Posted in Border hopping, Culture/History, Nature, Photo

Travel theme: Relaxing

130927relaxing4Relax, and breathe, Ailsa says. What a splendid advice. She managed to take my mind off a student I had to deal with this very evening through phone and e-mail. And I got worked up pretty bad. So thank you very much, dear, for ‘forcing’ me into the relaxing work of finding relaxing photos.

Here’s what I came up with:

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A herd of elephant seals, taking it easy in the sun

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The famous barber of Seligman, Angel Delgadillo, of Route 66. He makes his clients relax and surrender to his excellent shaving care. 

Have a relaxing weekend!

Ailsa
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Posted in Animals, Border hopping, Culture/History, Photo, Photo challenge

Sunday Stills: Headshots

A new found challenge by Sunday Stills. Here’s my take on

Headshots

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Weekly Photo Challenge: One Shot, Two Ways

For this challenge, Cheri Lucas Rowlands of WordPress, wants us to capture two images – a horizontal and a vertical version – of the same scene or subject. There are no concrete rules, but it should be evident that both shots are of the same place/location or person/thing, and the photographs should ideally have been taken during the same shoot.

My contribution: two versions of a part of the Oskar Hansen’s Hoover Dam Memorial.

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And for dessert – as these are both from a horizontal perspective (front and back) so not really suited for this challenge, but who cares after seeing this beauty 😉 – I want to show you two different shots of this classy Old Timer at the Hackberry General Store on Route 66.

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Which version of both photos do you like best?

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Posted in Six word stories

Route 66

My entry in the Six Word Story Challenge: Transport

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MUSIC. THE HORIZON CALLS. ROUTE 66

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