Category Archives: Still life

A challenge . . . it’s been a long time.

I’ve started following terribleminds specifically because I’ve missed writing flash fiction in answer to challenges. terribleminds is the site of Chuck Wendig, a “novelist, screenwriter, and game designer.” He does a thing where he posts a flash fiction challenge and gives you a … Continue reading

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Dead Stuff in Black and White

I often see other bloggers present their photographs rendered in B&W. Most looks very good, and tears of frustration run down my cheeks. It’s not fair! My camera captures color photographs! You can’t even find a B&W digital camera! To … Continue reading

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Before and After – 005

Last year we planted a couple of Clematis plants adding to the ones we already have.  The established plants go balls-out and flower like crazy.  The new ones looked fine, but one did not flower this year, and the other … Continue reading

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The Zoo, and the Tea

Weekends have been documented to alter one’s perception of time.  On the surface, they appear to be 48 hours long, but perceptually, the passing of weekend time is affected by a number of things capable of speeding up time so … Continue reading

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Tea and Scones and More

So, I’m in trouble  . . . I had interrupted our scones snack yesterday for an impromptu photo session.  Or, as my wife refers to it, “sucking the joy out of the moment”.   It’s only half in jest, but … Continue reading

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Tea and Scones

After a fairly stressful few days, wondering if we would have to evacuate and watching constant updates on the progress of firefighters, this was the first day we somewhat relaxed.   The weather has cooled, and there are even spotty … Continue reading

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Still Life Contest – Maintenance and Final Thoughts

This will be my last entry regarding the Still Life contest.  As before, I will not be mentioning it or soliciting votes for it should I get in the running.  Those interested in the contest will have to remember and … Continue reading

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