Monthly Archives: October 2011

Weekly Photo Challenge: Hidden

We’ve taken a long weekend getaway. As I opened the curtains in our hotel room upon our arrival, I saw the setting sun partially hidden behind a wing of the hotel. And, there along the slope of the Sierra, homes … Continue reading

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Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead)

Mexico, and Mexicans everywhere begin to prepare for Dia de los Muertos, a Mexican holiday that commemorates friends and family who have died. The celebrations take place on November 1st and 2nd, that align with the Catholic’s All Saint’s Day … Continue reading

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Sylvia Plath, October 27, 1932 – February 11, 1963

American poet, novelist, short story writer. She would have been 79 today had she not taken her life. I don’t want to get all maudlin, I just wanted to wish her world soul happy birthday. It’s rather strange to wish … Continue reading

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Life is a Carousel, Old Chum. A PhotoBlog

We live out in the sticks  in an “exurb” of the San Francisco Bay Area, and it amazes me how good things come forth, even out here. It’s a matter of living in the moment and seeing the beauty in everything. I’ve found … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Opportunity, Post Script

Sayulita Surfer Dog forgot to rinse off the salt water  

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Opportunity

The opportunity for a man and his best friend to ride a wave together. I took this photo in Sayulita, Mexico

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The Days Grow Shorter

I take a short daily walk at noon to stretch my legs, and a second longer one after finishing up my day of sitting at the computer. I walk through the neighborhood, and have been looking at the Halloween decorations in … Continue reading

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October 18, 1916; Forgiveness Part 2

Had my father lived, he would have been 95 today; he died in 1996 from complications of Parkinson’s. My father was a journalist, spent most of his life writing columns for newspapers in Texas, doing some radio news work, and … Continue reading

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Forgiveness

 My husband and I watched a movie Saturday night, Get Low. It’s a 2009 movie with Robert Duvall, Sissy Spacek, Bill Murray, and Lucas Black. Fabulous movie that I’d not even heard of, and can’t remember how I stumbled upon … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Possibility

In this great land of ours there are a myriad of possibilities. The United States is vast and filled with a myriad of peoples, the differences serving only to make us all the richer for the cultural diversity. And it … Continue reading

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