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Light Falling Through Tree Branches of Czech Forests Tells a Story


Today’s post is over at Wedding Bokeh, the blog of my wedding photography / fun pictures loving alter ego. The light falling through tree branches of these incredible Moravian forests is inspiring. OctInSeSt 5  

На богине


На богине. All day I’ve had this phrase stuck in my head. На богине — na baginye. But I couldn’t remember what it meant in English. I thought of misty windswept moors and ancient bogs, or of cottages in the countryside. I finally looked it up, and богиня means goddess. На богине — in the […]


Swimming Pool at Sunrise

Today’s writing prompt is brought to you by the random word generator at textfixer.com, which spits out a random string of six words to get the creative juice flowing. I let myself slide with one word unused. alphabetical – hatch – seducer – cruise – airport – low   I didn’t want to go on […]

October in Search of a Story

October in Search of a Story

Today is the first day of OctInSeSt, October In Search of a Story, my month of warming up for NaNoWriMo. Won’t you join me in search of a story worth telling? This is what I wrote today.   Today is the first day of the rest of your life. Today is the first day of […]

Bus No. 53

Bus No. 53

No one was quite sure who A. Shagin had bribed to be allowed to charge less than the city norm for his bus route. But somehow he’d managed it, and an inhabitant of Severorechiya could travel anywhere along Leninsky Prospekt for just eleven rubles, fifty kopecks, fully fifty kopecks less than any other bus line […]