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    Photo Challenge: It IS Easy Being Green

    Green is my favorite color as many of you who regularly follow me on here already know. With the start of spring, we’re starting to see a lot more green so last week’s photo challenge “It IS Easy Being Green” seemed timely. I really wanted to use Easter basket grass, but I didn’t get to go to the store and I haven’t made an Easter basket since I was a kid so… Instead, I took a few green photos around the house this week and I’m also including 2 old photos into this collage. (Clockwise from top left corner) This perfect green field is in Belgium. I took it from the…

  • Photography,  Travel

    Photo Challenge: Victory

    With all the crazy and heartbreaking things going on in the world, it’s nice to think happy thoughts which fits in to this week’s The Daily Post’s photo challenge – “Victory”. I mentioned in last week’s photo challenge response that I thought about using a picture from my trip to Belgium, but decided on another picture instead. Well, this week I am going to use a picture (actually pictures) from that trip. While I was in Belgium, I went to The Lion’s Mound which is a large mound/hill that commemorates the Battle of Waterloo – the battle where Napoleon was defeated. Obviously, for Napoleon this mound is decidedly not a victory, but…

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    Photo Challenge: Symmetry

    It’s time for my Friday photo challenge response! The latest photo challenge from the Daily Post was “Symmetry”. Symmetry is one of those things you can find in all different things both literal and figurative. For some reason when I was thinking about symmetry this week, I really wanted to showcase a picture with clean lines. I decided to go with this shot from the summer of 2013 when I was in Brussels, Belgium. The Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert (French) or Koninklijke Sint-Hubertusgalerijen (Dutch) is a gallery or shopping arcade in Brussels with beautiful shops and restaurants along the sides and a gorgeous glass ceiling or skylight throughout the length. The glass ceiling isn’t…