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Jill Foley
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Hearts
With Valentine's Day this week, I had fun creating some photos with hearts.... One of my 2017 resolutions was to practice my violin daily - it's going well and I'm really enjoying it, but it means less time for blogging and other things. I'm ok with that. R...

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Black and White - High Contrast
For the past two years I've posted black and white photos on my instagram account daily. There was a clever little hashtag (#bnwruary) and several others were doing the same. It was a good challenge for me and i enjoyed it. My approach the first year was to...

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To Edit or Not....
This past summer, one of the things I wanted to do was to subscribe to Lightroom and learn how to edit my photos. Other than a brightness or shapening adjustment that I can do in my basic photo program, I haven't played around with editing much. Part of me ...

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Monticello Trail
While in Charlottesville, VA at the end of January, I had the opportunity to walk the Monticello Trail from the trailhead up to the Monticello visitors center. It was a lovely walk and I can only imagine how much more beautiful when the trees are filled wit...

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Welcome February
February is here and in these parts that usually means the first blooms of spring. However...we are expecting another nasty winter storm this weekend, so I don't know if the blooms will make it.  A new month means a couple new areas of focus for me. In Janu...

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University of Virginia
In my last post I shared photos from my visit to Monticello, Thomas Jefferson's home. Today I'll be sharing photos from the University of Virginia - founded and designed by Thomas Jefferson in 1819. The campus is simply beautiful and has unique architecture...

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Monticello
I had the opportunity this past weekend to visit the east coast - Charlottesville, VA specifically. My brother lives there and it's been far too long since I've visited so I went to celebrate his birthday with him. This past year I've become quite the fan o...

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Loving Where I Live
I have just been too sick to get out and take new photos this week, so I'm posting some old ones. I was listening to a podcast today and there was a short discussion about loving where you live. I thought it was a great topic, and I do love where I live so ...

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Nothing To Prove by Jennie Allen
  In her newest book Nothing to Prove Why We Can Stop Trying So Hard , Jennie Allen takes a look at the very real problem and lie so many of us buy into - the belief that we are not enough - that we do not measure up to those around us. I know I struggle wi...

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Good, Random, Fun
 {good} We've thawed out and the snow and ice are gone! I was finally able to get out for a run this week, but kept stopping to admire and photograph the reflections I found in all the puddles. {random} Some random photos from my week. I haven't been able t...
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