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Here Snakey, Snakey

I realize the title is not grammatically correct, but I’m using it as a warning to my mother who hates all things snake related, and, come to think of it anything to do with worms too.  So here it is; … Continue reading

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Dos Gatos are Double Trouble

We see double often in this house, particularly when Dos Gatos are showing their hind ends to us. Identification of the Dos Gatos Brothers from the back entails going through the checklist.  Boomer’s coat is browner and shorter; Bandit’s fur … Continue reading

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Construction

The first part of the theme for Photo 101 today is both a noun and a verb.  Edge (n): the outside limit, area, or surface; a place or part farthest away from the center of something.  Edge (v): give with … Continue reading

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Dark of Night and Light of Day

When I received the email notification for Blogging U last night SU and I were sitting in the dark of night. When I read aloud that the theme for day seventeen; “Glass, Squared” we both looked towards the front door … Continue reading

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The Box

Outside our bedroom door lies a box that used to hold a treasure. While there are many different curing methods used around the world, in California, most olives become California black ripe olives, which are prized for their firm texture … Continue reading

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Snapshot Sunday ~ 27/03/2016

Today is “Pretty in Pink Day”. One of the suggestions for weekend photography in Photo 101 was to focus on one colour; others were to use a different gallery and use the camera to crop the background. I didn’t enhance … Continue reading

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¡Qué bonito! Sunset Over the Ocean

Our house faces the East and we get the lovely morning sunrise when it chooses to show itself. We aren’t often in a spot on The Peninsula to see the sunset, that is the domain of the West side, The Sunset … Continue reading

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They’re Babies!

While out on the back porch recently, I noticed a strange occurrence. I looked down at the bag that we use as a weight, and I saw several small specks. When I looked closer they were tiny baby Praying Mantises. … Continue reading

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Water Moves

I took 220 pictures this morning in and around our water fountain to capture the Photo 101 Day 3 theme; Moment and Motion. I kept my flash off, I slowed down my shutter speed and I adjusted my ISO and … Continue reading

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En blanco y negro

Architecture for Day 12…in the campo?  This task was a little more difficult.  Had I still been in the city I wouldn’t have had a shortage of modern and old building as my subject.  Here in our little town however; … Continue reading

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