Red Captures the Eye

Whether red is the main focus, or it’s a hint of red used as an accent, red captures the eye.

When I was a teen, I went to see Dracula with my mother at a college play. I was hooked on him, by the way, but in the scenes, everything was black and white, beautiful. Except for one red item in the scene. A red rose. A glass of red wine. That red dominated the scene.

And I finished writing My Highlander last night! I have to type up my notes, edit, re-read, but it’s done!!! Not finished, finished, but close!

Have a great day!

Terry

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Some Days are Meant to be Purple!

 

Have a lovely purple day!

Terry

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Am I Making You Hungry?

I will get hungry when I’m watching a show where they’re eating constantly. I’ve had readers tell me that after reading that my characters had some meal, they want to make it.

So are you hungry yet?

Juggling baby, but finished the bear yesterday.

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Off to juggle some more!

Grab  a bite to eat and enjoy!

Terry

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Feeling Unfinished!

I have a bear I need to finish making and a book I need to finish writing. I have a ton of books I need to finish that I’ve started and work on when I have a chance, but I always have so many other deadline books, I can’t get to them. Soooo this morning, I’m feeling…unfinished.

A beautiful, ancient, moss-covered dyke and gorse, heather and a stream in Scotland. Perfect for taking a break, enjoying nature, reading, writing, taking pictures, just sitting there, soaking up the beauty.

Do you have unfinished business??? Hope you feel you’ve accomplished something today!! I WILL have the bear done today.

Terry

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Fog and Christmas Lights

I like storms, as long as they don’t fill your house with water, tear down your trees or pull off your roofs, but a nice rainstorm clears the air, charges it with electricity, makes a change in the humdrum of weather. So we have storms coming in for the next few days.

Temperature changes can be wild too–highly fluctuating–from hot to cold, cold to hot. This morning I expected cold like it’s been, but nope, it’s hot. Well, warm. But not cold. And it’s going to be hotter, well, warmer, not cool later today.

It keeps me on my toes though. I HAVE to look at the weather report, just to get a ballpark idea. Because, as we all know, weather reports sometimes aren’t all that accurate. It’s great for changes in stories too–when the weather turns bad, or really nice. Characters have to adjust to the changes too. And it can make for great conflict.

Think of the ship breaking up in a storm. No shelter. A sunny, breezy day. A cold, rainy, blustery day. A foggy dark night. A Highlander in a kilt. *sigh* Got to get back to the story.

So this morning, we had major fog. We had it a couple of days ago, but I was busy and didn’t have time to photograph it. But methinks, wouldn’t it be fun to try and photograph the fog and Christmas lights???

And so at 4:45 this morning, that’s what I was doing, after I took the dogs out. Most everyone had their lights off, so I only had mine and one of my neighbor’s and another’s across the street to capture in the fog. Christmas lights are pretty. Fog is pretty. It was fun capturing them together.

Off to work on a bear and My Highlander. I’m halfway through edits, but still finishing the book too! Picture the Bubblegum Bear (in blue and purple) in Blue Rainbow’s larger size, the big one lying on his back. 🙂 ❤ That’s what I’m currently working on. Well, I cut it out….

Hope you have an excitingly wonderful day! Mine is going to be excitingly busy.

Terry

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Yes, We Have Fall Colors!

On the walk with baby.

It’s harder to capture the autumn colors here, unlike our fellow friends in the more colorful regions of the world where fall explodes with vibrancy. So for us, capturing some of the colors here is much harder. And of course, I only brought my 50mm with me instead of the one I use to shoot for scenery because I thought I was only going to take pictures of baby. But the fall colors caught my eye too. Next time….

One year, the pear trees were wild with color. I’d never noticed it before, but I think we had just enough rainfall and cold weather to make it happen that year.

I’m back to edits on My Highlander. When baby went home last night, I was working on them, making all the changes that needed to be made as my story idea changes with the progress of the novel. It also helps me to see what I need to add to make the scenes more vivid, colorful, just like a fall scene–not flat, but memorable.

Whether you have fall or not, embrace the beauty of your world.

Somewhere, I have a picture of a rusting child’s antique car–used as a garden ornament, but unseen by most in Old Town Spring. It captured my eye as my family continued walking and I paused to take a picture. I hope it turned out and I want to share it, once I find it! Even a rusted out old toy car can be beautiful–full of stories.

Have a memorably fun day!

Terry

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Dock on a Glassy Loch

Babysitting. Which is why I’m so late in getting this posted. So the one picture had a sunflare when I was taking it that I thought was pretty, but the other was from another vantage point and showed the vista off in the distance in Scotland. 🙂

Doesn’t it make the eye wander to that far away place?

We have a Homeowner’s Christmas party next week, so I’m giving a bear I’ve made and some Christmas books I’ve written for a door prize so I’m taking baby for a walk to drop it off.

Have a beautiful day!

Terry

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