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Weekly Photo Challenge: Frame

We frame what we see through our lens. And it tends to be a process, whether you use the golden ratio, the rule of thirds, or just aim for the right balance. But what about how the world frames itself? On a recent day trip to Methven, New Zealand, we spent time exploring the small town that services nine ski…

The Poetry of Making Lists

This week’s Discover challenge of The Poetry of List Making caught my attention. Lists.  They’re much like numbers.  Whether we’re avid list-makers or not, like numbers they define much of everyday life.  As we work towards a goal and define the steps along the way we are in fact list-making the process of how to get to…

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Rare

For this week’s challenge, share a photo of something rare: a family heirloom. A cloudy day in a normally sunny desert. A sad frown on a cheerful kid’s face. Or anything else you think of as scarce and singular. When we moved into our home in 2003, in Australia, a well-established family of possums lived…

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Morning

Imagine your typical morning. You might picture your favorite coffee mug. A streak of sunlight coming through your bedroom window. Or the roosters in your backyard that sound off at 5 am. This was taken on an early start to an overnight stopover in Kuala Lumpur and the lens has captured perfectly how the world looks…

Lane Cove National Park

Good Enough

We spend a quarter of our lives in childhood and three quarters getting over it.  There is no milestone to which I can pin the underlying sense of not being good enough.  Our father ran my brother and I like we were part of a platoon; just the two of for goodness sake, I mean…