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Yearly Archives: 2013

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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In the meantime …

A little sweet to tide you over while I’m in the process of making some major changes behind the scenes of this little place on the web. Please allow me approximately a week to get things re-organized and settled in. I need to have things complete in time to showcase the results of the Liberate […]

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There is only now

“The present moment is the substance with which the future is made. Therefore, the best way to take care of the future is to take care of the present moment. What else can you do?”  -Thich Nhat Hanh I took oodles of photos this spring during the herring spawn seen from the beach below our […]

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Of Course it Hurts …

Of course it hurts when buds burst. Otherwise why would spring hesitate? Why would all our fervent longing be bound in the frozen bitter haze? The bud was the casing all winter. What is this new thing, which consumes and bursts? Of course it hurts when buds burst, pain for that which grows and for […]

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One of the Delights of Life

It was our turn to host Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner with our local newcomer’s club. Eight couples, lots of fine food, and plenty of interesting conversation. I love dinner parties.  And then up early this morning, enjoyed our cappuccino, and joined our regular dog-walking group for an exhilarating walk along the beautiful Englishman River. […]

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