Other Tiny Stuff

Happy Monday!

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Tiny 2: New York, Upper East Side & Bletchley Park, England

The Daily Post Photo Challenge this week is TINY:

Capture something at a smaller scale. Create your own mini-scene.

— Cheri Lucas Rowlands

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Overhead View of an Intersection, Upper East Side, New York City

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Moon Over Park Avenue, New York, May 2016

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Small flowers, Bletchley Park, Just Outside Londonds

Stay tuned, dear blog readers. Stay tuned.

‘Chaos’ Photo Challenge: Other Views

These blogs captured self’s attention this morning:

Stay tuned.

H2O: Self’s

This week’s Daily Post Photo Challenge is H20:

  • . . . share a photo that features . . . the element of water. Water comes in many different states and guises. From a foggy morning to your favorite watercolor painting, how will you show H2O in a photograph?

— Lingnum Draco, The Daily Post

For this post, self will focus exclusively on fountains:

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Music Concourse, Golden Gate Park, San Francisco

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Closer View of the Golden Gate Park’s Music Concourse

Different Fountain: Russell Square, London

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Russell Square, London, June 2016

Stay tuned, dear blog readers. Stay tuned.

The Year 2016 Thus Far: Favorite Places

Philadelphia: So glad that she was in the City of Brotherly love when Orlando happened. Because there is something comforting about being in the city where her older sister went to Biz School:

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City of Brotherly Love: June 2016

New York:  Chris, William, Mandy, Carmen, Judy, Luis

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Living Room of Brother-in-Law’s Apartment, Manhattan, June 2016

The British Museum, because, because. Just because.

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Classical Elegance: The British Museum, early June 2016

Dodo and Helen came from different parts: Cambridge and York, respectively. We met in London:

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Everything is easier with friends: On the No. 10 bus, June 2016

And Bletchley Park:

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Swan, Bletchley Park, June 2016

Bloomsbury Square and environs:

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The Duke of Bedford’s Private Garden in Bloomsbury, June 2016

This is the first of a series of posts where self will keep looking back to 2016 Thus Far.

Stay tuned, dear blog readers. Stay tuned.

Harmonies of Spring

Oh how beautiful is the season of spring!

These yellow daffodils are in the front garden of the MacCallum House in Mendocino Village.

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Daffodils + Spring = Harmony!

More daffodils!

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Stay tuned, dear blog readers. Stay tuned.

 

Harmony 4: Outdoor Art & Evening on Main Street

Still focusing on this week’s Daily Post Photo Challenge: HARMONY.

This is a ceramic piece that hangs outside one of the metal-working sheds at the Mendocino Arts Center. Fish and sand and oceans.

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Outdoor Art: Mendocino Art Center

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Evening: Main Street, Mendocino, February 2016

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Mendocino is # 1 for Whimsical Outdoor Art: Self spotted this on one of her walks.

Stay tuned, dear blog readers. Stay tuned.

SEASONS 3: Mendocino, Last Thursday of February 2016

It was an absolutely gorgeous day. Self went for a walk around the village.

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Mendocino Village has many examples of whimsical garden art!

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Spring is in the air! This table and chairs was in front of a local beauty salon.

And, for election season, Bernie Sanders would like to extend a warm welcome!

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Every local person self has spoken to so far is a Bernie Sanders supporter. Clearly, Mendocino is HIS town.

Stay tuned, dear blog readers. Stay tuned.

Life Imitates Georgia O’Keefe Again

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Pansy: Hungtington Botanical Gardens, Pasadena

In Life, There Are Always MORE CIRCLES

Self is still posting on this week’s WordPress Photo Challenge, the first Photo Challenge of 2016:

CIRCLES

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Calyx Press, based in Corvallis, OR, published self’s first book, Ginseng and Other Tales From Manila. The editors are self’s second family.

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Santa Monica Wharf, after the Cirque du Soleil Show

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Ripe Figs, Backyard: Self has three fig trees.

Stay tuned, dear blog readers. Stay tuned.

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