Hiding in Plain Sight

K’lee has asked us to share photos that reveal an interesting element not noticed in the moment, but discovered in a future viewing of the image.

 

The camera has an amazing ability to capture details that the naked eye has missed in the moment. “A good snapshot stops a moment from running away” (Eudora Welty) and one can revisit it at one’s leisure.

There are two little insects on the top of this rock that I didn’t notice until after the fact. 

 

This photo was taken from my car window. 

On later inspection,  a cat appeared and a pot on the ledge.

We didn’t stay long for another shot. A lady noticed us and chased us away. 

 

…and then there’s the unknown element that editing reveals after taking the original photo.  I didn’t realize that the veins of this petal formation would stand out so much. 

 

K’lee and Dale’s Challenge

 

 

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Six Word Saturday

Home is where we always nest.

 

Debbie’s Challenge

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Stream of Life

 

Longing  overflows

Travelling through veil of time

Converging waters

Spawning glacial memories

Leading to calming resolve

 

Colleen’s Challenge: Congregate & Passion (Synonyms Only)

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Conversations with Self

All  day long

I speak silently

To myself

 

Sometimes

It’s a to-do list

Sometimes

It’s catching memories

Sometimes

It’s following a dream

 

Sometimes it’s a harder conversation

Sometimes I catch myself sliding into negativity

But I am not my thoughts

 

I awaken to the magic of being alive

Dwelling in possibilities

Focusing on the moment

It’s all we have

 

“The timeless in you is aware of life’s timelessness. And knows that yesterday is but today’s memory and tomorrow is today’s dream.”
― Kahlil Gibran, The Prophet

“Everything works out in the end. If it hasn’t worked out yet, then it’s not the end.” ~ Tracy McMillan

 

V.J.’s Challenge: Conversation

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Off-Season Vineyards

Niagara Falls vineyards in mid- November a few years ago.

Off-season, but still intriguing to visit and taste the offerings.  First time I’ve ever tried ice wine. 

 

This was a banquet room decorated with rows of barrels of aging wine.

Helicopter landing area for the elite.  Acres of rows of grape vines in the distance.

Closer look at the long rows.

 

Frank’s Challenge: Row

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The Food of Love

 

“You gotta learn to laugh. It’s the way to true love.”

(From the movie, ‘Michael’)

 

K’lee and Dale’s Challenge: The Food of Love

 

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Six Word Saturday

 

Free to roam beyond the wilderness.

 

Debbie’s Challenge

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