Coca-Cola Nostalgia

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Remember: Coca-Cola signs beckoning a refreshing drink.  coca-cola-red-rd-sign-psf-web

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Remember: Drinking a cola while kids rode this mechanical horse – .25₵  

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Remember: Mom & Pop food stores with this refrigerator.
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Remember: Andy Warhol commercial ad mania.

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Weekly Photo Challenge – Nostalgia

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Jeff Golenski -“For this challenge, show us what nostalgia means to you

— perhaps a moment or scene that makes you feel wistful, happy, sad,

or somehow longing for the past. It might be with friends, family, or by yourself — 

anywhere, anytime of year. We can’t wait to see your interpretations of this theme!”

 

Layers of Wood

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Layers of Wood Sculpture

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Layers of Wood Sculpture     Sarasota, Florida

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Black & White Sunday – Layers 2

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Save the Planet

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Save our Planet – Recycle

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 100TPC — 2016  – Artists for Change – 2016

 

***** photography by Isadora De La Vega

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#Quest to Catch the Big One?

beach-fishing-venice-ps-webThese photographs were taken at Venice Beach, Florida.

Besides a glorious beach with a lot of shark teeth to be found,

there’s a delicious restaurant called Sharky’s on the Pier

and a fishing pier for anyone who is inclined to relax after dinner with a fishing rod.

Fishing a large pastime in Florida.

Go anywhere there’s water with a pier

and you’ll see amateur or experienced fisherman

on a quest to catch the BIG one.

The BIG one always gets away.

Enjoy … Isadora

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Quest to find Shark Teeth

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Quest to find the fun waves

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Quest for a good seafood meal

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#Working #Together

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A view from the restaurant we were enjoying lunch at recently on Matlacha Island.

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It’s fascinating to see how nature adapts to its difficult circumstances. 

These plants decided to make a new home on these tree stumps.

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Wordless Wednesday – Body Painting

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The hand painting is by a talented London-based body painter Annie Ralli. Photographed by Ray Massey,

this hand illusion is part of an advertising campaign for Ecclesiastical Insurance,

a niche insurance company using the byline “You’re in good hands”.

“Body painting is a skill I perfected working with still photographers,” says Annie Ralli,” who is also a former BBC scenic artist.

“It’s meticulous work, but it has to be carried out with speed,

partly because the “canvas” walks away at the end of the day and partly

because paint is less stable on a living, moving base. The work is fun and the results can be beautiful.”

photo©Ray Massey

hand painting©Anne Ralli

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#Quilting #Bee – Traces of the Past

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The Guptill House     Sarasota, Florida

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Original Color Photograph – Guptill House@Historic Spanish Point

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Frank and Lizzie Webb Guptill built their home on the prehistoric Archaic Midden in 1901.

They rented room to winter boarders.

The Guptill home is furnished to depict the Florida pioneer era.

2016©Isadora DeLaVega

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Theme: Traces of the Past

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Isolated Dragonfly

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Dragonfly – a fast-flying long-bodied predatory insect with two pairs of large

transparent wings that are spread out sideways at rest.

The voracious aquatic larvae take up to five years to reach adulthood. info wikipedia

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#Flower Power

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Shades of Autumn are sprinkling temptation for the cooler temperature to come.

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Waters Edge

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You can’t stop the waves of life
But, you can learn to surf.

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