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Out of the Ordinary

Out of the Ordinary

We were ordinary people on an ordinary day, when something extraordinary happened.It was a gray morning. As I was hanging up wash, the sudden, furious barking of our dog Ike jerked me out of my...

Let’s Take a Hike, February 2024: Lightning

Let’s Take a Hike, February 2024: Lightning

My March Contest Lenspiration Second Place Winner March in Southern Africa marks the beginning of autumn. This is the rainy season in the eastern part. With temperatures still warm and humidity...

Quacks and Splashes

Quacks and Splashes

Waterfowl migration on the Choptank River, Cambridge, Maryland. Photo © Cheryl Shank. Surf Scoters floated beneath us on the Choptank River, their dramatic head patterns standing out against the...

From the Editor’s Quill, February 2024

From the Editor’s Quill, February 2024

Last year we did a joint contest with Lenspiration photography students titled “My March.” Categories included, “Through my lens,” “Through my brushes,” and “Through my pens.” We announced the...