Doors · Norm's Thursday Doors Photo Challenge · Photo Challenge · Photography

Norm’s Thursday Doors June 11

So many of the businesses are still closed in and around San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, and what caught my eye was the beautiful metal entry. These doors are not often seen when the stores are open, so it was a treat to see this one yesterday afternoon on my dog walk. See more door… Continue reading Norm’s Thursday Doors June 11

China · Hats · Photography · travel · Travel with Intent

Hats Galore

While in China some years ago, I was amazed at the variety of hats people were wearing, so I’m sharing some pictures I took after viewing the pictures from Travel with Intent blog On our visit to the Great Wall of China, it happened to be a day when newly weds from the various villages… Continue reading Hats Galore

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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

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 Challenge · Photography · pictures

What is This FOTD?

I love flowers, I just don’t know the names of any of them. Well, usually I can tell a rose from an iris, sometimes. Anyway, I happened upon this beauty and thought I’d pass it along with the question: anybody know what this is?

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FOTD Succulents and ???

During a recent visit to the deserted dog park some  blooms caught my eye, so I’m sharing them as my Flower of the Day Photo Challenge contribution found at Cee’s blog Since they were among the cactus garden, I thought these were of the succulent family, but obviously I am mistaken. Whatever family they represent,… Continue reading FOTD Succulents and ???

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FOTD April 9

The doglets found these spring time flowers on our daily walk and I was fortunate to get a couple of pictures without their noses showing in either of them. I was indeed living right at those moments. See more great flower pictures at