On the Hunt for Joy Challenges: The Eyes Have It

Cee’s On the Hunt for Joy Challenge: Go “Eye Bombing” or Eyes or Eye Wear

Cee’s On the Hunt for Joy Challenge: Shop Your Home

This is a tough one. I simply must share these selfies of me with Pirouette.

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Pirouette can leap onto my shoulder from substantial distances at this point and she never scratches me, not even a little! She’s an amazing girl. Any shopping done at my home will of course involve Pirouette. Thank you, Cee for another interesting challenge!

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Cee’s Hunt for Joy Challenge: Counting Chimneys

010420joy-bannetIMG_0051IMG_0038Well, at least I am on the board with one! This is my submission for Cee’s fifth On the Hunt for Joy Challenge. It was taken at historic Londontown, Maryland, just south of Annapolis on the other side of the Severn River. January 2, 2020.

Cee’s On the Hunt for Joy Challenge #3: Jump for Joy

For my fortieth birthday (many years ago) I treated myself to a short vacation on the island of Maui.  While I would hardly characterize turning forty years of age a cause celabre, I still managed to have a good time.  These exciting shots were taken on the Road to Hana.  It’s a terrifying stretch of road, but it’s worth the grey hairs.  How often do you get to jump off of a waterfall into a beautiful lagoon?

There’s a book called Maui Revealed.  It’s updated annually.  Available on Amazon, it’s a must-read if you are planning a vacation in Maui.Maui 8Maui 13This is my submission to Cee’s newest challenge: On the Hunt for Joy.

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Cee’s On the Hunt for Joy Challenge #2

Say, “Cheese!”

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Cee’s On the Hunt for Joy Challenge

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Cee’s Hunt for Joy Challenge: Get Outside

FlagWelcome! I shall be taking my role as a contributor to this challenge very seriously.  I am honored that I am able to participate in it from its inception. Thank you, Cee for creating yet another wonderful venue for everybody to showcase their talent.

The reason I chose to post the American flag was because it flutters in the wind. When inside, flags just fold into themselves, showing only glimpses of their design. When they are unfurled, they show their true colors. I love the flag.

WWE 7This is the Chesapeake Bay. I love it so. If I’m feeling blue, I’m five minutes away from its shores. There I can gaze at the water, and contemplate the awesome beauty of land meeting ocean. The life forms that thrive in this biosphere are as diverse as the very grains of sand along the shoreline.

This is just a little collage of some of the other things that get me out of the house and clicking my camera. This is just a smidgen of my complete body of work. For much of the early part of this Century, I was a street photographer. This is when I lived in Sunny Southern California. Now that I am in Maryland again, I am leaning more towards nature, flowers, art in general and portraiture in particular.

In closing, I just want to say “thank you” again to Cee. As it says in the song You’re the Tops!

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