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)

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?)

Photos from Gaines Mill (Civil War – Seven Days Battles 1862)

Hello Readers, We have family visiting from another state – and this usually means we end up going to at least one Civil War “somethin’ or other” —  the joke around Richmond, Virginia is that “anywhere you go, there is always something related to the 1860s” – a memorial, monument, a reenactment, a brick wall, or a … More Photos from Gaines Mill (Civil War – Seven Days Battles 1862)

Earth Story (26MARCH2022 Lens-Artist’s Photo Challenge #192)

Hello readers, this week the Lens-Artist theme is Earth Story. Amy invites us to share about the earth from our lens.  Starting with photos that remind us that humans are part of the earth story.  ___ Now a little section from Bleak House (reading along slowly for the 2022 #Dickenschallenge – here and here) and so this section … More Earth Story (26MARCH2022 Lens-Artist’s Photo Challenge #192)

NANCY BRUCE ART EXHIBIT: “WHERE WILL WE LIVE: DWELLING ON THE FUTURE” (#ThursdayDoors 24MARCH2022)

Hello readers, today I am sharing art from Nancy Bruce. Her art work is on display at the Glen Allen Cultural Arts Center (here) from March 17, 2022 until May 15th, 2022. I had the chance to chat with Nancy Bruce during the exhibition opening and she actually has an art piece titled “Door” – so I had to share … More NANCY BRUCE ART EXHIBIT: “WHERE WILL WE LIVE: DWELLING ON THE FUTURE” (#ThursdayDoors 24MARCH2022)

Close & Closer Shifting Perspective (12MARCH2022 Lens-Artist’s Photo Challenge)

Hello readers, this week’s Lens-Artist challenge invites us to share photos that show close and closer ___ I will start with this 100+ year old afghan (made by someone in the Priorhouse family line). We sent to a thrift store last week. It was one of the MANY things my Father-n-law left behind.  The other afghan … More Close & Closer Shifting Perspective (12MARCH2022 Lens-Artist’s Photo Challenge)

#LastPhoto on Card (and 2 Geico Commercials for Two-4-Tuesday)

Joining Bushboy’s challenge, which is to share our last photo of the month:   It is “Twosday” so let’s have fun with TWO Geico commercials – BB often adds a song to his photo challenge posts and so it fits – also – thinking of Clive’s Tunes on Tuesday  and so these commercials with throwback song … More #LastPhoto on Card (and 2 Geico Commercials for Two-4-Tuesday)

January Light Squares: Steve Vai Music (Swear Less, Sing More)

I was tossing out some old digital files this week and these colored concert lights seemed a nice fit for Becky’s January 2020 Light challenge: __ ___ One of the Priorhouse goals for 2020 is to share health tips in various blog posts. Today’s health tip is to SING MORE!  Singing can chase away grief – cast … More January Light Squares: Steve Vai Music (Swear Less, Sing More)

What to Wear Wednesday #7: TATTOOS (and Activated Charcoal)

FOR Day 31 of 31 for the countdown to 2020 – I have a What to Wear post featuring tattoos. The first few tattoos are from 2017: __    The next tattoo is from 2018:   The last set of tattoos are from 2019: Have you ever heard about using Activated Charcoal while getting tattoos? … More What to Wear Wednesday #7: TATTOOS (and Activated Charcoal)