Monthly Archives: August 2014

Fight Call at Springs Ensemble Theatre

This week’s photo challenge theme of “fray” is good timing for me since I just worked with the Springs Ensemble Theatre on their production of Art.  There is a fight scene in the play and the guys put in a good amount … Continue reading

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Cinnamon Blueberry Rolls

Every now and then, I get a hankering for some cinnamon raisin bread.  However, the part I like the most is the cinnamon swirls.  The raisins are pretty “meh.”  Of course, when you bake it at home instead of getting … Continue reading

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Butterfly Pavilion

We recently went to the Butterfly Pavilion in Westminster, Colorado for the first time.  Hands down, the coolest part was the Wings of the Tropics exhibit, which is an indoor rain forest filled with a variety of butterflies. As you … Continue reading

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Blackbird at Twilight

This week’s photo challenge is a cool one, but I was lucky to have something at all for it.  Silhouettes aren’t a type of photo I do often.  I should change that, really.  Silhouettes are pretty dang cool. The photo … Continue reading

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A Bookish Choice – To Sell Out, or Not To Sell Out?

Today’s Daily Prompt made me chuckle: A literary-minded witch gives you a choice: with a flick of the wand, you can become either an obscure novelist whose work will be admired and studied by a select few for decades, or … Continue reading

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Reach Out and Touch It

As a fan of macro, I love looking at the textures of objects, so this week’s photo challenge is right up my alley.  Looking through my photos, I wanted to go back a bit to a couple of my earlier … Continue reading

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The Glorious Introvert Vacation

I’m off from work this week because I’m doing a staycation.  It’s the first time in years that I’ve taken a whole week to just do whatever I like.  Aside from Friday, my husband’s at work this week, so it’s … Continue reading

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Fondant Cutters for Mokume Gane

Last week, I got a fabulous package in the mail – a nice sized box filled with an assortment of fondant cutters.  Now, I’ve never done anything with fondant in my life, but fondant cutters can do double duty as … Continue reading

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Organic Zigzags

This week is all about the zigzag and, scanning through my photos, I realize how much I have that’s curvy, but not much that’s a true zigzag.  Thankfully, this succulent from the Denver Botanic Gardens was on hand to help … Continue reading

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