Monthly Archives: October 2019

NaNoWriMo 2019 . . . Maybe?

Wow . . . three posts in one day. Out of necessity, I’m sure. Tomorrow is the first of November . . . November is Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo). I’ve yet to decide if I’ll tackle writing another book — … Continue reading

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Halloweens That Were

Some readers (one) made mention of traveling back in time and reading my prior Halloween offerings. “Good luck with that!” I thought, “Time travel is kind of messy.” It turns out they meant revisiting my prior Halloween posts. Well, ever … Continue reading

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Halloween 2019 Offering

Another Halloween . . . not that we celebrate, but I used to write Halloween short stories. Not always, but I at least offered up a graphic or photo. The last few years, I used the free PanosFx Spooky Halloween … Continue reading

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The Seed and I

I might have mentioned (once or twice) I like sitting out back, under the covered porch, camera in hand, coffee by my side. A few days ago, I was joined by a seed. A Milkweed seed, as best as I … Continue reading

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Just in! Fox gets out of the rain!

I don’t mind rainy days . . . provided I’m inside, all comfy and dry. That said, today, a rainy and wet day, I went and sat outside where I could enjoy the gentle rain that thoroughly soaked everything. Of … Continue reading

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I Feel B&G&W . . . in Magnolia

I was curious, so I tried a few conversions to Black & Gray & White. I only used the seeds as I think those are more interesting than the flowers. I used Nik Tools Silver Efex Pro 2 with custom … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – Magnolia

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