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Weekly Photo Challenge: Peaceful

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Winter

Snow doesn’t often come to Virginia Beach, but I was able to capture one snowy scene from my bedroom window last year: Boston, however, never seems to run short on the fluffy white stuff:

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An Unusual Sight

How many times have you seen something unusual or amazing and wish you had a camera with you?  A little over a week ago, as we were driving over the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel early in the morning, I was … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Waiting

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More Windows and a Progress Report

It is nearly 10 A.M. and I’ve yet to start on my novel today, so I’m not expecting a big word count.  Yesterday I managed to get 4, 235 words written, though, for a grand total of 25, 959.  That … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Windows

Yesterday was a good writing day.  I managed to get 5,049 words down and now have a grand total of 21, 717.  Lots to do today, like try to at least make the downstairs livable (I’ll settle for just making … Continue reading

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And Then There Was One…

For the past month or so, I have been watching black swallowtail caterpillars devouring my Italian parsley.  First, there were five or six sizable ones and a slew of tiny ones just beginning to develop.  Before I went on my … Continue reading

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The Light in the Forest

Many long years ago, when I was a young teenager, I read a novel entitled The Light in the Forest by Conrad Richter.  It was about a teenage Pennsylvanian boy who was kidnapped by the Lenni Lanape Indians, raised as … Continue reading

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Speaking of Graves…

Yesterday’s post made me think of Thomas Gray‘s poem “Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard,” especially the following stanza: The boast of heraldry, the pomp of pow’r And all that beauty, all that wealth e’er gave, Awaits alike th’ inevitable … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Faces

Note:  I am going to be separated from my computer until Monday, October 3, so this is the last post from me you will see for over a week.  Since I wasn’t able to do much on a computer while … Continue reading

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