Full moon captured within the thorny branches

The Orbs that Rule #Halloween Night

This is as close to a Halloween-themed post as I will get. The WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge uses Rounded as the theme. I captured this full moon last year near Halloween with my phone! Really!  I used some post-editing effects with some tweaks in exposure, but it seems to work for this challenge. For your …

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candy closeup

Nostalgic About Halloween Candy

Halloween is right around the corner and the stores are loaded with bags of candy for trick-or-treaters. I love my weekly photo challenges and I couldn't believe that the planets (or pumpkins?) aligned for a photo challenge trifecta! Nothing is more nostalgic than a bowl of candy for Halloween. I remember loving Tootsie Rolls and Tootsie …

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Chain Linked. How do you link to leisure?

The Link to Leisure

This is the final wrap-up post to celebrate the last Leisure Link. Today I feature all the bloggers who took the time to link-up for the last time! And the winner with the most clicks was… All in a Dad’s Work, with his post “We Hit the Trails.” Eric is a great dad who gives …

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Old Coloma School

The Haunting of Old Coloma School

Have you ever entered an old historical building and felt the presence of spirits? “We can still hear the sounds of children playing in the auditorium at certain quiet times during the day,” says one city worker. Another person swears she has heard ghostly footsteps of children running up and down the stairs as if …

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Zombie Plants

Zombie Plants Attack!

As this is the week before Halloween, let's play with some black and white photography of spooky objects made of wood. The community garden planters at the local school appear as tombstones laid side by side. Zombie-like plant life comes alive as they appear to crawl out of their coffins. Living in the old mulberry …

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Rocks Carefully Stacked

Tender Loving Care

Careful is the theme for the Weekly Photo Challenge. Most endeavors in life require a little tender loving care. Of course, from my perspective, leisure is the catalyst for careful. Whether you carefully stack rocks for Halloween decor... ...to taking extra care in pouring that wonderful Chilean wine...oops, there's a drip! ... or, to stepping and …

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