Photos for week ending 3/22/14 CY365

With a little creative interpretation–

16. Cheers
17. A Shamrock
18. Duplicate
19. 365
20. Diptych
21. Spring?
22. On Their Terms

1901472_10203912585998991_136580160_n16. Cheers  SOMEONE is a happy morning person! (the hoodie stayed on for HOURS)
nail17. A Shamrock—Ok, not really. But St. Patrick’s Day nails, and my lovely green sweater. But mostly, my Claddagh rings! My first gift from my husband is the silver Claddagh, and my wedding band is Claddaghs as well!
1982023_10203936181388861_494876959_n18. Duplicate—and more of these very uhm, interesting leggings. I know EXACTLY who would love them, though—Lula!!!!
photo36519. 365 Page number in one of my all-time favorite books.
photo2220. Diptych—technically no, it’s not. But it’s a really cute selfie, so I’m letting it pass! Laylabug climbed onto my back that night and silliness ensued.
daffy21. Spring? This poor Daffy! Since Mid February It’s had alternating 80 degree days, snow days, rain days, and now a crisp coating of ice! I checked on it the next day, and after defrosting, it was like new!!
phototree22. On Their Terms—I love how beech trees hold onto their leaves through the winter. They do autumn on their terms, and refuse to drop their leaves, adding interest to winter roadsides.


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#CY365 Yup, I missed a week.

29. Puppy Dog Eyes
30. The End

1. Hats Off
2. Seasonal Colors
3. My Everyday
4. Stormy
5. Two Become One

6. Harvest
7. Repetition

8. Mirror Image
9. Practicing
10. Spider Webs
11. Pulling
12. Close

I forgot to post, not to take photos! Since I had 14 days to post today I got a little creative with connecting prompts.

IMG_505729. Puppy Dog Eyes (Have no puppies about, kitty cat eyes will have to do)
IMG_507130. The End of the 70’s….

IMG_49791. Hats Off
2. Seasonal Colors
IMG_50423. My Everyday
20131012-untitled-1374. Stormy
20131012-untitled-1965. Two Become One

This is a link to the rest of the Folk Festival photos! Enjoy! 
untitled-156. Harvest
IMG_51317. Repetition
8. Mirror Image
IMG_51339. Practicing
IMG_513210. Spider Webs
IMG_498411. Pulling
IMG_497312. Close



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CY365 Photo a Day…week ending 9/21

Not a chance this week! Even getting creative, I can match TWO…

15. How I Relax
16. What’s In Your Bag
17. On A Board
18. Sugar and Spice
19. Morning Sun
20. Power Lines
21. Brown

IMG_5135The continuing saga of the bathroom remodel


20130919-20130919-IMG_5798Harvest moon rise

20130918-20130918-IMG_5773Full moon

20130916-20130916-IMG_5649SUGAR and SPICE?


IMG_5124Save me!

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A Year on the Appomattox

This idea came to me yesterday as I was wandering around Old Towne Petersburg, looking in vain for a broken beer bottle to photograph. A challenge on a photo site was for GLASS, I had a good idea– and, well, it didn’t happen because of all the wonderfully exciting changes in Old Towne. However, these positive changes are taking away all my tried and true, go-to locations for old, broken, cracked, peeling architecture. A good thing for the community! But for my eye?

I ended up at the park near the river, because the inhabitants of Petersburg seem to have been very good about tossing their trash in the proper location. I started shooting some images of the river—a dull, cloudy day, with the smallest hints of snow left over, and very little else going on.

For the next year, I am going to return to this location (weekly?) and really explore it. I won’t make any hard and fast rules, other than these shots will be from the banks of the Appomattox, (or within shouting distance) and I will probably limit myself to within an easy walking distance of the parking lot in either direction. This map, below, shows about where I will visit.

What do I expect to shoot? We will have to find out over the course of the next 52 weeks.

2011-Jan 1-59

1.1.11 Walking on broken Glass.

2011-Jan 1-48

Maybe a photo a day challenge, tossed in on top? We will see!