A repeat of my post in 2009. Still relevant 5 years later...maybe more so. Many elementary schools have banned the traditional Halloween school party for a watered-down version called the "Fall Party" or “Harvest Party.” Evidently, this quasi-religious holiday continues to receive its share of objections from a number of fronts, including Christianity, Judaism and … Continue reading Halloween post-redux
Well, one would have thought PJ's prompt of People this month would be super easy with turkey day and other seasonal festivities where people gather together. But I don't get out much. So my shots are not super exciting this month. I love to people watch, but when it comes to capturing them photojournalism-style, I … Continue reading November Photo Challenge: People
Textures by Kim Klassen; 1010 at 70% screen; 1111 at 100% soft light Life is full of give and take. Give thanks and take nothing for granted. ~Linda Poindexter Gone is the blaze of Autumn glory from the trees and bushes. What's left is the rigid, branchy framework that supports the buds in the spring, … Continue reading Recipe for a good life
You may think this is a shot of my tree before Christmas morning. But you would be incorrect. This is still my tree...patiently waiting for Peanut and her family to arrive. (Patience is a virtue....Patience is a virtue....Patience is a virtue....Patience is a virtue....) First they were coming on the 26th so I didn't mail … Continue reading On the twelfth day of Christmas…….
How are you doing with the Hallmarkization of the holidays this year? Are they living up to your expectations? What are your expectations? I love Christmas. I love the songs, the decorations, the idea of festive activities. I look forward to it all year. I start listening to Christmas music before the Thanksgiving turkey is … Continue reading Holiday hoopla