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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

Daily Post Photo Challenge · Mexico · Photo Challenge · Photography · San Miguel de Allende

Street Scenes of San Miguel de Allende

San Miguel de Allende, Mexico is not my ‘hometown’, but I have adopted this lovely city where I can live for several months each year. I’m showing various pictures of the sights that greet me each day as I roam the streets of SMA. See much more at Parroquia De San Miguel Archangel    … Continue reading Street Scenes of San Miguel de Allende

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Thursday Doors Painted Mexican Style

I’m in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico for a few more days so am sharing more door pictures from this artistic city. It seems residents here feel free to paint, draw, color, and sketch on walls, buildings and doors. So a trek down any street is a charming experience in color and creativity. Enjoy other… Continue reading Thursday Doors Painted Mexican Style

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Street Art Says We Are Alive

As I wander the streets of San Miguel de Allende in the mountains of Mexico my senses are caressed, challenged, tickled, and surprised. The delicious smells: fresh fruits, chicken and beef mixed with peppers and onions roasting over a sidewalk burner, hot tortillas, and homemade tamales. The vibrant colors: abundant fresh flowers of all hues,… Continue reading Street Art Says We Are Alive

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Mother Nature’s Wonders–Cee’s Flower of the Day Photo Challenge

I’m sharing more of Mother Nature’s beauty as part of Cee’s Flower of the Day Photo Challenge. Sometimes I become breathless gazing on the simple wonders of our world.               

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Soft Behind Steel–Thursday Doors

This soft curtain behind a steel door adds a touch of tenderness and beauty to the harsh reality of life in Beijing, China.

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Thursday Doors–Boston

It’s Thursday Doors day once more and here are a couple of contributions to this week’s challenge. This door is understated but elegant.  Very inviting entry. And then I found this one… Maybe not so elegant or inviting.