Category Archives: Rambling Thoughts

Where Have I Gone?

Sound the drum rolls – I’m nearly ready to come back.  Apologies to my regular followers for the lack of content lately.  Thanks to the well wishers who checked in to make sure I was ok! I’ve been engaged in … Continue reading

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So you’re too fat to be photographed…

I’ve never re-blogged before, but this one was too good to resist.  Teresa of North Carolina has done a wonderful job of explaining why family photos are important at any time… http://myfriendteresablog.com/so-youre-feeling-too-fat-to-be-photographed/comment-page-52/#comment-1645 This doesn’t just apply to family photos. I’ve … Continue reading

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Happy Halloween

I’ve been a bit neglectful of the blog the past couple of weeks – putting my feet up, literally, after an incident involving a snowy day, a rogue thermos and a trip to ER.  But what better way to get … Continue reading

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Globalfest 2012 – the faces…

Just this morning I read a blog about the Ku Klux Klan still being alive in the USA.  While I’m saddened, I’m not naive and know racial intolerance still exists world-wide…. even here in generally accepting Canada. That said, I’d … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Wrong

When this week’s Weekly Photo Challenge came up, I wondered how on earth I could demonstrate ‘wrong’ with photos.  Sure, blurry, underexposed, overexposed images would work, but I felt that would just be wrong.  Then there were some of the … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Growth

Definition:  growth/grōTH/ Noun: – The process of increasing in physical size. – The process of developing or maturing physically, mentally, or spiritually. Initially I thought photographically demonstrating growth would be challenging.   I contemplated a series of flowers from bud to … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Inside

This week’s photo challenge asks us to demonstrate how the inside of something can be more interesting than the outside.  Initially I had visions of jelly doughnuts, or Boston creams (I think it was near dinner time when I read the post);  … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Dreaming – long exposures

This week’s photo challenge covers the topic of ‘Dreaming’ – focusing on long exposures (2 to 15 seconds) where “ISO and shutter speed align perfectly in an effort to give our shots an otherworldly sense of escapism.” For the longest … Continue reading

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These boots were made for walkin’…

I think I’ve developed a foot fetish or, more accurately, a footwear fetish.  The more events I shoot, the more I notice accoutrements for the feet.  I think it’s called living vicariously through the shoes of others. With wide calves, … Continue reading

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Pets are for life – and love…

As if we didn’t have enough on our plates (self-employment, unemployment, very active teens), at the urging of our daughter (who wanted a more active dog to work with) we decided to throw a puppy into the equation… “Fools” I … Continue reading

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