Colors of Autumn on the Appalachian Trail (and Mental Health Message )

Hello Readers, the Lens-artist theme is to share Colors of Autumn. We enjoyed a two-day hike on a tiny section of the Appalachian Trail.  Sweet September brought a dash of autumn color – but there is still a lot of green – as shown in this first collage. The tree on the right reminded me … More Colors of Autumn on the Appalachian Trail (and Mental Health Message )

Artificial Light in Photos from Dec 2018 (Lens Artists Photo Challenge 9-19-2021)

Hello Readers,  The theme this week is “artificial light” and I decided to dig into the archives. At first I was going to share some of my recent “fresh flowers” photos (with some backlight and different angles) but then decided to use those for an upcoming Monday Morning Blooms post. So – into the archives … More Artificial Light in Photos from Dec 2018 (Lens Artists Photo Challenge 9-19-2021)

Rose & Teal (Lens-Artists Photo Challenge 6-7-2021)

The theme this week for the Lens-Artists photo challenge is to depict “large to small” with specific colors (here) *** Starting off with a rose-colored palette  First, a large paved area provides a nice design. The small rose-colored pavers combine to make a large, paved space. Next, this large chair mimics what should be smaller (also linked to pull up … More Rose & Teal (Lens-Artists Photo Challenge 6-7-2021)

Walk with Jo and Thoreau Quote: Deal with brute nature. Be cold, hungry, and weary.

Hello Readers –  Today’s post is to connect with Restless Jo’s Monday Walk Series (here)  First we have our doggies with their owners: “Take long walks in stormy weather or through deep snows in the fields and woods, if you would keep your spirits up. Deal with brute nature. Be cold and hungry and weary.” … More Walk with Jo and Thoreau Quote: Deal with brute nature. Be cold, hungry, and weary.

Two for Tuesday: Clowns in my Coffee (🎶🎶 You’re So Vain song by Carly Simon 🎶🎶)

  Maybe today – we can stand – or pull up a seat – and slow down – Pause…. simplify for a bit –  Maybe even look up to the sky and enjoy the clouds.  Did you know that I won five dollars because I had the correct lyrics to Carly Simon’s “You’re So Vain” song?  🎶🎶  … More Two for Tuesday: Clowns in my Coffee (🎶🎶 You’re So Vain song by Carly Simon 🎶🎶)

Consider Emotions in Photos (Lens-Artists Photo Challenge 1/16/2020)

Over at the Lens-Artist Photo Challenge, Patti’s challenge today is to share photos the convey emotion. Priorhouse take on this theme maybe called moody and emotional photos. All photos are from last year (2020) and I guess connect to this month of reflecting. *** *** *** *** *** ***   *** *** *** *** *** … More Consider Emotions in Photos (Lens-Artists Photo Challenge 1/16/2020)

Sculpture Saturday – Artsy Stuff from the Florida Keys

Hi Readers,  Joining in with Sculpture Saturday  SCULPTURE: Three-dimensional art made by one of four basic processes: carving, modeling, casting, or constructing (Tate, 2020). ____ Down in one of the Florida Keys – they have this bike sculpture: *** — Care to join in with Saturday Sculpture? Create a post about sculptures, then link or ping back to … More Sculpture Saturday – Artsy Stuff from the Florida Keys