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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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When Life is Stormy…

Do you embrace it? Or take cover?

We had a partial clearing, though the thunder was still rumbling when I took the pictures, and it poured again shortly after this–the clouds blocking out the sun and filling in, darkening, the rain coming down in a deluge.

I love cloud formations–the wispy ones, the wind blowing them so hard way up above that they look like cottony softness that would be silky to the touch. And low lying clouds in the form of fog.

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Or those touched by the setting sun, colorful, majestic.

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Or these. blue-gray, contrasted by brilliant sun brightened white against a smattering of blue sky–the clouds filled with water droplets ready to let loose.

Or just a sheet of gray that colors the day gray–dreary, definition-less, wet.

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Storms are filled with conflict. And conflict is filled with storms.

Embrace it? Or run away? 🙂 ❤

Terry

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The Fog

I walked.

Afraid the fog would vanish.

But it didn’t.

It grew.

And grew.

And deepened.

Until everything within it vanished.

Have a super moody day! 🙂 ❤

Terry

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Fog of the Brain

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Do you ever have so many projects to do, you don’t know where to begin?

Hopefully, I’ll begin them right and all will be done as planned.

I’m aiming to get the first 10,000 on Bounty Hunter Gets Her Wolf–which means 2,000 words today.

Plant 4 mini boxwood shrubs. I planted all the flowers last night until it got too dark to see what I was doing. 🙂 It’s supposed to rain today, so I’ll have to figure out where to put them sometime today.

Do edits my first beta reader sent to me and then turn this over to my second beta reader. Book is due April 1st, so running out of time.

AND, proof Exchanging Grooms for print. I really, really need to get all my ebooks into print. It’s already in audiobook too! So it needs to be in print. I spent a good part of yesterday formatting it and creating the cover.

Okay, that’s it!!! So as long as I do first things first–edits to Flight of the White Wolf, I’ll be all set to go onto the next assignment. No time for fog brain.

Have a great clear brain day and live up to your potential. You can do it!

Terry

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Flowers and Fog

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An anemone in oil paint. The leaves to the upper left hand corner is a miniature rose bush. The anemones didn’t come up last year, so I figured they didn’t make it, so I almost planted a rosebush on top of them. Whoops. 🙂 ❤

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I’m more into purple and red flowers, but yellow brighten purple and red, and when I found these peach, I totally loved how they had multiple colors on the rosebush. This is Peach Knockout Drift. And yellow Asian lily.

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And a cool, spooky fog.

That’s it! Back to proofing print for Galaxy Warrior!

Have a wonderful day!

Terry

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Hike to the Wetlands

wetlands-7-half-mile-900-004We went for a hike to the Wetlands, which for now should be called the dry lands. Nothing wet about them. It was a seven and a half mile walk, and it was hot, but we had fun.

We’re taking my son to the airport this afternoon, and while we’re continuing to have 80 degree weather, he’s headed for 45 for a high today. So he had a reprieve.

Thick fog this morning with a little cooler air, but the temperature will be high again today.

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Enjoy the day!

Terry Spear

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Early Morning Lights

early-morning-1000iso-900-foutain-lights-005We had really dense fog this morning, but it had burned off quite a bit by the time I got myself out the door. I wanted to see if the fountains were lit up in the early morning, but they aren’t. 😦

So that means I really will have to do this at night. I tried the other night, but between the mosquitoes and then my battery dying, I couldn’t wait for the lights to come on.

early-morning-lights-1000iso-900-006Light fog and lanterns glowing.

I want to learn how to take low light pictures, and these are turning out nicely. Believe me, when I took interesting shots like this in Scotland and Daytona Beach at night, many were awful. Some turned out. But I’m trying to learn how to ensure MORE turn out and not just at the photo god’s whim. 🙂

early-morning-1000iso-blue-sky-fog-lights-003You can see the foggy trees way in the background. I love fog, unless I have to drive in it. So I was disappointed I hadn’t gotten out earlier to take some pictures of it. But I will persist.

And that’s the key to accomplishment. Never give up! Never surrender!

Have a great day!!!

Terry Spear

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