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Monthly Archives: May 2013

words, marvelous words, and rain too

“In all things of nature there is something of the marvelous.” ~Aristotle “Bees do have a smell, you know, and if they don’t they should, for their feet are dusted with spices from a million flowers.” ~Ray Bradbury, Dandelion Wine {bee on rhododendron, above} {busy bee blurred in background, above} April Rain Song Let the […]

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the fallen

I’ve always loved how flower petals look when they have fallen, particularly when they pool like these have done. I’ve been taking a few photos lately so I’ll share some in the next few days — and will even include flower petals still on their respective plants! How does your garden grow? “Softly and still […]

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This is just to say

One of my favourite poets is William Carlos Williams and one of my all-time favourite poems is his, “This is just to say”. It’s a favourite of millions or billions of others. Here’s a copy of the poem with my own ‘poem’ beneath his ‘talking back to it’ and using his as a model. This […]

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Liberate Your Art 2013 — the blog hop

I recently took part in  a postcard swap organized by Kat Sloma along with 216 other artists around the world. The general idea was for any visual artist of any medium to take photographs of their art (or if their photographs are their art) and have postcards made either of a variety of images or just one. […]

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What Mae West said …

Mae West would approve I’m sure. All the ‘background technical updating’ has been completed for my photo journal. You’ll notice a bit of a change to the facade but the biggest changes occur in the background. I see a few of my links (on the widgets at the bottom) need some adjusting but I’ll need […]

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