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30 Photos: Day 23 – More from My Alley

My alley isn’t all that long, the road is choppy, and viewed as a unit, it’s nothing special. Through a mindful eye however, the details make it special and beautiful. I love the simplicity of this scene, the spare colour … Continue reading

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30 Photos – #20 – Walls of Moss

Lichen and ferns lichen and ferns flourish upon the alley walls I never cease to be fascinated with this wall of moss and ferns in my alley. I walk or ride past it up to a dozen times a day … Continue reading

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30 Photos 30 Days: #12

Mystery I was in a busy café with a large group of friends, listening to their boisterous conversation. Savouring my coffee, I looked up into the rafters of the café. The soothing aqua-coloured semi-transparent glass offered a hint of foliage … Continue reading

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30 Photos 30 Days: #11

Touch of Red Found this scene in a coffeehouse and loved the patterns formed by the chairs. Here’s the growing 30 in 30 blogroll. Why not join us? It’s never too late to start taking photos. Just leave your link in … Continue reading

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30 Photos 30 Days: #10

I am not giving today’s photo a name. I can’t seem to come up with one that does the sky or the silhouette justice. Here’s the growing 30 in 30 blogroll. Why not join us? It’s never too late to … Continue reading

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30 Photos in 30 Days: #6 and #7

Lemon Yellow . Lemon Grass More 30 in 30: Hilda Oomen, daily paintings: http://hildaoomen.blogspot.ca/ Lynda Bruce, daily paintings:  http://lyndabruce.tumblr.com/tagged/30-paintings-in-30-days Jennifer Kaufman, almost daily photos: http://www.bookspersonally.com/ Evelyn Jackson, daily photos: http://www.melangedmagic.com/ Sue Borgerson, a daily verse building to a 30-verse poem: … Continue reading

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30 photos in 30 days – #4 and #5

Early to Rise I love to get up long before everyone else. Sometimes I discover that magic has happened overnight. I brew coffee by the light of a tiny nightlight-like fixture in the kitchen. When it’s ready, I either turn … Continue reading

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30 Photos in 30 Days: # 3

Nightshadows More 30 in 30: Hilda Oomen, daily paintings: http://hildaoomen.blogspot.ca/ Lynda Bruce, daily paintings:  http://lyndabruce.tumblr.com/tagged/30-paintings-in-30-days Jennifer Kaufman, almost daily photos: http://www.bookspersonally.com/ Evelyn Jackson, daily photos: http://www.melangedmagic.com/ Sue Borgerson, a daily verse building to a 30-verse poem: http://www.sueborgersen.com The creative spark … Continue reading

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Mindful Writing Day

orange shreds and white shell shards drooping faceless Jack-o’-lantern fat squirrel looks for another victim My offering for  Mindful Writing Day, hosted by Fiona Robyn and Writing Our Way Home. There is still time to join in.  Post your stones on … Continue reading

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An Interview with Berit Ellingsen, Author of The Empty City

Today, I’m interviewing Berit Ellingsen, author of The Empty City. Berit lives in Norway with two fine Burmese cats, Dotty and Chloe. Also a prolific writer of short stories, Berit has contributed to two anthologies and a number of literary magazines, online and in … Continue reading

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