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Weekly Photo Challenge: Patterns

From Thailand – patterns from the people and one from artisan sand crabs

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Renewal

I like the word ‘renewal.’ I love the word ‘renewal.’ Its mood is positive, upbeat and uplifting. With its parts, the word constructs the meaning of fresh start, a rebirth that returns belief in recovery, restoration, and perhaps immortality. It … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Foreign

I was born in a city and for the most part lived and worked in urban environments. Once in a while, my closest encounter with nature was to spot a scraggly sprout of grass trespassing in one of the pavement … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Silhouette

A silhouette is mysterious. It is an incomplete profile of a person or object. The image gives a partial view by definition. Often the contrast between dark and light exaggerates the intrigue. Other persons, other elements may be subplots in … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Everyday Life

Everyday We give and take. We come and we go. We lead and follow. We work and rest. Every day,  We find the company of friends and strangers And if we choose, take the time to dream.

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Free Spirit

Free Spirit is not restricted by expression… by possessions… or age… It expresses itself in attitude and approach to life and to each other.

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Urban

“Under the seeming disorder of the old city, wherever the old city is working successfully, is a marvelous order for maintaining the safety of the streets and the freedom of the city. It is a complex order. Its essence is … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Wrong

Because we stop short of negotiated resolution, we court incongruity and flirt with danger. Related Post: Watch the Childres’ Eyes. https://fathersightings.wordpress.com/2010/05/31/smiles-return-to-thailand/

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Watch the Childrens’ Eyes

Before piles of tires burned in the streets and winds spread wide swaths of black smoke above Bangkok streets, before bombs exploded and scattered crowds, and before people died in the urban battle, the pulse of Silom Road beat steady. Pedestrians wedged … Continue reading

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Rice Paddy Sweetheart

Nin offered her hand. I waited, arms at my sides, until she looked up at me. I wanted her to see how I felt. She did not speak English. I smiled to express my gratitude then covered her hand with … Continue reading

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