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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

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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

Doors · Mexico · Norm's Thursday Door Photo challenge · photo · Photo Challenge · San Miguel de Allende

Thursday Doors, Cats and Fountains

Happened upon this entry this week as I explored old neighborhoods in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico. Thought you would enjoy seeing this door and the fun cats on either side. Across the narrow street were the 2 fountains. Enjoy. Check Norm’s Thursday Door Photo Challenge for more interesting doors.  

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Social Distancing = Desertion

San Miguel de Allende, Mexico is a tourist hotspot for both Mexicans and foreigners. But in these days of social distancing solitude can be found in the usual gathering place for hundreds on any given day. Here are some pictures taken this week around the near empty Parroquia and central plaza. No music, no crowds,… Continue reading Social Distancing = Desertion

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Hats for Weekly Prompts

Here are my contributions to Weekly Prompts Saturday challenge with the subject of Hats. Find more at   Baseball Caps                                             Pirate Hats   Sun and Fun Hats            … Continue reading Hats for Weekly Prompts

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Flowers of the Day

I love Cee’s Flower of the Day Photo Challenge because I get to post pictures of flowers I find all over San Miguel. Thanks, Cee. See more at

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The annual San Miguel de Allende flower show was held this week and I found some fabulous flowers to picture and share. Thank you Cee for hosting this wonderful blog showcasing lovely flowers. See more flower photos at

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Thursday Doors–Puebla Style

Admittedly, I was more interested in the decorations above the doors and windows of this commercial business than the actual entries, but where else would I post these pictures except in Norm’s Thursday Doors Challenge. Found these in Puebla, Mexico. See more at                                      … Continue reading Thursday Doors–Puebla Style

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Peace and Quiet

These are rare scenes with these two playmates, Sergio and Radar). But in both pictures they have agreed upon a truce and are resting Peacefully. Thank goodness! See more Peace pictures at