Enough · Future · oppression

Have We Had Enough? If So, Now What?

When will we say “ENOUGH”? When will the American people, the world’s people be pushed to say “Enough”? Enough hatred. Enough greed. Enough disparity. Enough violence. Enough divisiveness. Enough oppression. Enough acceptance of the unacceptable. What will it take for society to raise their voices, their arms, their wills and demand justice for all, decry… Continue reading Have We Had Enough? If So, Now What?

beautiful · Beauty · Cee's Flower of the Day Photo Challenge · despair · flowers · FOTD Challenge · Hope · pain · photo · Photo Challenge · Photography

Hope After Despair–Flower of the Day

My heart opens to beauty and hope after multiple nights of pain and despair. See more flowers at https://ceenphotography.com/2020/05/30/fotd-may-31-peony-wanting-to-bloom/

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Thursday Doors In China

I visited China in 2005 and in my continual self isolation, I have shuffled through my photo archives to find some door pictures for this week’s Norm’s Thursday Doors Photo Challenge. See more at Norm’s blog at https://miscellaneousmusingsofamiddleagedmind.wordpress.com/2020/05/28/thursday-doors-may-28-2020/     I liked this vehicle’s door  And the lack of a door on this one!  

footwear · Photo A Week Challenge · photogrraphs · Photos · Pictures · Ramamuri · shoes · Tarahumara · weekly prompts

Footwear for Two Prompts

I took these pictures several years ago while touring Copper Canyon in northwestern Mexico, a trip I would recommend. The indigenous people living in that part of the country are known as Raramuri or Tarahumara and live in rough plateaus ‘cut by deep gorges and canyons’. They are farmers and raise goats and cattle, and… Continue reading Footwear for Two Prompts

gardener · Holes · Hose · humor · Smile of the Week · smiles · Trent's Weekly Smile

Hole in a Hose Weekly Smile

I took this series of pictures during a walk this week and the sequence made me smile. This gardener was attempting to water plants in a public area but wasn’t getting much water out of the end of the hose, unaware of the reason. When he looked around, he realized the problem… Off he rushed… Continue reading Hole in a Hose Weekly Smile

Oklahoma · Photography · Smoke Pipe · Stories · Weekend Challenge

Unknown Story for Weekend Challenge

There is a story behind this picture, I just don’t know what it is. Back in 2005 our family had a gathering to celebrate Christmas in the small southeastern Oklahoma town where I was born. We always drive around town just to see what hasn’t changed in 70+ years, and usually that means not much… Continue reading Unknown Story for Weekend Challenge

Cee's Flower of the Day Photo Challenge · flowers · photo · Photo Challenge · Picture · yellow

Fotd

This bright yellow bloom brought a smile to my face today. It was taken several years ago on the patio of my sister’s house in Colorado. Just a perky reminder that nature abounds with beauty. See more great flower pictures at https://ceenphotography.com/2020/05/22/fotd-may-23-coreopsis/

memories · musings · years

The Most Important Year?

My sister is looking back at our lives in the 40s and 50s and recalling incidents, family stories, and various memories she is putting to paper. The exercise has been a poke in my remembrance ribs, allowing me to contemplate those first 18 years of my life. My journey started 78 years ago, she joined… Continue reading The Most Important Year?

Coronavirus · ice cream · Kleenex · shoes · walking · Weekly Prompt

Answers to What Is It?

As I noted in the post showing the clues of the What Is It? Challenge, each item has something to do with my actions during this self isolation period. A Kleenex seems to always be in my hand Ice cream topped with strawberries, blue berries and chocolate sauce cures any isolation stress The only exercise… Continue reading Answers to What Is It?