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Getting To and From in China–Nadia Merrill Photography Challenge

I found these pictures I took in China represent public transportation sometimes for just one person, and sometimes for a group. All show methods of getting around on land and sea. See more at https://nadiamerrillphotography.wordpress.com/2018/05/03/a-photo-a-week-challenge-public-transportation-2/  

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Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge Free and Easy

Free and Easy are the prompts for this week’s Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge, and I found lots of people being free and easy in China. Playing cards, dancing, and boys on bikes were just a few of the activities I captured while there. See more photos at https://ceenphotography.com/2018/04/17/cees-fun-foto-challengefree-and-easy/  .                                 

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Lots of Choices to Get There–Cee’s Which Way Challenge

Which Way is a photo challenge sponsored by Cee’s Photography, and is always fun to see what types of roads, trails, and paths photographers explore each week. See more at  https://ceenphotography.com/2017/06/16/cees-which-way-photo-challenge-june-16-2017/   A lovely stroll in the historical south Gracefully winding your way to a farm in Pennsylvania   A residential street in Beijing, China

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The Roads I’ve Taken

The Road Taken is the weekly Daily Post photo challenge…and here are pictures of some roads I’ve traveled. For more great pictures go to the Daily Post at: https://dailypost.wordpress.com/photo-challenges/the-road-taken/

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Play? How Do I Do That?

I know very little about playfulness, and I think it is because there are no grandchildren running around my house. Kids, especially the ones removed from our constant supervision, open us to play. They know how to have fun without planning or structure. They are hardwired to explore, discover, create, laugh, cry, run, experiment, question.… Continue reading Play? How Do I Do That?

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But Baby Its Cold Outside

The first blast of winter always reminds me of delivering papers in my youth. My folks owned the paper in Littlefield, TX and the Sunday issue was delivered by me and my two sisters. The Thursday edition was mailed, but since child labor was cheaper than postal rates, and my parents wanted the paper on people’s doorsteps before… Continue reading But Baby Its Cold Outside

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Jake Brewer 1981-2015

Originally posted on Life in the Boomer Lane:
The one defining commonality of the human species is that we love our children. So much so, that sometimes, that love is a vulnerability that is so intense, it can take our breath away. Would we do anything to protect them? That goes without saying. Can our…

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Hitch a Ride

I am participating in a foto challenge and last week’s topic was Transportation. I chose one of my favorite pictures taken in China, but as I perused my pictures, I realized I had taken several shots that I thought were interesting. So I’m sharing them with you on my blog. Hand Pulled Carts: This father was hauling a… Continue reading Hitch a Ride