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Advent 2017 Photo Challenge

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Today is the first day of Advent.  It is time to kick off my now annual tradition of the Photo-A-Day challenge. This year, I am using a list put out by the Methodist church.  I will follow a mix of my standard ground rules with a little revision. The photo must be taken on the correct day.  I will allow… Read more »


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Ummm…. what do you do when you discover at 8:30pm that your word for the day is dawn. You can either throw your hands up in despair or do something about it and create your own dawn. I chose the latter.   If only all of life’s problems were so simple.

Day 21-O Antiphons

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December 17: O Sapientia (O Wisdom) December 18: O Adonai (O Lord) December 19: O Radix Jesse (O Root of Jesse) December 20: O Clavis David (O Key of David) December 21: O Oriens (O Dayspring) December 22: O Rex Gentium (O King of the nations) December 23: O Emmanuel (O With Us is God) ERO CRAS – Tomorrow, I come. (Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/O_Antiphons)

Day 20-Tree

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Some days these photo-a-day challenges just plain mess with me. Today, it through me a bone.   Bought the tree last night.  Got the lights on it today. Company arriving any minute.  Leaving town right after they leave.  I needed something easy today.

Day 18-Doctor

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I have never been a fan of going to the doctor.  Yep, it’s important.  Yep, if they catch a problem early, it will be better in the long run. But… and if you are someone like me that struggles with weight, you will know this… a trip to the doctor typically turns into a guilt trip about the fact that… Read more »

Day 17-eyes

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I have tried many times to capture the depth of eyes in a photograph.  I have never truly achieved it though.  (We have a framed photo of eyes that Paul took a number of years ago that is truly beautiful.)  So when I saw the word today, I kinda cringed. And then, I decided to try something new.  I tried… Read more »