Weekly Photo Challenge: Beyond

This week’s photo challenge from Word Press is BEYOND.  This image might make one wonder what’s beyond that rainbow.  Perhaps the second rainbow?  Or is there really a pot of gold?  I took this last summer during one of our monsoon rains.  I look forward to that every year.  It always brings some new photographic adventures for me.

I don’t know if I’ll take on the challenge every week but I might.  Guess you’ll have to stay tuned to find out.  Namaste’ and have a blessed weekend.

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Hey There!

Just me popping in to see you.  No, I didn’t take this picture, but thought it was in keeping with this year of being happy.  I think he is, don’t you?

I have some photos I’ve taken in the past few days and will get to posting them tomorrow.  In the meantime, be happy!  Namaste’

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Ahhh … Humidity at Last

Southern Arizona has always been known for being a rather dry climate but during the winter, it gets to the point of ridiculous sometimes.  I think I should have my own chapstick factory.  Right now we’re experiencing a very cold spell.  Low 20’s at night and high 40’s during the day.  So WS went on the hunt for our humidifiers and we fired ’em up.  Yeah!

I walked by one of them today and noticed the steam, decided it reminded me that when light shines on something, it changes its appearance.  Kind of like life.  Shine a light on negativity and it changes it.  Namaste’

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Funky Monkey’s New Friend

It seems I have carpel tunnel in my left hand, so I decided to try a little therapy.  And as it turns out, my new therapy is Funky Monkey Muse’s new friend.  I’m going to call him Chuckles because Smiley is way too cliche’.  Ha!  I squeeze Chuckles every night to keep all things important working in my hand.  Maybe I should call him Giggles.  (I could have sworn I heard him do that last night).

I’ve been kind of under the weather the past few days so I haven’t taken Funky Monkey Muse on any adventures but I will soon.  I did learn that my friend Bonnie’s sock monkey, “Socks” is looking for a girlfriend.  Could be a romance blooming soon.  Stay tuned.  I’ll fill you in on all the latest gossip as it unfolds.  Namaste’

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Guesses Anyone?

Just experimenting with my zoom lens and thought I’d post this.  Any guesses as to what it is?  Hint:  they used to be popular back in my Grandma’s era and are now coming back around again.  Namaste’

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Serene Sunflower

Every once in a while I take to cleaning out files, which includes photos on my hard drive.  Today I spent a little time doing that and came across a folder of plants and flowers.  Looking through that folder, I discovered one of the first series that I did with sunflowers, adding some special effects and playing with the color.  This is one of my favorites that I’ve had printed quite often for cards.  Namaste’

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Polka Dot Toes

Yesterday was the day.  After all the hustle and bustle of the holidays, it was time for me.  A manicure and pedicure was definitely in order.  But not your ordinary pedicure.  As you can see, now I match Daisy.  Click the photo for a close-up 🙂  Namaste’

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