Shiny Columbian Emerald

Shiny Columbian Emerald

Shiny Raw Mined Emeralds

Shiny Emerald Jewelry



Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge – Shiny

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Wordless Wednesday – Beach Throw-Aways

Lens Artist Photo Challenge – Around the Neighborhood

My beach has a big umbrella casting shade over my empty chair.

Warm water touches my skin and soothes the ache within.

Palm trees are growing, warm breezes blowing.

Salty air in every breathe taken in.

I picture myself there day after day.

 My beach is my haven, my comfort, my care.

2019©Isadora DeLaVega 

At the beach, life is different.

Time doesn’t move hour to hour but mood to moment.

We live by the currents, plan by the tides and follow the sun.      

Jumping for Joy – vacation from the ice cold temps of NY

Splashing on the oceans edge.

Playful moments in the ocean while cooling off.

Quiet beach walks to impart answers to questions from our grandson

Searching for shells before the sunsets.

Quietly awaiting sunset on an isolated beach is to truly embrace your solitude.

To go out with the setting sun on an empty beach is to truly embrace your solitude.

The end of another Day in Paradise.

Lens Artists Photo Challenge #36 – Around the Neighborhood

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Stained Glass Pattern

Photographed in a small church in Costa Rica



Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge – Patterns

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Stretching Cat

      ©Artist Nano Lopez


Hearths are quite the favourite spot

For cats to slip into good grace:

They stretch where flames 

high-light their fur.

Tuning the room with soothing purr.

At charming they are extra smart,

Knowing sly wiles to win one’s heart.

Undoubtedly the prudent cat.

Is nature’s choicest diplomat.


Tender Moments

Tender Moments

Tender Moments II



Cee’s B & W Challenge – Tender Moments

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Smooth Embrace

Smooth Embrace



Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge – Smooth

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Wordless Wednesday – Occupied Latrine

Lens Artists Photo Challenge – Close-Up

One is loved because one is loved. No reason is needed for loving ... ©paula coelho

Come live in my heart, and pay no rent … ©samuel lover

I love you exactly as you are©tahereh mafi


Lens Artists Photo Challenge # 34 – Close – Up

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Sculpture – Tin Man Trump

Sculpture of Trump created by artist Coco Fusco

in collaboration with Chico MacMurtrie

Ringling Museum of Art    Sarasota, Florida

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