Fauxto Friday – Three Little Birds

“Rise up this mornin’, smiled with the rising sun…three little birds, pitch by my doorstep” … except for the sun part. Let’s face it, the sun can’t always be there to light up your photos. And sometimes there’s no time to grab your flash or light source or even your reflector, which is almost always the case for me…

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Fauxto Friday – Mama Kitty

This is our beautiful cat Simba, but we call her Mama Kitty. We weren’t even looking to adopt another pet when she literally found us. Five years ago, we were standing on the deck enjoying the spring weather when we heard this strange scratching noise. Suddenly, a gray cat appeared on the deck…and promptly strolled through the open door…

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Photo Stories : The Wheel Bug

Over the weekend, I was doing a little yard work and walked down to check out the mammoth sunflowers I’d planted along the sidewalk near the garden. Their massive heads drooped over, and stared down at the ground as the hundreds of seeds they held continued to ripen. The dark gray and white stripes were unmistakable behind the withering…

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