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Quotes from the Masters: Grahame

The languid days of summer have set the mood for this week’s quote.  Besides, I hear that there has been quite a lot of “messing about in boats” on the Thames, lately. “There is nothing– absolutely nothing–half so much worth doing as simply messing about in boats.”  Kenneth Grahame, from  The Wind in the Willows I’m offering …

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Quotes from the Masters: Picasso

I’m creating a new category of posts that I am calling, “Quotes from the Masters.”  Because of my proximity to Augusta, Georgia, I must add the disclaimer that it’s not about golf. What it IS about is gleaning the best quotes I can find from European masters of literature, philosophy, theology, music, and the visual, …

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Summer

This week’s photo challenge from The Daily Post is “Summer,” which—in an uncanny coincidence—was the same travel photo theme posed the week before by Ailsa over at Where’s My Backpack. So in response to both “Summer” challenges, here is my photo: A refreshing pool on a hot day says “summer” to me.  So before I …

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Sunday Post: Door

A fellow named Jake over at Jakesprinter has created a challenge that he calls “Sunday Post.”   The challenge is to post your interpretation of his chosen theme before the following Sunday;  then add a link to your post in the comments section of Jake’s blog.  Jake’s theme this week is “Door,” and since I’ve been loitering in Greece lately and happened to have found a …

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Hands

Read my hands! Who better to showcase hands than a mime?  This street performer entertained us in Florence, Italy, just off the Piazza della Signoria.   Related articles Weekly Photo Challenge: Hands (mothergrogan.wordpress.com)

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Blue

Things got a bit turned around this week.  The weekly photo challenge that is usually posted on Friday was published this Monday, and in its absence some of us bloggers participated in an unofficial photo challenge.  My entry for that topic, “Reflections,” could also apply for the official topic, “Blue” (coincidentally enough), and you can view it here.  So now I am posting …

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