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Sunday Stills: Can You Capture the #Wind?

Today's Sunday Stills theme challenges you to capture the wind! Wind is a very broad theme which is open to much interpretation. Like last week, I challenge you to get creative with your photography or other projects! Perhaps you captured the wind in a poem, a song, a quote. I'm sure there are hundreds of …

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Leisure Connects Us

What Does Waiting Look Like to You?

Each week, I eagerly await the WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge that asks bloggers to share appropriate images based on that week's theme. As I anticipate my last weekend at the Sacramento River delta, I keenly recall animated conversations during the late winter and early spring of how we were going to spend every weekend windsurfing. …

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Windsurfing together on our 3rd wedding anniversary!

Wedding Anniversary and Wind: A Good Match

What does a married couple do on their 3rd wedding anniversary? Well, windsurf, of course! When we first started dating in 2009 I asked him to teach me how to windsurf. We were both aged 49 when he found me and I found windsurfing! This photo was taken by a friend (on MY phone) on …

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“Cares Will Drop Away From You…”

"The winds will blow their own freshness into you, and the storms their energy, while cares will drop away from you like the leaves of autumn." John Muir Since I am a nature girl, I love the writings and contributions of John Muir. John Muir (1838-1914) was America's most famous and influential naturalist and conservationist, and …

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Wind and Water: Muses from Leisure

Muse What inspires you? What gets your blood pumping? Is it great food, good company or a task well-done? If you are a photographer or writer, amateur or pro, what is your muse for a beautiful photo or an insightful blog post or story? The Weekly Photo Challenge asks us this question. If you follow …

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Got Wind? One Word Photo Challenge

For this week's One Word Photo Challenge, the theme is WIND! No self-respecting windsurfer would be without a plethora of photos of the sport!  I am going to dial it back and give you this one shot... in a collage. I went out earlier when the wind was blowing about 30 mph. First time on …

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