Jez’s WWE Challenge: January 31, 2020

These are my entries for today’s Water Water Everywhere challenge that is hosted by the amazingly talented photographer,Jez Braithwaite.


Ragtag Daily Prompt: Retire

Pirouette 4Pirouette 3At the first sign of the Spring, several months after the death of Prince GarGar, Queen Pirouette went on a pilgrimage to the shrine of Our Lady of Sorrows.  It was a minimum of three days travel on horseback directly south of Catapolis.  There were some who suggested that this retreat was in fact a surrender of sorts on the part of the Queen.  That the death of her only son was causing Pirouette to retire from public life.  Nothing could be further from the truth.  At the shrine, among Dominican monks, the Queen formulated a plan for exacting revenge on those she felt responsible for the death of her son and heirPirouette 2

Which Way Photo Challenge, January

WWE 2College Creek as seen from Rowe Blvd, Annapolis Road Bridge.  January 15, 2020.

Powerlines 1 bI was always told as a child that if I got lost in the woods, to follow power lines to civilization.  In that spirit, I submit this and the other photograph to theWhich Way Photo Challenge from Alive and Trekking.


Cee’s FOTD Challenge: January 31, 2020

Tulips 2Tulips 2 bwCee’s Flower of the Day Challenge


Jez’s WWE Challenge #12, January 30, 2020

WWE 5 bLiberty Marina, Edgewater Maryland, January 29, 2020.  These are my contribution to  Jez Braithwaite’s Water Water Everywhere Challenge.


Cee’s Black and White Photo Challenge: All Sorts of Signs

Signage 1 bwSignage 2 bwSaint Anne's bwThese photos are my entry for Cee’s Black and White Photo Challenge: All Sorts of Signs.  There was nothing haphazard about my choice of photographs.  These three appear in a specific order.  So you see elements of a story?


Ragtag Daily Prompt: Aesthetics

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Queen Pirouette walked along the causeway holding a lantern.  In the early morning air, the mist that rose from the lake seemed to press against here like a living, breathing being.  She paused for a moment to adjust the placement of her foot inside her shoe.  She almost lost her balance.  Falling into themerging looking like a wet cat, was not part of the Queen’s aesthetic.  It would hardly have impressed the Captain of the Palace Guards, with whom Pirouette sought to rendez-vous.e water,