Monthly Archives: August 2011

There is life. And then there isn’t.

Today would have been my dad’s birthday. He has been gone for six years now. Today, my aunt died. She went to bed last night and just didn’t wake up this morning. Missing her habitual 9 AM phone call, my … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Up

Not only is this bird flying up, it’s starting from a pretty high point already. This photo was taken on Zugspitze, Germany’s highest mountain. These beautiful birds (which Wikipedia informs me are Alpine Choughs (learn something every day) clearly enjoy … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Flowers

I’ve only just discovered the Weekly Photo Challenge on WordPress, so this is getting in just under the wire… (I need something to distract myself with while a workman pours large amounts of water onto a window I know to … Continue reading

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