Francine In Retirement
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THE DAILY PROMPT: PRESSURE

March 10, 2014

WATER PRESSURE The fountain at Point State Park is a fun gathering place for families and tourist.  It’s a fun place to sunbathe, dangle your feet in the water, meet up with friends, or simply relax. The fountain has two powerful 250-horsepower pumps that drive the column of water into the air, creating a jet […]

CALL TO DUTY

March 1, 2014

The purpose of my blog is to photograph life as seen through the lens of my camera. Taking photos has helped me see how interconnected we are and how each of our lives can be lived in such a way as to make a difference in the world. When we all recognize our purpose ( […]

LET’S DANCE!

February 27, 2014

If the truth be known, I have no rhythm.  Really. . . none! 🙂  Growing up I was a wallflower too shy to dance in front of people. My first dance was to a Medallion Ball, sponsored by the Pittsburgh Catholic Diocese over 50 years ago.  It was held to honor students who accumulated the most […]

DAILY PROMPT: NEW SENSATION – FAD

February 20, 2014

Photographers, artists, poets: show us FAD. What seems to be the trend these days are tattoos, and multicolored hair. MULTICOLORED HAIR Changing up your hairstyle is a great way to express yourself and the examples of multicolored hair might be just what you need to delve into the world of statement hair. Some people add […]

MANY CULTURES ONE COMMUNITY

February 18, 2014

Pittsburgh is an incredible melting pot of cultures from every part of the world. In the nineteenth century, the influx of new Americans arriving to work in the steel mills and factories made Pittsburgh one of the fastest-growing industrial cities in the country. Today, the result is a pastiche of customs, cuisine, and linguistic oddities […]

IS THIS WORK!

February 15, 2014

CAMERAMAN If this is work, and I know it is, sign me up! I have always liked taking photographs. When I retired I made it my job to photograph life through the lens of my camera. Whenever I would see a cameraman I would stand as close as I could behind him and capture the images […]

DAILY PROMPT: ISN’T YOUR FACE RED

February 5, 2014

When was the last time You Were embarrassed? How do you react to embarrassment?  Photographers, artists, poets: show us RED. This is a photo I have shown before, but I think it fits this prompt.  I believe this man’s face was red after he finished his performance. Can you feel the heat generated from this photo […]

MIGHT AS WELL JUMP

June 18, 2013

“To succeed, jump as quickly at opportunities as you do at conclusions.” Benjamin Franklin JUMPING MASCOT  JUMPING CHEERLEADERS “Jump, and you will find out how to unfold your wings as you fall” Ray Bradbury “You have to find something that you love enough to be able to take risks, jump over the hurdles and break […]