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Laine
Saint Augustine, Florida, USA
Dreamer, Photographer, Writer, Wanderer...
Interests: Walking, Sailing, Kayaking, Reading.
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That's not Mom. (Why are they staring at me?) Are you sure? It's not Mom. (Hey, guys, I didn't do it, whatever it is, No, too tall, I guess. I didn't do it, okay?) Mom? (Why are they standing so close?) It's not Mom. Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Laine's Blog, Thinking Out Loud
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It sometimes pours! St. George Street, Grover's Gallery, and Victoria's Vintage photos, St. Augustine, last Friday! © Laine Quinn 2018 Continue reading
Posted Dec 5, 2018 at Laine's Blog, Thinking Out Loud
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Thirty days has September, April, June and November, and you know the rest! The last day of November, December coming on- take it gently, lovingly, wisely! Let the others get crazy and drive crazy and etc. Let's be wise! And Enjoy! Bales in Virginia, some years ago, forgotten by now... Continue reading
Posted Nov 30, 2018 at Laine's Blog, Thinking Out Loud
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Little did I know that when I accidentally shot the door to this cottage in May, (while trying to find a bird in the oak tree at dusk that was making an unusual call), that 4 months later, I would be moving in there. That's most of the reason for... Continue reading
Posted Nov 22, 2018 at Laine's Blog, Thinking Out Loud
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Calm mornings at the beach... The sea oats are already turning from green to gold to brown, about to drop their seeds for next spring. A Poem Walking down my stairs, I see a lizard. It turns and looks at me, tilting her head! I wonder, WHAT does she see?... Continue reading
Posted Aug 22, 2018 at Laine's Blog, Thinking Out Loud
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Do you come here often? Nice view, hey? What's your sign? Do I know you? Pigeons on top of the Oldest Wooden Schoolhouse, St. Augustine, Florida. ©Laine Quinn 2018 Continue reading
Posted Aug 1, 2018 at Laine's Blog, Thinking Out Loud
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About America By David Byrne And I miss America but boy can she be cruel. I know how tall she is without her platform shoes. Nuff said.. Continue reading
Posted Jul 9, 2018 at Laine's Blog, Thinking Out Loud
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An affair of the heart and soul... Where waves crash hearts are mended. St. Augustine Beach, June 2018. © Laine Quinn 2018 Continue reading
Posted Jun 18, 2018 at Laine's Blog, Thinking Out Loud
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Frog eggs! Day 2, the little dots will soon be tiny tadpoles! How life begins, began, begun! © Laine Quinn 2018 Continue reading
Posted Jun 11, 2018 at Laine's Blog, Thinking Out Loud
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The sun is shining in a break in this long hollow log, giving life to any number of creatures and green living things. Fallen Oak, Wolfe Laurel, North Carolina. © Laine Quinn 2018 Continue reading
Posted May 16, 2018 at Laine's Blog, Thinking Out Loud
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This little seedling rooted itself in the crack of my deck table. That's how all of the forests began... one seedling at a time. "Life's longing for itself." © Laine Quinn, 2018 Continue reading
Posted May 10, 2018 at Laine's Blog, Thinking Out Loud
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...for a shrimp! Great hours, 3-6, $9.79/hr, plus tips! Schooners Restaurant, where everyone loves the shrimp! © Laine Quinn, 2018 Continue reading
Posted May 2, 2018 at Laine's Blog, Thinking Out Loud
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A trick of the eye... how close are they to the crashing waves? No photographic tricks, just a matter of perspective. St. Augustine Beach, © Laine Quinn, 2018 (Zooming in with the phone, poor quality.) Continue reading
Posted Apr 25, 2018 at Laine's Blog, Thinking Out Loud
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Whichever way the wind blows, so blows the fog, and clings when the weather insists. Top of Bald Mountain, the Appalachian trail on the right, and a well trod trail it is. © Laine Quinn 2018 Continue reading
Posted Apr 20, 2018 at Laine's Blog, Thinking Out Loud
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On top of the mountain the frozen fog persists! Bald Mountain, at the Appalachian Trail, with a view of 5 different ranges and frozen fog clinging to the branches. © Laine Quinn 2018. Continue reading
Posted Apr 18, 2018 at Laine's Blog, Thinking Out Loud
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I'd almost forgotten that daffodils were my Mom's favorite flower. She'd be 100 this year, if she had survived her difficult challenges - impending divorce, depression, alcoholism. Back in the 70's it was all behind closed doors. I'll never know her as a wise old woman, but as a woman,... Continue reading
Posted Apr 17, 2018 at Laine's Blog, Thinking Out Loud
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March winds, and look at the trees. What are they whispering to each other and now they are laughing! How many years have they stood side by side chattering in the wind and silent in the calm air? How many years? How many stories in all that time? Old souls,... Continue reading
Posted Mar 12, 2018 at Laine's Blog, Thinking Out Loud
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Stop worrying, be here now, or the days will slip away in the river of time, and THIS is all we have, This NOW. Just trying to take my own advice as I ponder the reflections at Moultrie Creek, 2.02.2018. Continue reading
Posted Feb 27, 2018 at Laine's Blog, Thinking Out Loud
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"Are they coming?" "Yes, I see them now." "You look good." "You're a sight for sore eyes too!" "It's funny, you and me. I never imagined that I'd fall in love with...well, you!" "Yeah, it is funny. You're not changing your mind are you?" "No, even if I could, I... Continue reading
Posted Feb 14, 2018 at Laine's Blog, Thinking Out Loud
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Well, the rest of the story from yesterday's post is this: when I am reading a book and have to put it aside to do other things, the characters stay with me, sort of like parallel lives. I am wondering how that date is going to go with the hired... Continue reading
Posted Feb 2, 2018 at Laine's Blog, Thinking Out Loud
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That's what a good story provides, a Parallel universe. Introducing characters and places that you never imagined or would ever bump into in your everyday life. Between books and some of the marvelous shows streaming on television, you can be in outer space one minute, in Kabul the next, or... Continue reading
Posted Feb 1, 2018 at Laine's Blog, Thinking Out Loud
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Haiku Coming towards the end of my life flashbacks so clear the star - not so cool By Laine When you get to the last chapters of your life, there are flashes from your past, like movies, and you are the star. (A good chance for humility and forgiveness.) Original... Continue reading
Posted Jan 16, 2018 at Laine's Blog, Thinking Out Loud
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Breathe Walk Smile Thich Nhat Hanh Back to basics, one of my first teachers' best advice. Sunset, Moultrie Creek, from Vaill Point. Continue reading
Posted Jan 9, 2018 at Laine's Blog, Thinking Out Loud
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Happy New Year, and Welcome 2018! (And so long 2017, and Good Bye!) (Good Riddance!) Leaving a difficult year and venturing into the unknown new one. Learning to balance the bad news and sorrows with the joy and love that is all around. Thanks to all for the Joy and... Continue reading
Posted Jan 1, 2018 at Laine's Blog, Thinking Out Loud