Humor, photography, The Americas

Are You Ready For Halloween?

Perhaps the past tense would be more appropriate. ; ) We planned, we assembled, we costumed! The fun began on Friday night with the middle school dance. Many home made outfits and much creativity. Saturday, friends and I strolled down State St. in costume and saw college students dressed up in their finest cow, cowboy, […]

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Gardening, Nature, photography

Olbrich Garden’s Gleam 2022

Lights in the night that bring delight. Going to the glimmering evening garden show has become a tradition for us. This year, we started in the mushroom grove. Delicate mushrooms that look like morels are made from beeswax and glow. Next we went through an astral entrance. It felt like a rite of passage to […]

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Art, Gardening, Nature, photography

Preview of Gleam

Our favorite local botanical garden runs its light show fundraiser event through September and October. This year we waited until October, when it was dark at 7 pm to go. The installations were as creative as ever. Here’s a preview shot. Thanks for joining in today. I look forward to your comments! ¡Olé! –Rebecca

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Nature, photography

Beauty in the Gutter after the Rain

This morning I saw the light hit the water below. It gave the captured rain a silvery color. My trusty phone camera recorded an image similar to the shimmering my eyes perceived. Three viewpoints on one meter of street at curbside: I understand the absurdity of exalting the gutter, but there it is, and it’s […]

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Nature, photography

Magic Oak that Holds up the Sun

Today I’m participating in a new photo prompt, Whatsoever is Lovely by Xingfu Mama. I had an excellent walk this afternoon at Cherokee Marsh. It was not the longer, farther away stroll I had planned with friends at Lake Farms Park, but I exercised and it felt good. The end of the day light was […]

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