Monthly Archives: May 2014

Weekly Photo Challenge: Split-Second Story

One hot summer afternoon, they met… Weekly Photo Challenge: Split-Second Story

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Visiting Minnesota Arboretum

I have never experienced such a miserable jet lag (or exhaustion from travel?). We flew back on Monday and it was until Friday that I started feeling ok. On Sat. trying to break the low energy cycle, we visited Minnesota … Continue reading

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Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Water

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Buying Happiness

. Ten years ago, after I visited Paris, friends asked if French people treated me all right. I told them yes. I told them I didn’t meet any unfriendly person in my trip. I was telling the truth. On our … Continue reading

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WordPress’ daily prompt: Break the Silence

One Broken Soul Soldiers Field was packed with people, but I noticed him right away. He pushed his bike walking slowly toward where our local memorial service would be. He looked different. He looked like a broken man. I wondered … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Twist

When I saw the word “Twist”, I thought of the moments when someone had twisted my words. Twisted words produce twisted emotions. How could I take a picture of either one? Then again, do I really want to see a … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Work of Art

A painting or a Photo? Many times, standing in front of a picture at an art gallery, I couldn’t tell if it was a painting or a photo. I leaned forward, tracing lines and then walked around it, checking from … Continue reading

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Eiffel Tower

While staring at the Eiffel Tower, Wei asked, “If Eiffel Tower is not an icon of France, do you think people would like it as much as they do now?” I couldn’t answer his question. But it was obvious that … Continue reading

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Cee’s Fun Photo Challenge

This is my entry for Cee’s Fun Photo Challenge. Is it true that only aged trees would show their roots above the ground like this? I mean normal trees… And after we have aged, we, too, would let others know … Continue reading

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2 week Vacation

I am going to take a 2-week vacation starting from tomorrow. “Vacation” sounds strange for a retired person, you probably think. For me, vacation means I don’t do anything I normally do, no cooking, no cleaning (not that I have … Continue reading

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