrill Photography has again give us a great challenge this week: HATS. Looking back through my archives, I found this picture of my two oldest grandchildren getting ready for tennis lessons. The hats were the crowning addition. Twelve years … Continue reading
This week’s challenge from Nancy Merrill Photography is VACATION MEMORIES. A four-day visit to Niagara on the Lake in Canada was delightful. Good friends, great theater, fun wine tastings, superb food, beautiful gardens, and of course a visit to the … Continue reading
Nancy Merrill Photography challenges us each week to share a photo that expresses the theme of the week. This time it is NOSTALGIC. When the grandkids were small, we had them wait (patiently?) on the steps while an adult made … Continue reading
This week’s photo challenge from Nancy Merrill Photography is HAPPINESS. I can’t think of much that gives me more happiness than remembering my grandson catching his first fish. It made him a fisherman for life. Why not drop over to … Continue reading
The topic of this week’s challenge from Nancy Merrill Photography is INSECTS. I looked back in my “critters” files and found these beauties: An ant wearing white socks on its forelegs A June bug waiting to get in my screened … Continue reading
This week Nancy Merrill’s photo challenge is about composition: “Threes and Threes.” We are to display the main subject, not in the center, but placed off to about one third. I was pleased to have found these three items in … Continue reading
The theme for Nancy Merrill Photography’s challenge this week is DUSK. This photo taken during a vacation in upper New York captures the last rays of sunset at dusk. The day is almost over, but there is still enough light … Continue reading
Nancy Merrill’s photo challenge topic is “ANYTHING.” That certainly gives plenty of room to consider. As a long time gardener and lover of beautiful flowers, I decided to share a photo of one of my favorites. This is a pink … Continue reading
The theme of this week’s photo challenge from Nancy Merrill Photography is LIGHT AND DARK. ‘Clarence’ is one of my favorite bearded iris, and I think it captures this week’s theme dramatically. Why don’t you step over to https://nadiamerrillphotography.wordpress.com/2020/06/04/a-photo-a-week-challenge-light-and-dark/ to … Continue reading