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Ese’s Weekly Shoot & Quote Challenge – Alive

This week’s challenge is to ponder what it means to be ‘Alive’.  Even with all my faults and complaints, I have to admit this ride called life has been a hoot.  Am very curious to see how it all turns … Continue reading

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Ese’s Shoot and Quote Challenge – Empty

Ese’s challenge for us this week is to explore what is ‘Empty’. Always keep your mind as bright and clear as the vast sky, the great ocean, and the highest peak, empty of all thought.  Always keep your body filled … Continue reading

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Ese’s Shoot and Quote Challenge – Fragile

This week Ese would like us to explore what is ‘Fragile’. This little flower seems so delicate, yet it is able to withstand the vagrancies of a Northwest autumn. I would argue that nothing gives life more purpose than the … Continue reading

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Ese’s Shoot & Quote Challenge – Imagination

For this week’s challenge, Ese wants us to use our imagination . . . to set our imaginations free . . . to let our imaginations take flight . . . okay, I think I understand the task. I saw … Continue reading

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Ese’s Weekly Shoot & Quote Challenge – Buzz

‘Buzz’ –  now there’s a word that has a myriad of definitions.  It can be the sound of insects in a late summer afternoon, or the sound of a chainsaw cutting firewood for winter heat.  It can be a high … Continue reading

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Ese’s Weekly Shoot & Quote Challenge – Touch

A quote from the gentleman who is known to have written something about a rose by any other name would still smell as sweet. One touch of nature makes the whole world kin.  William Shakespeare. I think it is safe … Continue reading

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Ese’s Weekly Shoot & Quote Challenge – Continuous

Liturgy is like a strong tree whose beauty is derived from the continuous renewal of its leaves, but whose strength comes from the old trunk, with solid roots in the ground.  Pope Paul VI Here along the coast in the … Continue reading

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Ese’s Shoot & Quote Challenge – Happiness

A quiet secluded life in the country, with the possibility of being useful to people to whom it is easy to do good, and who are not accustomed to have it done to them; then work which one hopes may … Continue reading

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Ese’s Weekly Shoot & Quote Challenge – Memories

When I see the word ‘Memory’ or ‘Memories’ my thoughts always seem to go to the very powerful song from the musical CATS.  And thinking about the song always brings tears to my eyes.  If I could have one wish … Continue reading

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Ese’s Weekly Shoot & Quote Challenge – Silence

For me there is something very comforting in marking time by the phases of the moon.  To look up in the evening sky and watch the progression of the waxing then waning gives me a sense of grounding.  Even though … Continue reading

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