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Wordless Wednesday: Sunrise

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Daily Post Photo Challenge: Shadowed

Daily Post Photo Challenge: Shadowed

In the shadows of tropical trees at the Naples Zoo in Florida, I found these unusual plants backlit by the sun.

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Cee’s Odd Balls: Part to Whole… Whatever

Taking part-to-whole pictures can result in displays of interesting textures. Can you guess what the whole will be from these parts?

(For Cee’s Odd Ball Photo Challenge)

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Can you guess yet?

These pictures were taken at St. James Island’s (Charleston, South Carolina) annual Festival of Lights. One section of the park is devoted to a giant holiday greeting card contest focusing on using recyclable items in the environment. Here one elementary school put together this very clever…

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…Christmas Owl

Here’s an even broader look at part of the giant greeting card display at the Festival of Lights in a Piwakawata photo:

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How about jumping into a “Part-to-Whole Photo Challenge.” Post your own part-to-whole photos and post a link in my comments section. I’d love to see what you come up with. I’ll post a list of links for anyone who jumps on board.

In the meantime, Happy New Year. For more fun than you can possibly handle, you might want to check out this post on Janice Heck Writes: Happy New Year’s Day.

Saving Hong Kong

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Photos of Umbrella Revolution from 20-year expat, Marcia Barham, who was the music teacher when I was principal of the Lower Primary School, Hong Kong International School. (I left HK in 2000.)

Originally posted on Four Oceans, One Family: 四海 一 家:

Sent to the The Foreign Correspondents’ Club, Hong Kong

So I read online where the FCC was asking for our photos of the Umbrella Movement. My first thoughts – oh, that’s great, I have been down four times and taken photographs trying to preserve my memories of Occupy Central; I have lots of photos; I wanted friends to know more about what is currently happening in HK. Then I thought, Oh crap, the FCC asked for photos – that is THE journalists’ club of Asia; I can never submit my photos! But why not, my perspective may be a bit different as an associate member. So here we go.

Arriving in Hong Kong July of ’94, I had little knowledge of the city, its culture or history with China. That was to quickly change. I took a teaching position at the Hong Kong International School as an adventure and it being…

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Silent Sunday: Down by the Pond

silent sunday Silent Sunday

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Festival of Leaves: In the Wind and Rain

Festival of Leaves Photo challenge: In the wind and rain…

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Cee’s B & W Photo Challenge: Reflections and Shadows

Cees Black and White Challenge: Reflections

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Sculpture: Joie de Vivre by Jonathan Darmon at the Center for Childbirth

AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center, Mainland Campus, Pomono, NJ

The Perfect Husband

A little treat my husband baked…

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Thanks, Ken.

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Worst of the Week: Writing Errors in Everyday Life: Your, You’re

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Here’s a post from my writing blog.

Originally posted on Janice Heck Writes:

This trash can owner is obviously annoyed with some of his dog-walking neighbors.

OC Shout, fall 030

This error is so easy to avoid.

You are = you’re.

Omitted punctuation doesn’t help this frustrated person’s message either.

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Cee’s Which Way Photo Challenge 2014 #16: Which Way?

Cee’s Which Way Photo Challenge: Hidden signs leave motorists wondering: Which Way? Oh well, at least the clipped hedges look nice.

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Oops. This one could cause some trouble!

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