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Frances D
Cape Cod, USA
Native New Yorker living in the Cape Cod countryside devoting the second half of her life to creative pursuits.
Interests: Current Non-fiction, Modern Fiction, Plays of William Shakespeare, Classic & Independent Film, Zines, Graphic Novels, Women's Studies, Theater, Immersive Theater, Local History
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Yesterday we drove into New York and did two museums. It was nice seeing the Cooper-Hewitt again. It was my first visit to The Frisk Collection - a glorious experience. After I snapped the second photo a guard gently told me photos were prohibited. Fortunately, I was able to commit... Continue reading
Posted 3 hours ago at Just Expressing Myself
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Without libraries what have we? We have no past and no future. –Ray Bradbury Just arrived in North Jersey yesterday afternoon. I'm dividing my time between here and home for the next few months. The first two weeks of the month on Cape, and the last two in the Garden... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Just Expressing Myself
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I was out all morning in pouring rain; it stopped the minute we pulled into our driveway - isn't that always the way? My afternoon is all about sorting my old and new digital photos into folders on One Drive. Here's a few favorites circa 2005-2009. Memories are flashing up... Continue reading
Posted Jun 14, 2019 at Just Expressing Myself
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Just back from a stroll down the road. Warming up the leg muscles for my trip to New Jersey next week. I'll be minutes from New York, and staying two weeks, so you know there's going to be some serious photostrolls/walking. I've been getting up early (5:30 am!) to do... Continue reading
Posted Jun 10, 2019 at Just Expressing Myself
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Currently my physical where is the Attleboro Public Library. My daughter Josie and I have been on the road since 8am this morning. She has some business to take care of here in town today, and I love libraries so... It's a good opportunity to check out J.E.M. on different... Continue reading
Posted Jun 5, 2019 at Just Expressing Myself
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“The caterpillar does all the work, but the butterfly gets all the publicity.” - George Carlin My daughter Josie discovered a tiny caterpillar in the car while driving. She pulled over in front of a cemetery, carried him to a large leafy bush and said, "Mr. Caterpillar, go do something... Continue reading
Posted May 24, 2019 at Just Expressing Myself
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Not a digital one this time either. This is what you get when the only magazines you have on hand are 31 issues of People. I cut out everything that called to me without thinking about it too much. Next thing you know it's all glued down on a hot... Continue reading
Posted May 24, 2019 at Just Expressing Myself
I've just downloaded the Paper app to the iPad that's lain untouched in a drawer for months. What inspired this move? Shantell Martin's free class over at Skillshare. I watched Digital Drawing Workout: The Art of Subtraction earlier this afternoon. Visions of digital art journals and collages made from my... Continue reading
Posted May 20, 2019 at Just Expressing Myself
It’s Thursday. A perfect Cape Cod Spring day. Mothers Day is this coming Sunday. I’m hanging out with the son-in-law today. He invited me to an afternoon networking event. We had lunch at Wendys. We love Wendys. Friday I’m riding shotgun with my daughter (my one and only); we’re picking... Continue reading
Posted May 9, 2019 at Just Expressing Myself
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Recently while strolling down Manhattan's Fifth Avenue I came upon Robert Box and his tabletop gallery of original designs. I bought one of paintings about ten years back - a coffee cup. I remember we chatted for quite a while the day I bought it, and I laughingly asked, "You... Continue reading
Posted May 8, 2019 at Just Expressing Myself
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and postcards - these are from last month's trip. Here area few of the photos I've downloaded from my phone. View of MoMA Sculpture Garden MoMA Sculpture Garden MoMA Sculpture Garden Imagine walking into a gallery and seeing your 18th birthday on the wall. Painting by On Kawara Continue reading
Posted May 8, 2019 at Just Expressing Myself
April 30th 2019 marked the completion of both the #AtoZChallenge, my 100 Day Project, and my amazing daughter's 36th birthday. It was also the end date of a memorable month-long vacation, and the home-coming to end all home-comings. Most of my A-Z Challenge posts were created on my IPhone because... Continue reading
Posted May 3, 2019 at Just Expressing Myself
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Zebras Photo by Vincent van Zalinge on Unsplash Photo by sutirta budiman on Unsplash The Blogging from A to Z April Challenge Homepage Continue reading
Posted Apr 30, 2019 at Just Expressing Myself
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The Blogging from A to Z April Challenge Homepage Continue reading
Posted Apr 28, 2019 at Just Expressing Myself
In Xanadu did Kubla Khan A stately pleasure dome decree: Where Alph, the sacred river, ran Through caverns measureless to man Down to a sunless sea. So twice five miles of fertile ground With walls and towers were girdled round: And there were gardens bright with sinuous rills, Where blossomed... Continue reading
Posted Apr 27, 2019 at Just Expressing Myself
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The Blogging from A to Z April Challenge Homepage Continue reading
Posted Apr 26, 2019 at Just Expressing Myself
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The Blogging from A to Z April Challenge Homepage Continue reading
Posted Apr 25, 2019 at Just Expressing Myself
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Tree. I love this Flying Dragon that lives in my friend’s yard. A dangerous sort of beauty isn’t it. The Blogging from A to Z April Challenge Homepage Continue reading
Posted Apr 23, 2019 at Just Expressing Myself
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courtesy of Unsplash The Blogging from A to Z April Challenge Homepage Continue reading
Posted Apr 22, 2019 at Just Expressing Myself
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as seen on Manhattan's Upper East Side The Blogging from A to Z April Challenge Homepage Continue reading
Posted Apr 22, 2019 at Just Expressing Myself
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As seen on a walk through Flat Rock Creek after a storm. Road with Reflections in Puddles, Rain Run-off into Creek, Roots & Rocks The Blogging from A to Z April Challenge Homepage Continue reading
Posted Apr 20, 2019 at Just Expressing Myself
Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers. - Voltaire The Blogging from A to Z April Challenge Homepage Continue reading
Posted Apr 19, 2019 at Just Expressing Myself
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Collage for a Tuesday Sexy When Politics Attacks It’s All In Your Mind Continue reading
Posted Apr 19, 2019 at Just Expressing Myself