Tag Archives: HDR

Isolation Antidotes (23): Here Come the Sun(flowers)!

This past week New Zealand’s Prime Minister reduced our risk status to Level 2, so things are slowly returning more closely to what used to be “normal.” However, we remain very cautious and plan to continue to be, until such … Continue reading

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Tweaking Tuesday: Forest Fantasy

I haven’t done a tweaking post in nearly three and a half years, and this image rose, of its own accord, to the top of my mind as I was looking through my photo files. The subject is a forest … Continue reading

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Flashback Friday: CLV Revisited

My blogging buddy Linda over at Shoreacres commented, just the other day, on my current header photo. It’s a favorite of mine, and one that I made at one of my very favorite places. This particular day in late September … Continue reading

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Fabulous and free—and in the Nik of time

I have just learned, in a post on another website, that Google+, which bought the Nik software suite, is now  (since April) offering it to everyone at no cost–in fact, if it’s to be believed, they say that anyone who … Continue reading

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Serenity Sunday: A touch of red…

…for Valentine’s Day.  Hope you’re having a great one!

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There goes the sun! (Part 2)

Following up on yesterday’s featuring of the Baudette sunflowers, I’d like to bring you with me deeper into the field and closer to these magnificent beauties.  I was very fortunate that the clouds lined up above the western horizon were … Continue reading

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Serenity Sunday: There goes the sun! (Part 1)

A week and a half ago we made a drive to Baudette, Minnesota, which lies on the southern shore of the Rainy River, which serves as part of the border with Canada.  While we were driving around the area in … Continue reading

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A sad passing and a happy recovery

Ever since we settled on this house, some 17 years ago, we have loved our flowering crabapple tree, delighting in its spring blossoms and the fragrance they emanate.  But the severe, cold, dry winter of 2013 was too much for … Continue reading

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500 Ways to Live Your Love

On this milesone of my 500th post with WordPress, I thank all of you who have been following my blogs. I’ve thought about how to celebrate this, and decided to spend most of the day sorting out a dozen of … Continue reading

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Daphne dearest

As our spring progresses in leaps and bounds, thanks to the inch of rain we had just the other day, another of our favorite bushes has entered the pageantry of the flower festival. It’s the Daphne flowering shrub (Daphne odora), … Continue reading

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