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Thanks WordPress

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Happy Anniversary with WordPress.com!
You registered on WordPress.com 5 years ago!
Thanks for flying with us. Keep up the good blogging!
I received this notice in January…
That means I have been retired 5 years… because, I had started blogging after I retired…
I wrote about the “Special Kids” I worked with for thirty years… for the whole year of 2011…
It was the best thing I did…
Check out my first few blogs… I think you will enjoy them…
 It has led me to meet through cyberspace some wonderful people
I call them “friends”…
They live all over the United States and the World…
They have taught me about their part of the world… introducing me to many new things…
After 2011… I have written poetry… short stories… and blogged about my family and my very ordinary life…
Through many of my writings… I have learned to express myself so much better…
I have taken chances… letting people get to know me…
I have tried different forms of writing… and enjoyed the experience…
I would highly recommend WordPress.com for anyone wanting to express themselves with writing… photography
or letting your mind be freed to express the thoughts within yourself…
Thanks WordPress for the opportunity!

Set the Scene with a Three-Picture Story

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Picture One: The Establishing Shot

This is the big picture — where are we? For this shot, step back from the subject and put it in context. Think wide-angle.

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Picture Two: The Relationship

This shot starts to get at what it’s like to be in the place you’re shooting by showing subjects interacting. Often, this means people connecting with one another — talking, involved in an activity together, or just looking at the same thing — but it doesn’t need to be. Inanimate items and scenery elements can interact, too.

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Picture Three: The Details

The third image completes the scene by zeroing in on a detail, something you might not notice (or even be able to see) in the broader photos.

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Weekly Photo Challenge: The Hue of You

#Theme of the week, Post a day, http://dailypost.wordpress.com/2013/10/18/hue-photo-

I love neutral colors beiges…tans…grays…creams…rustic…black/white photos…

with just a splash of color every now and then that just POPS!

Maybe I’m plain…maybe I’m blah… but, just maybe…

I’m at peace with myself!

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Black/White Photos of Granddaughter and my Dad and Brother…

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Granddaughter in a Champagne Colored Dress… couldn’t be more beautiful in my eyes!

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Tree Bark with just that splash of color!

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My lady statue… all in cream… so pretty… with details… doesn’t need anything else…

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The different hues of Fall Leaves… makes me feel at peace…

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Nature in her natural beauty

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The rustic bell makes me happy!

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The wild toadstools (mushrooms) are so naturally pretty…

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The rustic browns in the bricks laid in a semi circle step …

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The worn brown color of my glider… just draws me to it…

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The natural browns in my centerpiece… with a splash of greenish yellow… I just like!

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An Iris of light golds… cream… browns… What could be prettier…

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An older brown / white photo of my Dad when he was a young baseball player…

Just love it!

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The gray / brown feather of a bird… left when eating from the birdfeeder…

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My pale green / brown worn painted swing… gives me rest …

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The sun faded fence with the neighbor’s dog peeking through…

makes me smile…

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The tans… grays… creams in my bathroom wallpaper with just a “pop” of color…

I won’t tire of it soon…

Daily Prompt: Imagine All the People

The next time you’re in a public place — a coffeehouse, a park, a store — observe the people around you. Pick a person, a couple, or a group, and imagine what their lives might be like.

Photographers, artists, poets: show us IMAGINE.

I saw a precious lady at a wedding this past weekend… Maybe this is what her life is like…

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Imagine… You Were Me!    by: Marilyn Griffin

I look older at times …

and then some days younger…

My wheel chair binds…

At times I wonder…

I smile a lot…

My hair is long…

My life long fought…

It’s no one’s wrong…

I love my tennis shoes

Bright orange they be…

My body gives clues…

That it’s just me…

I move my arms and hands…

Unable to control…

If only I had plans…

But, now I’m getting old…

I have love…

Surrounding me…

And that’s enough…

To keep me free…

I’m dressed up today…

My hair sprayed…

A red tinted display…

Combed and laid…

I love the look…

I get from a stranger…

Looking from nook…

As if there’s danger…

I’m not to fear…

Just a little different…

Come on near…

My heads just bent…

My illness…

I’m born with…

Is relentless…

Just forget that myth…

I’m just like you…

Just caught in this form…

Laughing – wanting to do…

Just the way I was born…

Weekly Photo Challenge: One Shot, Two Ways

After a very hard downpour… these photos of my back yard were shot within an hour of each other… just glad it didn’t last for a long time… a taste of what flash flooding can do!

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Weekly Photo Challenge: The World Through My Eyes

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No, you can’t have it!

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Maybe I’m too old to get wet…

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Wind not cooperating…

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I am a …………

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My view…

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Might bring some LUCK…

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That’s really me???… I’m not even wearing a dress!

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Me again??? My skin has turned as rough as a tree trunk!

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Sun setting… looking WEST…

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Looking EAST…

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He laid them one by one…

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Oh no!!!

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One or two???

Daily Prompt: Ripped Into the Headline

Write about something that happened over the weekend as thought it’s the top story on your local paper.

Photographers, artists, poets show us something from your WEEKEND

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…and then they were ONE!

The weekend finally arrived after much preparation…

The bride and groom looked stunning…

The locals attending were dressed in their finery…

The church bells rang as they kissed and confirmed their commitment…

Racing down the steps of the church…

Applause and well wishes abounded!

They were one!