100 Word Challenge: Interrupted

Until I was so rudely interrupted last week, along with my congratulatory accolades to the previous week’s submitters, I had intended to report on how my Lenten closet purge went… you know the one, remove one thing each day and donate the pile at the end of 40 days. It was remarkably easy, even though […]

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It’s looking a lot like Christmas

Ornaments, white snow Sandy Claus is coming to town You better watch out For the past several years, I have gone to a local beach to snap a holiday photo. Sand on the Gulf Coast of Florida is crystalline quartz. It looks like fine, white sugar… or snow. Taking a new Christmas picture the first […]

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Hot on the trail

Saturday morning, I went on a photo hike for the first time in months. It was Mojave Hot. I was grateful for what shade I did have, and for the water I remembered to bring. I stayed away from the tourist-packed beaches, and instead took a ramble in the woods around Blackwater River State Park, […]

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A shot of Vitamin D

sunny beach

No matter what kind of day I’m having – sad or blue, lonely or bored, angry or anxious – all that can disperse after some time outside. Walking in the sun, lounging on the beach, or hiking in the woods… it doesn’t take much, just a little sunshine, and I’m good to go. A warm dose […]

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Making plans

the beach in February

My Running Buddy and I hit the beach this weekend. Our first trip to the Gulf this year. It was glorious. The sun was shining, and the wind was brisk but not freezing. The beach was virtually empty of distracting tourists (except for the family of penguins who insisted in swimming in the 50F water), […]

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