Buying Combs

April 25, 2016 - We needed a single comb, but at the store they only came in bundles of about a dozen. So we picked the one we needed and...
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The colors are from the florist, the brush strokes are mine

April 24, 2016 - A macro lens and Topaz Labs' Impression helped convert this photo of a supermarket daisy into a virtual impasto painting...
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Supermarket blossoms

April 23, 2016 - Green petals? Whether by dipping, spraying or standing in a food-coloring liquid, a wealth of colors are available to en...
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Mallards in the yard

April 17, 2016 - These ducks were calmly walking across the grass miles from any body of water. Mallards are now so widely dispersed that...
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Background for a tulip

April 17, 2016 - Sometimes you can convert the mundane into the attractive. This tulip was growing in front of a coiled-up blue garden ho...
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Pansies are no pansies

April 09, 2016 - Fascinates me that pansy is what you call a wimpy kind of person, but pansies are among the first blossoms to pop up in...
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A little late for Easter 2016

April 08, 2016 - Euphorbia millii, the Crown of Thorns is a popular indoor/outdoor plant that legend associates with the crown of thorns...
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Spring has arrived

April 07, 2016 - This is a daisy from the grocery store. It was photographed with a macro lens then processed using, among other software...
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Looking for lunch in Hot Springs, AR.

April 06, 2016 - While in Hot Springs Arkansas, we stopped by Zoë's for lunch. Very nice selection of soup, salads, sandwiches, desert an...
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On top of the stratosphere

April 04, 2016 - The X-Scream is a short ride atop the Stratosphere tower in Las Vegas. The view can be breath taking as it was near suns...
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No batteries required

April 04, 2016 - Were they really less fun when we had to pull them? I don't remember, but the kids sure didn't seem to miss the lack of...
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Grainless pasta

April 03, 2016 - If you spiralize some zucchini, sauté it briefly, then mix with warm tomato sauce, you have a nice gluten-free pasta-lik...
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The young are almost always cute

April 03, 2016 - Estimates are that America once contained as many as 20 million bison. By the start of the 20th Century, that number had...
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Nutritious Tears

April 02, 2016 - When comparing red (or purple) onions to white (or yellow), the white may have more fiber and sugar, but the red appear...
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