Shine = Weekly Photo Challenge

Shine” Shine – Weekly Photo Challenge


San Francisco Bay Bridge From Berkeley Marina California ~ CKatt 

Water sparked by sun’s magic

light dance

Magnetic trance

Mountains frame

A bridge of sunbeams


Beyond knowing

Beyond seeing



Have a peaceful weekend wherever you are.

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Focus focus focus = What to do with too many photos? – Try Lunapic!

My friend, Art over at  pouringmyartout, (humorist with adult content) let me in on an online photo editor called  It’s fun and kinda like winning a prize, when I use it. I like the results.  Here’s a few first tries.

I have been making handmade cards for a long time for friends. Selling them was a challenge. With so many photos on hand, I decided to make them into cards. There are so many photo cards out there too. But Lunapic online editor helps me take my photos one step further. I am enjoying the results. Not too many people use cards anymore. Taking a nice photo and transforming it into something better (in my mind) is energizing. Who’d a thunk it?  Technology is addicting.

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Have a brilliant day! Be inspired.

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H2O Weekly Photo Challenge -View in a Japanese Garden – Golden Gate Park

Weekly Photo Challenge H2O

A View in San Francisco California in the Japanese Garden of Golden Gate Park.


The Japanese Garden in Golden Gate Park in San Francisco California is a delightful place to visit. While visiting the garden I took many photos of the ponds with irises and Koi. This photo combines architecture and gardening with water. My friends and I had tea and treats there.


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Have a great week where ever you may be.

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Minnesota State Fair Part 4 – Honey Treats & Furry Friends – I had Fun at The Fair

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What the Minnesota State Fair offers: Honey in the Horticulture booth – honey competitions and honey ice cream! Very yummy. Ahhh… Once I year, I can indulge my taste buds in this delicacy, which is not so sweet and extra creamy.

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Furry Friends in The Barns – Sheep Shearing and cows, goats…

A rescue dog who has become a Stunt Dog!

 Plus Nap time at the Minnesota State Fair ZZZZZzzzzzz

Oh! Don’t forget there are many fried foods to enjoy. Fried pickle on a stick, anyone?


Why am I not smiling? Well, let me ask you this? How would YOU feel with a bajillion people walking by and gawking at you all day? 

And that’s the way it is…at the Great Minnesota Get together!

Have a fun day!

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Nostalgia = The Daily Post – My Best Friend and Faithful Companion

The Daily Post Nostalgia

cliquot on a frosty morning

My Poodle 1995 CKatt

In Memory of My Faithful Poodle

We were walking in the Wieland

Hoar frost covered everything –

The green grass and trees sparkled

Crisp with ice.

In a rare moment, the poodle stopped

as if in contemplation of the world


This lovable, happy, being

brought immense joy, humor and understanding

to my frozen world and my life.


sun glasses


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Have a peaceful day where ever you are.




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