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Week 38 #25 Intentional Camera Movement

While photographing the Naples FL. pier one evening an “Intentional Camera Movement” occurred to save myself and tripod from an incoming wave.  After adding a little of this and a little of that I ended up with a colorful dreamy abstract image.

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Hugs and Kisses Block 4

Before I post pictures of Block 4 of Hugs and Kisses, I want to show you something really special.  Joyce Dickens-Loffree from Naples, Florida sent me these photos of her quilt, which won a ribbon at her guild’s show.  266 more words

Tracy reblogged this on The Beachy Quilter and commented:

Hello all! Here is a promise of Spring for those still digging out of snow! I am re-blogging a post today from Simple Bird Studio. I was thrilled to be asked to quilt this beautiful top made by new friend, Joyce using an applique pattern called Peggy's Puzzle! She won a 3rd place ribbon in the Naples Quilt Show this past February! What are you sewing for Spring? Be happy wherever you are! Tracy

Week 33 #18 Forms In Nature

Last week I attended a workshop led by Roman Kurywckak at Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary near Naples, FL.  While our main focus was photographing birds, I spotted this interesting pattern formed by a Ficus aurea aka Strangler fig.   35 more words

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For the Love of Money

Apparently, the citizens of Naples, FL have the deepest pockets of any town in America thanks to the highest concentration of billionaires who own part-time residences along the deep water coastline of Port Royal. 541 more words


The Collier Collection: Conclusion & The Post-War Years – Naples, FL

Auto racing quickly resumed after the end of World War II, but what usually raced at first was technology that existed before the war. Luckily, it wasn’t long before innovations initially developed for military aircraft would find themselves being re-purposed in race car development. 3,087 more words

The Collier Collection: Introduction & The Pre-War Years – Naples, FL

We were fortunate to be able to visit the Collier Collection in Naples while staying in Punta Gorda. As a family, the Colliers have a rich and storied history, both in New York and in Florida (Naples being in Collier County, and the Colliers having helped to develop southwest Florida over the course of a hundred years). 2,845 more words