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    Photography

    Photo Challenge: Frame

    I survived my first week back at work! After I get through today, that is. My classroom is just about ready. I need to fine tune my plans for next week and my syllabi and I’ll be ready. Well, ready on paper, but not really ready to officially say goodbye to summer. For this past week’s photo challenge, The Daily Post, posed the question “how [does] the world frame itself?” It challenged participants to take a step back from framing a picture through our lens and see natural frames or view “frames” in a different way. I quickly thought of a picture I took back in June when I was in…

  • Crafts,  Photography,  Travel

    Photo Challenge: Gone, But Not Forgotten

    As the year begins to come to a close it seems fitting that this past week’s photo challenge was “Gone, But Not Forgotten”.  For this challenge, I decided to photograph a picture frame I have with some coins from countries I’ve visited. Obviously, these countries are not gone and very much still exist, but my trips to those places are long gone, but will never be forgotten. I’d love to do a much larger frame one day, but let me tell you how this came about. Probably 2 or maybe even 3 years ago, I was up late and on Pinterest. I’ve mentioned this before, but I have a tendency…