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Blossoms Underfoot

The home we lived in for the the past 20 years featured a blossoming front lawn. It didn’t start out that way. The first Spring after we moved in, these small purple blossoms appeared in the flower bed in front of the house. I (incorrectly it turns out) assumed they were crocuses. Each Spring more […]

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Photo Challenge: Light

Cameras are all about light. Not that I really understand the science, but I know it is light that makes a camera work. Back in the film days, it was the lens opening up and allowing light in to expose the film. I have no idea how that translates to the digital world, but I […]

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Montana

Never would I have imagined coming to Missoula, Montana for sunshine in March. People leave here for Spring Break in March, searching for sunshine. Yet, I have enjoyed three beautiful days–walking the dog in shirtsleeves and soaking up the rays. Of course, this morning I see clouds out the window. No matter. I’ve have my […]

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Summer in the city

It’s been quite the summer. New York City. Hustle. Bustle. Back in Missoula, summers are especially quiet. The students of the University of Montana are mostly gone and the city’s population is reduced by about 10,000. The University area, where I live is especially peaceful with foot and car traffic greatly reduced. The big maple […]