Monthly Archives: March 2014

Fun with Spinning Things

At a recent fair we attended, Shey and I tried out a photography trick with Ferris wheels. The Ferris wheel we shot had a complex array of lights that shone in complex, ever-changing patterns. To get the desired artistic effect … Continue reading

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A Short, Little Rebellion – The Speakeasy

Written for the Speakeasy. A story, about underestimating an opponent, begins after the image. Genre: Science Fiction A Short, Little Rebellion Looks can be deceiving, but some just refuse to listen, noted Callum. The battlecruiser’s main screen showed only stars. … Continue reading

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The Purchase – Friday Fictioneers

Written for the Friday Fictioneers. A story, about a building that no one ever buys, begins after photo. Genre: Urban Fantasy. The Purchase Jacob climbed the stairs with the elderly realtor, Mr. Toussaint. Jacob said, “It’s bit beat up. Still, … Continue reading

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The Seed – Picture It & Write

Written for Picture It & Write. A story, about a familiar yet vastly different alien biology, begins after the image. Genre: Science Fiction The Seed Things were going poorly for Edvard Perry. As he crashed through the atmosphere of Calliope, … Continue reading

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My First Rodeo

Well, I finally went to a Rodeo for the first time in my life. I’ve seen parts of it on television, but I’ve never been there in person. The whole time, I was a picture-takin’ fool. I had a blast … Continue reading

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Bird In The Blossoms

We are lucky to have an Ornamental Pear tree growing just outside of our patio. Even luckier to find a good variety of birds coming to visit it and us.

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Inside

This week, the Photo Challenge is: Inside. However we can interpret that. Here are my answers to the challenge. You can find this week’s challenge right here: http://dailypost.wordpress.com/2014/03/14/weekly-photo-challenge-inside-2/

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Nature Photography – Friday Fictioneers

Written for the Friday Fictioneers. A story, about failing to see the forest for trees, begins after the beautiful photo by Adam Ickes. Genre: Humor Nature Photography As Helen walked several yards behind her husband on the picturesque boardwalk, she … Continue reading

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Ink’s Lake Sightings

Here are some shots from a recent trip to Ink’s Lake in the Texas Hill Country. Mallard and Female Texas Spiny Lizard Eared Grebe (Winter Plumage) Mallard and Female again. Mallard Pied-Billed Grebe with American Coot on the left.

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The Peace Plaza – The Speakeasy

Written for the Speakeasy. The Peace Plaza Lambert laid a soft cloth on the rough concrete of the building’s roof. Gingerly, he placed five ultra-high tech rifle rounds on the cloth. If he was careful, everything would work perfectly. It … Continue reading

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