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Dramatic skies … Window
Views and Reflections

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A playful bonus … just because
cropped then ‘screened with exclusion’ and lightened

Thought for Today
“To repeat what others have said requires education; to challenge it requires brains.” Mary Pettibone Poole

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113-hfskywatch-hrg

Returning from a
sunset ‘photo shoot’ my eyes
spotted reflections

in the windows of
these houses facing the beach
… sunset with palm trees.

The older I get
I find traditions changing
each and ev’ry year

but it seems we will
gather as a family
once again this year 😉

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Experimenting
in Photoshop Elements
I came up with two

versions that I found
pleasing to my own eyes and
decided to share

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Multi-tasking at
busy times of year is the
best that I can do

Wishing everyone
joyful celebrations with
family and friends

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Thought for Today
“Weekends don’t count unless you spend them doing something completely pointless.”
Bill Watterson

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After being sick
last week I am catching up
by multi-tasking


Here in Southern Cal
we don’t see many color
changes, but walking

recently I found
colorful deciduous
trees and snapped a few

photographs to share
in mosaics … splendidly
this week, just because

Originals … straight out of the camera

Palette Knife
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Accented Edges, lightened

Invert

Accented Edges Solarized

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Accented Edges

Poster Edges

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ALMOST

Colored Pencil

Solarized

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Thought for Today

“Open your arms to change, but don’t let go of your values.” Dalai Lama



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While wildfires burn
here in California
rain forced ‘play’ indoors

at the Pilot Pen
Tennis Tournament … I snapped
these TV photos

then created my
Blue Mosaic for Monday
looking forward to

better weather for
US Open in New York

starting tomorrow.

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(Apparently Mary’s taking this week off for Mosaic Monday)

Molly’s ‘blue’ – missing her fur-friend



Thought for Today
“There’s nothing that can help you understand your beliefs more than trying to explain them to an inquisitive child.” Frank A Clark

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