Ragtag Daily Prompt: Realm

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In order that they might rule their realm effectively, Queen Pirouette and her husband King GarGar utilized a simple formula. The King would deal with all matters secular. The Queen, as Governor of the Church of Catopia, would manage all matters temporal. There were still many duties that they chose to share, such as greeting ambassadors, opening Parliament, and attending various functions throughout the Kingdom in order to show themselves to their subjects. Both GarGar and Pirouette understood perfectly that they reigned under the suffrage of the people.

Jez’s WWE Challenge #9

From Bay Ridge in Annapolis, the Chesapeake Bay Bridge looked simply brilliant with that beam of sunlight cascading down the center of it. Breathtaking!

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Jez Braithwaite’s Water Water Everywhere challenge number 9.

Monday Window: January 6, 2020

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Monday window 2Here it is, nearly the end of the first week of the year and still, I refuse to let go of Christmas. These photographs were all captured on December 29, 2019. They are my contribution to this week’s Monday Window challenge. Happy New Year!

Butterfly, January 6, 2020

I photographed the lovely creature at left on Sept 24, 2019. The pretty white butterfly, always difficult to capture, was photographed on August 6 of 2019.

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Cee’s FOTD Challenge: January 6, 2020

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Cee’s Flower of the Day Challenge


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Please forgive me for posting a psychedelic version of this lily. I just couldn’t resist the urge. I find psychedelia to be such fun. Yes, it’s fun to tweak reality. Isn’t that what art is all about?

Sunday Trees #425

WWE 1 crop.jpgThis is my contribution to the Sunday Trees challenge. Foggy day 2Foggy day 2 bwI’m not sure why, but I thought this photo was a good candidate to become a black-and-white image.

Pull Up a Seat Challenge: 2020 #1

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Pull up a seat photo challenge Thank you for this opportunity to participate! Happy New Year! I have a feeling the year 2020 will hold many wonderful things!