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WPC: Thanks for the Photographic Memories

The WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge has been a staple on my blog since January 2015, when I began submitting to its new theme each week.  This is the last week that the weekly photo challenge will prompt bloggers like myself to stretch our imaginations and take a photograph that depicts the theme. The last theme, appropriately is All-Time …

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One Lucky Blogger: How To Get 500+ Followers on Your Blog (Part One)

I have been diligently blogging for eight months, although my blog has been around for three years. On May 5, I had the distinct pleasure of welcoming the 500th follower to my blog! When I started blogging about my one-subject wonder—the Four Generations, I never imagined my blog, renamed and retooled in September 2014, would …

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A Fly on the Wall

Wall to Wall At my house, a fly on the wall has to contend with original art work and framed prints. I am very proud to display several original oils by my grandmother who was a prolific painter in her late 50s. Treva Maynard McCune, who was too humble to sign most of her 200 …

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Number Sightings: A Moment in Time

A Moment in Time How often do you see this number? Does this number in the photo above jump out at you at random moments? The number can only appear twice daily on a digital clock, so the odds may be pretty good. I estimate that I see this exact number on my clock in …

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Re-Spring Your Step with Some Dog Walkin’

There is nothing that puts a spring in my step than a walk or jog with my precious pups, Aero and Gideon. A simple mention of the word "walk" has these pups wriggling and woofing with delight. If they catch me putting on my black exercise pants, the fun begins as they both fall on the …

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Daily Post Weekly Photo Challenge: Mellow Yellow

This photo was taken in mid-November in North Lake Tahoe. It was a very unseasonably warm day on the lake and people were out kayaking and stand-up paddling. I was struck how the yellow kayak and the yellow leaves stood out against the cool blues and greens of the background. <a href="https://dailypost.wordpress.com/dp_photo_challenge/yellow/">Yellow</a>