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Blogging from A to Z Challenge: 2019 Theme Reveal!

Welcome to the Great and Powerful Blogging from A to Z 2019 Theme Reveal!

For those of you who aren’t aware of the Blogging from A to Z Challenge, you can read more about it here:  http://www.a-to-zchallenge.com/

This is the 10th anniversary of the challenge, and I’ve been a participant since 2014.  Every year I choose a theme, and every year I blog it on the fly.  Will this year be any different?  Probably not, but I can dream!  Oh, who am I kidding.  It’s a definite fly by the seat of my pants theme this year!!

Before I reveal my 2019 theme, here are themes from challenges past:

  • 2014:  I blogged about our house, and the befores and afters of the renos we did and changes we made after buying it.
  • 2015: I blogged about interesting places in Victoria (all close to home).
  • 2016: I blogged about learning to use my DSLR
  • 2017: I blogged about my ‘hood in Welcome to James Bay!
  • 2018: I blogged about the wonderful world of wabi-sabi in photographs.

And now, my Blogging from A to Z Challenge 2019 Theme!  Drum roll please…..

A picture-story a day.

“What??” you say?  Well, I have been wanting to write more, and there is nothing I like more than telling stories about pictures I take, although so far it’s usually just to myself.  So you, dear followers, will get to come with me on a journey of me taking pictures every day (which I do anyway), posting one and telling a story about it – all fitting the letter of the day.  Random?  Yes indeedy!  Fun?  For me, definitely 🙂

So, I’ll see you in just over a week with my letter A post.  Who knows what will happen this April?!?

This post approved by Elliot.

A to Z Challenge: Z is for Zee End (#AtoZChallenge)

Welcome to my April 2018 Great and Powerful Blogging from A to Z Challenge!

Today, we come to the end of this amazing challenge, Z is for…zee end

And now, the ordinary as it I have applied it to endings.  This is my final A to Z post for 2018, aside from the wrap-up post, which will come in a week or so.  Thanks for coming and hanging with me on this journey!

Without further ado – zee End!

The end of a long walkway

The end of Fan Tan Alley

Trying to see the end of the breakwater

The end of a boat dock

An ending of a different kind…

The end of a yummy meal

Thanks for visiting my final letter for this 2018 A to Z Challenge – Letter Z.  You can find links to more blogs participating in this challenge at Letter Z, A to Z Challenge Master List (Google Docs).

 

 

 

 

A to Z Challenge: Y is for Yard (#AtoZChallenge)

Welcome to my April 2018 Great and Powerful Blogging from A to Z Challenge!

Today, we come to almost the end of this amazing challenge, Y is for Yard

I don’t take pictures of other people’s yards very often – that just feels a bit creepy.  I have a lot of pictures of our yards, however, befores, afters, in-betweens.  And then some shots of other yards that were just kind of interesting.  No one has ever called the police, so I guess I’m safe!

Thanks for visiting my Letter Y, A to Z Challenge post.  You can find links to more blogs participating in this challenge at Letter Y, A to Z Challenge Master List (Google Docs).  Stay tuned for the end… Z is for… Monday!!

 

 

 

 

A to Z Challenge: X is for….Crap! It’s X!! (#AtoZChallenge)

Welcome to my April 2018 Great and Powerful Blogging from A to Z Challenge!

Today, X – Crap, it’s X!!

Come on – you know you said it too when you got to X.  So, how to wabi sabi “x”?  How about X marks the spot?

See what you think – and see if you can see them all!

Thanks for visiting my Letter X, A to Z Challenge post.  You can find links to more blogs participating in this challenge at Letter X, A to Z Challenge Master List (Google Docs).  Stay tuned for Y is for… Tomorrow!!

 

 

 

 

A to Z Challenge: W is for Weird. Just Plain Weird (#AtoZChallenge)

Welcome to my April 2018 Great and Powerful Blogging from A to Z Challenge!

Today, W is for Weird.  Just plain weird.

I take a lot of pictures, and I’ve been taking pictures for awhile.  Not as long as some people certainly – only for about 10 years, and only digital.

These are all older pictures, which for the most part, I don’t know what they are or why I took them.  I thought they were good choices for Weird Wabi Sabi!

Thanks for visiting my Letter W, A to Z Challenge post.  You can find links to more blogs participating in this challenge at Letter W, A to Z Challenge Master List (Google Docs).  Stay tuned for X is for… Tomorrow!!

 

 

 

 

A to Z Challenge: V is for Various Back and White Things (#AtoZChallenge)

Welcome to my April 2018 Great and Powerful Blogging from A to Z Challenge!

Today, V is for Various Back and White Things

I like to take pictures of various things and do various things with those pictures in black and white.  And I kind of think that says it all.

Any guesses?

Thanks for visiting my Letter V, A to Z Challenge post.  You can find links to more blogs participating in this challenge at Letter V, A to Z Challenge Master List (Google Docs).  Stay tuned for W is for… Tomorrow!!

 

 

 

 

A to Z Challenge: U is for Ugly (#AtoZChallenge)

Welcome to my April 2018 Great and Powerful Blogging from A to Z Challenge!

Today, U is for Ugly

Now, let’s face it.  “Ugly” is definitely in the eye of the beholder.  I should note that I had trouble finding images to represent “ugly” because I don’t happen to think any of the things I am going to  show you today are actually ugly (some may be more pedestrian than ugly), but some of you may disagree.  That is your prerogative, even though you are wrong.  🙂

Thanks for visiting my Letter U, A to Z Challenge post.  You can find links to more blogs participating in this challenge at Letter U, A to Z Challenge Master List (Google Docs).  Stay tuned for V is for… Tomorrow!!

 

 

 

 

A to Z Challenge: T is for Trees (#AtoZChallenge)

Welcome to my April 2018 Great and Powerful Blogging from A to Z Challenge!

Today, T is for Trees

Trees provide endless photography fodder.  Angles, close-ups, branches, leaves, roots, etc.  And very much fun can be had in post-production editing too 🙂

Here is a small selection from the old archives!

Thanks for visiting my Letter T, A to Z Challenge post.  You can find links to more blogs participating in this challenge at Letter T, A to Z Challenge Master List (Google Docs).  Stay tuned for U is for… Tomorrow!!

 

 

 

 

A to Z Challenge: S is for Sidewalks (#AtoZChallenge)

Welcome to my April 2018 Great and Powerful Blogging from A to Z Challenge!

Today, S is for Sidewalks

Nothin’ more ordinary than sidewalks.  That’s why they are fun to take pictures of, and then make cool or scary!

 

Thanks for visiting my Letter S, A to Z Challenge post.  You can find links to more blogs participating in this challenge at Letter S, A to Z Challenge Master List (Google Docs).  Stay tuned for T is for… Monday!!

 

 

 

 

A to Z Challenge: R is for Rusty (#AtoZChallenge)

Welcome to my April 2018 Great and Powerful Blogging from A to Z Challenge!

Today, R is for Rusty – what else?

I love rusty things.  And they fit perfectly with the ideals of wabi sabi.  And it looks great in macro shots!

These first images are from the Medalta factory.  There was LOTS of rust there to fulfill my rusty habit.

And now, here are some rusty things around our house and yard.

Thanks for visiting my Letter R, A to Z Challenge post.  You can find links to more blogs participating in this challenge at Letter R, A to Z Challenge Master List (Google Docs).  Stay tuned for S is for… tomorrow!!

 

 

 

 

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