Self-Portrait with Fife #photoaday #project365

23 of 365. Our Daily Challenge prompt — Whistle. My first thought on the whistle photo was to do a tea kettle, but a lot of people in the group and doing tea kettles, and many of the photographs are much better than I could do. I haven’t seen any other fifes, most likely because […]

Day 22: Larry Legume

Day 22: Larry Legume, originally uploaded by Sharon Gerald. The photo prompt today was “Make a face with kitchen items.” This was the best I could do. Or it was at least the best I could do for the amount of effort I put in. 🙂

Photo Extra: The Snack of Champions

I posted my picture of the day for my 365 project earlier, but it didn’t fit today’s prompt from my Flickr group, so I had to do something else as well. The prompt is “Sticky.” What I have here is a Triscuit with cream cheese and pepper jelly. It’s pretty sticky, especially since I went […]

To Kill a Sunrise #photoaday #project365

21 of 365. I had this grand plan this morning. I was going to go to work extra early and knock a bunch of tasks out of the way before I went to cover another instructor’s classes for the day. I got up. I got myself together. I left my house. But then there was […]

On Ivy Street #photoaday #project365

20 of 365. Our Daily Challenge prompt — Things that start with I. Holga-ish effect applied on Picnik.com. This is another building in Ellisville. They seem to be showing up as often as cats in my daily photo project. That’s because I’m at least within a few blocks of my office through the primary daylight […]

Life in the Shadows (or Accident in Sepia) #photoaday #project365

18 of 365. Our Daily Challenge prompt — Side View. This is the side of a building in Ellisville, Mississippi. It’s in sepia because I forgot that my camera was set to the picture mode monochrome with a sepia filter effect. I just picked it up and snapped, and this is what I got. The […]

Hand Wash Cold by Karen Maezen Miller

3 of 52 in my 2011 book blogging challenge. If I’d known Hand Wash Cold was a book about a woman’s decision to become a Zen Buddhist priest and meditation teacher, I probably would have overlooked it. I’m interested in learning about Zen, but that description just wouldn’t have grabbed me. Luckily, I didn’t read […]

A Touch of Mint #photoaday #project365

17 of 365. For the Our Daily Challenge prompt — topless without people. I, for one, was relieved that they added “without people” to the prompt. This was my first attempt at shooting in the full manual mode on the camera. I should have started with that. I understood more about the relationship between aperture, […]

Lazy Afternoon #photoaday #project365

16 of 365. Our Daily Challenge prompt — Afternoon. This is a bit of a stretch to represent “afternoon,” but it is the primary thing that happens around here in the afternoons. On a dreary day like today, I think the cat knows best.