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Sunrise – Not Over Miami

Palm trees – yes. Miami – no. Arizona! This post was for the old WordPress.com Photo Challenge Rise/Set.

Prolific in Red – Bottlebrush Filters

This post is for the old WordPress.com photo challenge Prolific.

Palm Trees and Sunrises

All filters are available in a program called Topaz Studio. This post was for the old WordPress.com photo Challenge Lines.

A Line Up of Sunrises

We have a roof top patio in Arizona – a perfect place for watching sunrises, sunsets, and star gazing. The science behind contrails is fascinating. Contrails should never be a cause for alarm; after all, folks don’t flip out on chilly days when their breath forms a cloud. If it’s cold enough and the air […]
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Recipe for a Dramatic Sunrise or Sunset

Are the sunrises and sunsets in your part of the world ho-hum? If they are, then you could follow this recipe to make them spectacular! – start with clean air, preferably in the fall or winter season. (You might have to travel somewhere to find these conditions.) – marvel at the blue of the daytime […]
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Faces at the Car Show

Photos taken at Car Shows in Arizona: The first four photos use a Topaz Studio filter called Fine Wine. The next four photos use a Topaz Studio filter called Impasto. This week’s WordPress.com Photo Challenge is A Face in the Crowd.

I’d Rather Be… Here than There

March is a strange month. It was one of those March days when the sun shines hot and the wind blows cold: when it is summer in the light, and winter in the shade. ― Charles Dickens, Great Expectations – I’d rather be here where it is warm: Than there where it is cold: This […]
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Faces in the Car Show Crowd

January and February are the best time of the year for the car buffs in Arizona! This year The Car Guy went to Russo and Steele, Silver Auction at Fort McDowell and the Fountain Hills Concours in the Hills. He would have gone to Barrett-Jackson too, but got tired of trying to find a place […]
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Bee’s Temporary Visit – Mutually Beneficial

A Bee makes a temporary pit stop on one of the thistles that thrive at the base of The Belchen Gondola. The Black Forest Belchen is the fourth highest summit of the Black Forest in Germany. This week’s WordPress.com Photo Challenge is Temporary.

A Peek at Bourton-on-the Water

Bourton-on-the-Water is a village in the Cotswolds Area of Gloucestershire, England. The houses and shops in the village are constructed of the yellow Oolitic limestone that is found in the surrounding hills. Cotswold stone is easily split into blocks and is quite weather-resistant. The Cotswold hills cover an area that is about 40 miles across […]
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