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Disappearing Footwear

Most of us tend to have a stash of boots, shoes and thongs at the back door.  It is standard practice in order to avoid traipsing dirt and mud inside as a well as for ease of slipping on footwear to go to move a sprinkler, get washing off the line or to grab some parsley from the herb garden. 340 more words



Related the countryside and country life. Latin “bucolicus” < Greek “boukolikos”=herdmans < “bous”=ox.



Pond of jumping frogs

Willows weep at water’s edge

As lily pads float

©2017 Annette Rochelle Aben


Rural America, Part I

After a short break I’m going to return to blogging with a change in focus.  I’m getting away from photography tips and how-to for awhile.  In all honesty I was beginning to think that most of what I could impart in terms of photography expertise I’d already set down in this blog.   733 more words

Fall Colors


Little would one suspect that a 180 degree pivot from this bucolic scene would reveal an industrial facility.


London, Rediscovering My City: Wimbledon Common

Knowing that the first weekend of Spring was going to be gloriously sunny, we had one objective in mind: to get outside. After living two years in Mallorca, London can feel claustrophobic by comparison. 480 more words


Stick Season

It’s that time of year when the trees in Oregon (except of course the evergreens) look like giant stick piles.  I must admit that January is my least favorite photography month.  80 more words

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