WPC: Wish

The Daily Post Weekly Photo Challenge for the week of March 8, 2017. Sharing wishes with strangers makes a powerful emotional statement. For quinceañera or other special occasions, that very special dress is many a young girl’s deepest wish.

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Lunch in Grapevine

According to Wikipedia, the city of Grapevine, Texas, has plenty of history behind it, including personages as diverse as General Sam Houston and Henry Methvin, an associate of Bonnie and Clyde. What I actually know about Grapevine is that there’s a Bass Pro Shops store there, and that Willhoite’s on Main Street is a really good place to eat lunch, […]

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Memory Monday, Week 16

Japanese Garden inside The Butchart Gardens, Victoria B.C. On the Queen of Alberni, ferry to Vancouver, BC.  My dad took the picture on the bottom right, below, to show how hard the wind was blowing — the Canadian flag was  standing straight out. State capitol building in Olympia, Washington. (I apologize for the poor quality of the images — I […]

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Instant birdbath

Every year at the end of summer, we cover our above-ground swimming pool with two plastic tarps. Today I set out to drain the collected rainwater off the top of the tarps, using a garden hose as a siphon. Having got the water flowing in the right direction, I placed the end of the hose on the ground in a small […]

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