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MM 4-03 Here comes the pitch!

For one of last year’s Monochrome Madness Challenges I submitted a photo of my middle granddaughter getting her first hit (see here).  That was when she was 7 years-old and in the second grade. Well, she just turned nine and … Continue reading

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My First Shot with My New Lens

I know you are all waiting with bated breath to see the results of my Christmas present from Santa (see here).  So without further ado here is my first shot with my new Sigma 18-35mm F1.8 Art lens:

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Thank you, Santa!

No, I didn’t see a brand new Mercedes parked in my driveway on Christmas morning! But I got the next best thing from Santa Claus this year: a Sigma 18-35mm 1.8 lens for my Canon 60D DSLR camera. In fact, … Continue reading

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Visiting the Scottish National Portrait Gallery

The UK’s National Portrait Gallery was established in 1856 as an art gallery to house portraits of historical figures in British History. In 1896 it moved to its present location on Trafalgar Square in London. Well, when we visited Edinburgh … Continue reading

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Friday Friends: Jerry Dwyer, Reader

Originally posted on Key of Dee:
Happy Friday, Friends!  I interview authors, bloggers, and readers on Fridays. We are #hunanswholovebooks. Today I am delighted to share a very special interview with you: my own dear father, who instilled in me…

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The Number One Thing to Do in Glasgow

According to Trip Advisor, the number one thing to do in Glasgow is to visit the Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum. We visited the Kelvingrove  one day in May and I took a zillion photos but for this posting I … Continue reading

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The Glasgow Boys in Kelvingrove

The Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum in Glasgow is the home for a large collection of paintings by a group of artists known as the Glasgow Boys. The group by and large were anti-establishment when they were young, turning their … Continue reading

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