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I Showed Her

My wife told me that she wanted to rearrange the kitchen, to move the fridge to the north wall and put a small table in its place next to the kitchen sink.  538 more words

Feminine :: TN

(Alternate working title: Taken by a WOMAN with a NIKON)

This past week there has been a huge backlash against Nikon for a promotion-gone-wrong regarding their new d850 release. 513 more words

Landscape Photography

I'm feeling like some football! 2 of 4

The next must-have football food is so tasty and so simple!  Sweet Jalapeno Lil Smokies!  My husband LOVES when I make these and it is a go-to (easy) dish to take to a party. 247 more words


The Great American Eclipse

The clouds rolled in, the mosquitoes came out, the swallows took to the sky after the mosquitoes, the horses stampeded, somebody yelled “There it is!”, everybody scrambled for their cameras, and the three minutes we were… 700 more words

Photo Finish Friday: ‘Eclipse on Rocky Top Mountain’, by Matt MacPherson

Click the picture below for full-size. On Photo Finish Fridays, I feature a selected piece of landscape photography that I have come across. I find that real-world photography can be just as inspirational to my imagination for crafting story settings as any piece of fantastic artwork that I might share on a Tuesday.

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I called it the “dam trip,” and dragged my husband along. Labor Day didn’t mean we had to work–me at my computer writing and Robert in his garden gardening–and besides, the day held the promise of perfect weather. 329 more words

Life And Love

Great Smokies: flora and fauna

For this next post in my series about the Smoky Mountains, I am trying something a little different. Instead of posting my usual individual images, I made a slideshow with my pictures, so you can scroll through yourself or sit back and watch. 85 more words