Tag Archives: Australia

Warm Winter Wishes (2)

Continued cold and windy here, and clear—which makes it even colder. Thinking back to more warmer times, this one came to mind. I came across this shed in Australia, near Armidale, New South Wales, in September 2007. It seemed to … Continue reading

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Serenity Sunday: Mickeys Creek

The linguistic pedants among you will wonder about the lack of an apostrophe, and so do I. Be that as it may, I don’t know if there were two or more Mickeys who lived in the area (in which case … Continue reading

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Melancholy Monday: Morning mist near Natimuk

One of my photo buddies in Australia, Lisa, recently posted a photo (here) that she’d made in the early morning hours, and I was reminded of this occasion. I have had quite a few trips to Australia, mostly connected with … Continue reading

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Nebulous Noteables: Gunnedah

I haven’t posted anything from my store of favorite clouds in quite a while, and I’ve had this one on my mind for some time now.  I hope you won’t mind another trip to Australia so soon after my last … Continue reading

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Fleeting Beauty (1): Darwin

A few days ago one of my photo friends, The Meanderer, in response to my first recent post about the rainbow in Naves, France, aptly described the moment as “fleeting beauty.”  I was immediately intrigued by this perceptive term, and … Continue reading

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Silly Saturday: Pocket Pretzel

Back in 2007, while on a working trip to Australia, I had the chance to visit the family of the young man who was to become my first son-in-law a year later.  Their home was a drive of some two … Continue reading

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Face to face

Something that someone said the other day reminded me of a close encounter that I enjoyed immensely, in Australia, almost exactly four years ago.  It’s been haunting me ever since, and the only way I can ease the pressure of … Continue reading

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Serenity Sunday–Australian abstract

I am long overdue for a Serenity Sunday post, and I haven’t posted an abstract for quite a while, either, so this is to help to address both needs with—as the Germans say—two flies with one swat.  The location was … Continue reading

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Flashback Friday: Dip Falls

If memory serves, March 1995 was when I made my first visit to Tasmania.  It’s one of the states of Australia, roughly the size of the state of Maine in the USA, and is the 26th-largest island in the world.  … Continue reading

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Belated backup blues

I’m not a complete computer illiterate.  I understand very well the essential value of backing up important information on a regular basis.  Yet I, too, get complacent, and Mr. Murphy still exercises his uncanny ability to strike when we least … Continue reading

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