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Under the Sky

Mar 08, 2009 by Lisa Newton

Under the sky I see
clouds floating past
me like angels.  If
I am still and quiet,
I hear wind rushing
past me.  When I
look up at the sky, it
is usually because [...]

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California Dreamin’

Mar 03, 2009 by Lisa Newton

Two photojournalists will visit, photograph, and exhaustively document the idea, reality, and dream that is California–past, present and future. Armed with a car, two pc’s and cameras, plus assorted photographic paraphernalia, we’ll take our burning [...]

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A Bike Path on a Sunny Sunday Afternoon

Mar 02, 2009 by Lisa Newton

Yesterday’s weather was the reason so many come to Southern California—it couldn’t have been better; sunny, not too hot, light breeze, clear skies, fresh air, and a late Sunday afternoon type of quiet.
So I packed [...]

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Los Angeles Scavenger Hunt

Feb 25, 2009 by Lisa Newton

I’m participating in a “local” photo scavenger hunt being hosted by Nicole.
In that vein, I’m going to share this “teaser” post to give everyone a flavor of the interesting, and the unique places and neighborhoods [...]

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Men at Work

Feb 22, 2009

These days, with the economy in the dumper, finding work has become a challenge. No one is hiring, people are being laid off, and companies are closing their doors.
For people who’ve been laid off, the [...]

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Life’s a Beach

Feb 20, 2009

This post is a summer teaser; especially for those that live in winter climates. Hopefully you’ll think of me, not cruelly, but in the spirit of Travelin’ Local–of and about Southern California–as an invitation to [...]

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I am a Seashell

Feb 16, 2009

I am a seashell
waiting for
somebody to see
me.
 

I am shiny and
curled up like a
cinnamon roll.
I’m rough and
sandy.
 
I swim
with the
sea and
the sea
with me.
 
I am
cold inside
so if you
touch me
you’ll shiver [...]

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A Valentine’s Day Story

Feb 14, 2009

In case you didn’t know it, today is Valentine’s Day. Yes, February 14th is here again, and to help you along with finding the perfect gift for your loved one, Gentlemen (and Ladies), here are [...]

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My guest post at Problogger

Feb 12, 2009

Just recently, I submitted a guest post over at Problogger entitled, “The Power of a Comment”, and Darren, Problogger’s owner and publisher was gracious enough to publish it.
Here’s an excerpt:
It’s a well-known fact that commenting [...]

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Sea gulls in Motion

Feb 07, 2009

I’m taking a hint from a recent post I enjoyed over at SierraVisions.com which featured a great photo palette of bald eagle pictures, all of whom reside in Starved Rock State Park.
Unfortunately, I don’t have [...]

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Please Mom, please!

Feb 05, 2009

“It would look so cute on me. That one with the pink flowers would so match the pink streak in my hair.”
“Honey, we have spent enough money today. We’ve already stopped by so many small [...]

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5 pictures in 5 minutes

Feb 04, 2009

I’m so frustrated. Last week, I had a great hike planned, taking my camera and hoping for a good sweat. However, the online directions I had weren’t any good, so I didn’t get to where [...]

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It’s Time to do the Laundry

Jan 02, 2009

Yesterday, January 1st, 2009 marked the start of a new year, but for me, it was the perfect day to do my laundry. I know watching football, parades, or just relaxing are high on many [...]

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