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Eternal Dreams

Featured Blogger: Golnaran My featured blogger this week is Golnaran, a wonderfully distinctive artist and sometime poet who I’ve had the pleasure of following since early on (her blog site launched two weeks before mine did in 2014). I’m not … Continue reading

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Unexpectedly Beautiful

We all appreciate classical beauty, perfection as it were. But there’s something about the unexpectedly beautiful, the asymmetrically symmetrical, the imperfectly perfect that resonates more deeply with us. Perhaps it is because we sense that, although very few of us … Continue reading

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Hope Springs…

Hope doesn’t float, nope, it springs. Around this time every year God reminds us he hasn’t given up on us yet. “Hope springs eternal in the human breast Man never is, but always to be blest The soul, uneasy, and … Continue reading

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Extraordinary Everyday

Originally posted on Jane Lurie Photography:
“When we separate our artistic activity from daily life, we cut ourselves off from our most valuable creative resource.  However, if we live life as an art form in itself, we have available to…

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Instant Memoir

I’d expected to write another My Real Memoir entry this morning. But when I awoke (my favorite way to start the day), our world had been transformed from Cincinnati to Narnia, or (if you’re a GoT fan) the Kingdom of … Continue reading

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Fall Into Winter

Guest Post by Stephen Geisel Stephen Geisel is a Toronto-based photographer, videographer, motion-designer whose stunning artwork is available in print and other forms at his blog site love-fi, and at several others. These images from the last two months alone … Continue reading

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Peru: Rhythm of the Amazon

Originally posted on Global Sojourns Photography:
Every morning the Amazon wakes me with a new symphony. One day the tempo of the rain, next day the pulsating sounds of howler monkeys, and today it’s the electric strain of sunrise matching…

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Light and Hope…

Originally posted on ellie894:
In the spring I plant morning glories. Heavenly blue is the name on the seed packet, and they certainly are all of that! I hope they will begin to flower in the summer. But, it is…

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Stark Beauty

photo by Guido Montanes Castillo (mask available at fineartamerica.com) Thought for the Week Who doesn’t love autumn? And by “autumn,” of course, we mean mid-fall when all the leaves on the trees have finally turned to gold and amber and … Continue reading

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No One Does Christmas Like My Wife

My Friday photoblogs usually feature images I’ve found online. But this time I didn’t have to look so far. I just grabbed my phone and began chronicling how my wife beautifies our home, especially during the Christmas season. Which starts … Continue reading

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