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WEEKLY PHOTO CHALLENGE: CLOSE UP

WP designer Brie says get up close and personal with your subject this week.

Percebes at the Festa do Marisco de Vigo

Percebes are tube-shaped crustaceans that cling to the granite rocks of the storm-bashed Galician coastline. 182 more words

Postaday

Horseback Riding at Ocean Shores

Even before our trip, my sister JoDee, who participated in horse 4-H in high school and best remembers the year that our parents gave her a saddle for Christmas in order for her to ride the horses that the people across the street owned–she’d sit on the fence that surrounded them and wish she could be riding, mentioned that they had horseback riding nearby. 1,036 more words

Recreation

la boqueria + an ode to food: the thing that nourishes us, binds us, sustains us

You learn about a country by eating its food. And I’m not talking about the starred Michelin restaurants and hosts who stand for hours on end clutching menus–all in hopes that you’ll be seduced enough by their calls of… 1,273 more words

Food

Lisbon super supper mission.

I went on a mission for supper tonite,

A proper mission.. It began with concierge.. And trying to fix a reservation at a restaurant that my attorney recommended.. 1,040 more words

Previous Posts

Goose Barnacles at Ringstead Bay

I always like to find Goose Barnacles (Lepas anatifera) on flotsam at the beach. These strange creatures live attached to items that free-float around the oceans of the world; and we only see them when they wash ashore, as they did yesterday at Ringstead Bay in Dorset, England. 76 more words

Nature Photography

Message in a bottle

The romantic in me smiled at this image when I took the photo, and started imagining a story in which some melancholic soul across the ocean put a message in this bottle and through it in, with all the hopes and desperations of a heart. 352 more words

Photography

Goose barnacles

These goose barnacles, clinging to a marker buoy and a whisky bottle, have been thrown ashore by the storms. Goose barnacles have the smoothest, lustrous, pearly-white shells and look more like some kind of mussel than the jagged little barnacles that coat the rocks. 56 more words

Beaches