Francine In Retirement
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FUN HATS

May 16, 2015

“Some hats can only be worn if you’re willing to be jaunty, to set them at an angle and to walk beneath them with a spring in your stride as if you’re only a step away from dancing. They demand a lot of you.” ― Neil Gaiman BE ENCOURAGED! BE BLESSED!

Still At It

May 8, 2015

Originally posted on Views from the Hill:
Just in case you think I might have been slacking off in my retirement, here are four recent completions from the Shop at La Taj. I don’t like to waste anything, so this one is called EBTKS, shorthand for Everything but the Kitchen Sink. It is an end grain…

FROM THIS TO THIS

May 2, 2015

I love taking photos, as a hobby. I usually don’t perform any editing except to brighten or convert my photos to sepia or black and white. I was playing around with Photo Shop and this is what happened during my experiment. What do you think? FROM THIS TO THIS BE ENCOURAGED!  BE BLESSED!

TRAVEL THEME: SMOOTH

April 9, 2015

SMOOTH GLASS More on Where’s my backpack?  Travel Theme: Smooth, here BE ENCOURAGED!  BE BLESSED!

Selma Commemorates 50th Anniversary Of Historic Civil Rights March

March 8, 2015

The year before I graduated high school the Edmund Pettus Bridge crossing by civil rights activates took place.  It was a dramatic event in civil rights history that lead to many changes for the rights of African-American in the United States. On “Bloody Sunday,” March 7, 1965, some 600 civil rights marchers headed east out of Selma […]

WEEKLY PHOTO CHALLENGE: REFLECTION

March 23, 2014

Have you ever taken a photo focusing on one thing and after downloading it found something else in the photo that you didn’t expect.  Such was the case in the photo below. HOUSE IN A RIM I was shooting at a Columbus Day parade last year when a line of antique yellow cabs came along. […]

GARDEN OF OUR SOUL

March 16, 2014

“A man’s mind may be likened to a garden, which may be intelligently cultivated or allowed to run wild; but whether cultivated or neglected, it must, and will, bring forth. If no useful seeds are put into it, then an abundance of useless weed seeds will fall therein, and will continue to produce their kind.” […]

TRAVEL THEME: GARDENS

March 15, 2014

 PHIPPS CONSERVATORY BOTANICAL GARDENS Visit Where’s My Backpack? for more gardens. BE ENCOURAGED!  BE BLESSED!

WEEKLY PHOTO CHALLENGE: INSIDE

March 15, 2014

INSIDE A CLASSIC CAR Visit the Daily Post at WordPress.com to see more entries. BE ENCOURAGED!  BE BLESSED!

OOPS . . .

March 13, 2014

YOU CAUGHT ME! BE ENCOURAGED!  BE BLESSED!

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