140722BanditSmokey

The Bandit… and Smokey!

There have been some major changes in my life this year. Daily impacts and realizations keep me on my feet. Life is a continuous adventure with many roads. My youngest son followed one of those roads and left for the UK. The V-man and I […]

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140718FoA

Faces of Africa – 26

What was going on in his mind? I was sorry to see him this sad on such a happy day. Our students had organized a games day for the children at the Mtendere Community Hospital in Malawi. Fortunately there was also much joy. I will show […]

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140716FoA

Faces of Africa – 24

Two women, preparing the traditional nsima porridge at school. Nsima has become the “staple” food of Malawi, much like bread, rice, pasta or potatoes are in other cultures. Nsima is thick starchy porridge made from corn, cassava, or other starch flour. The nsima porridge is […]

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140705-6WS

Not Dressed Yet

My Saturday in Six (and a half) Words: – NOON, AND I’M NOT DRESSED YET.  Quiet. It’s been much too quiet around Figments of a DuTchess. The figments have gone into hiding, sheltering from the mass of work input. Work that normally is balanced between […]

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140705twist

Travel theme: Twist

The twisting lines of Antoni Gaudí‘s beautiful serpentine bench in Parc Guëll in Barcelona, Spain. click for a larger image –      < For more twists, visit Ailsa’s Travel Theme Challenge. 

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140627contrast

Weekly Photo Challenge: Contrasts

click for a larger view The dome of this church in Portugal provided a beautiful contrast between subdued, faded colors and the bright light of the sun. < check out the other entries in the WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge.

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