Tag: self-portrait

A Late Winter Walk

The world is but a canvas to the imagination. – Henry David Thoreau A few days before the official start of spring, I took a walk at one of my favorite places, the Lewis Ginter Botanical Gardens. The shadows were lovely, even though the trees are still bare. The crocus were in bloom – just…

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The Beauty of Shadows

Thoughts are the shadows of our feelings — always darker, emptier and simpler. ― Friedrich Nietzsche All the variety, all the charm, all the beauty of life is made up of light and shadow. ― Leo Tolstoy, Anna Karenina This week’s photo challenge is “shadowed“, in which we are told: Experimenting with shadows can be…

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Dragons & Monsters

This week’s Fun Foto Challenge over at Cee’s Photography are the colors green and red.  It can be one or the other or both. I went Friday night to see the lights at the Lewis Ginter Botanical Gardens.  I’m still editing down the photos, but thought I’d start your week by sharing some green and red photos…

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Real Women Have Scars

When I visited my daughter last month, she showed me her ankles and complained about all the bug bites that have turned into scars.  She unfortunately has quite a few on her ankles, but when I looked at them, all I could think was – I’d rather you do things and risk scars than do…

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