Art from North Carolina Museum of Art in Raleigh, NC – Burns’ Elvis Presley (Lens-Artist’s Aug2022)

Hello Readers. The Photo Challenge this week is Favorite Finds.   I am featuring works from The North Carolina Museum of Art (NCMA) in Raleigh, NC. PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBIT Let’s start with the Elvis-themed photo exhibit from NC photographer Ralph Burns. This photo exhibit was a favorite find of the summer because it was so different! I … More Art from North Carolina Museum of Art in Raleigh, NC – Burns’ Elvis Presley (Lens-Artist’s Aug2022)

Here Comes the Sun….(Lens Artists Photo Challenge, 21AUG2022)

Hello Readers. The Photo Challenge this week is Here Comes the Sun… Let’s start with this photo from a local walk. We walked by this area many times and on one of the walks we were welcomed by the sun…. That local photo reminded me of a painting I saw down in Florida. It is one … More Here Comes the Sun….(Lens Artists Photo Challenge, 21AUG2022)

MOTION & Water Refreshment (Lens-Artist Photo Challenge, 13Aug2022)

Hello Readers. The Photo Challenge this week is MOTION. Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.” -Albert Einstein   “Inaction breeds doubt and fear. Action breeds confidence and courage. If you want to conquer fear, do not sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy.” -Dale … More MOTION & Water Refreshment (Lens-Artist Photo Challenge, 13Aug2022)

Groove & Displacement (Lens Artists Photo Challenge, 7Aug2022)

Hello Readers. The Photo Challenge this week is What’s Your Groove? Finding my groove sometimes involves looking for something interesting to capture in a 10-minute photo shoot.  And I am sure most of us know that this activity helps us see the beauty that is all around us!  Beauty we might become blind to; beauty that … More Groove & Displacement (Lens Artists Photo Challenge, 7Aug2022)

Three Images (Lens Artists Photo Challenge 30July2022)

Hello Readers *** The Photo Challenge this week is to share three favorite images. It is always tough to pick “favorites” because favorite for what? Composition , clarity, color, essence, mood, content, subject, abstract, etc? *** So I looked through my recent archives and started there. What were some favs? The first image I found … More Three Images (Lens Artists Photo Challenge 30July2022)

SURREAL (Lens Artist’s Photo Challenge #209- 23JULY2022)

Hello Readers Today’s photo challenge theme is surrealism, which is hosted by Tracy from Reflections of an Untidy Mind For this challenge, I found two photos that had a surreal vibe and then I made two collages with my version of surrealism.   Did you know this month is my birthday? I know some of you thought it was … More SURREAL (Lens Artist’s Photo Challenge #209- 23JULY2022)

Monday Morning Blooms, #DickensChallenge Winners, & Dream Theater Song “Through her Eyes”🎵

Hello Readers,  Wanted to share some flower images and reveal the winners of the Bleak House Raffle ($25 Amazon gift cards) For those that don’t know, Trent and I hosted the second annual #DickensChallenge, which was to read Bleak House sometime between February and June 2022. More info on Priorhouse blog here More info at Trent’s blog here … More Monday Morning Blooms, #DickensChallenge Winners, & Dream Theater Song “Through her Eyes”🎵

Summer Vibes (Lens Artist’s Photo Challenge 17July2022)

Hello Readers Today’s photo challenge theme is “summer vibes” hosted by https://solaner.wordpress.com/ The scent of fresh basil always delivers a summer vibe. Of course a little basil adds a nice flavor to almost any meal. The summer vibe in July means spring flowers are winding down  While other flowers 🌸 are starting to thrive, like the hearty Rose … More Summer Vibes (Lens Artist’s Photo Challenge 17July2022)

Two River Cities: Austin, TX & Richmond, VA (What are you grateful for?)

Hello Readers, Husband is back from Austin, Texas and while walking through Richmond last night, I was comparing these “river cities” RICHMOND, VA Train As we were walking, a family began raising their arms at the conductor. There was this simple, yet potent, joy in the air.  *** BIKES in RVA Austin, Texas  The hubs … More Two River Cities: Austin, TX & Richmond, VA (What are you grateful for?)