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PJ Charles

1st August 2014

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Invisible Man….

Invisible threads are the strongest ties. Frederich Nietzsche

Invisible Man….

Invisible threads are the strongest ties. Frederich Nietzsche

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31st July 2014

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Pride

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Pride. One of the seven deadly sins. My friend SW posted

Don’t judge someone just because they sin differently than you.

and it got me thinking. If Pride is a sin, then it must be about arrogance, conceit and vanity and the carriage of success. I am deeply honored when someone says they are proud of me for I feel it is acknowledgement that I have done something well, and something of service.…

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30th July 2014

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I’m always chasing Sun Dogs

I’m always chasing Sun Dogs

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He shouted to me from the deck of our home in Laguna and asked me to come outside. There it was. Almost a rainbow – but not quite – surrounded by clouds. I had never seen anything like it before and ran into the house to grab my camera. If you look closely you can see it in the center of the photograph. A small section of color that I have learned is a Sun Dog.

Sun dogs are a member of a…

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29th July 2014

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Ansel Adams

Ansel

I had known this show was going on since early in June. One evening  I even tried to make it to the gallery but  the Friday night traffic from Dallas to Fort Worth is a hopeless mission  so I sat with my friends at Craighead Green Gallery and drank wine and celebrated the beautiful creations they have hanging on their walls. It was a lovely Artist’s Date as recommended in The Artist’s Way by…

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28th July 2014

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Of Course I do….

Pools make me feel nostalgic. I have a box of photos from my mother and in it is a photo of me standing in my wading pool dressed in a little plaid one piece with a frilly skirt.

Of Course I do….

Pools make me feel nostalgic. I have a box of photos from my mother and in it is a photo of me standing in my wading pool dressed in a little plaid one piece with a frilly skirt.

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27th July 2014

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Love Berto – Abbot Kinney

Love Berto – Abbot Kinney

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26th July 2014

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Chili Philosopher – Abbot Kinney

Love a clever Food Truck!

Chili Philosopher – Abbot Kinney

Love a clever Food Truck!

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25th July 2014

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Abbot Kinney

I have long enjoyed Abbot Kinney in Venice California. Aside from some pretty great restaurants (like…

Abbot Kinney

I have long enjoyed Abbot Kinney in Venice California. Aside from some pretty great restaurants (like…

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24th July 2014

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My crazy friends! All together to celebrate the visit of our friend from Singapore and share a night together. Each of us have a long history together. Thank you for being the laughs and for all the ways each one of you enrich my life. In this photo we are all posing with SW’s Kangol hat. The Kangol hat lives here in Dallas as a constant reminder of how much we miss SW. A night to remember http://wp.me/s31Oko-1200 My crazy friends! All together to celebrate the visit of our friend from Singapore and share a night together.

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23rd July 2014

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So CF

So, today marks the 1200th post for PJ Charles. I find it hard to believe that I have blogged daily for over 3 years.

So CF

So, today marks the 1200th post for PJ Charles. I find it hard to believe that I have blogged daily for over 3 years.

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