Tracy S. Morris

Quirky Mysteries, Screwball Fantasy and Sassy History

Archive for January, 2011

365 Day Project – bubbles 1/10/11.jpg

bubbles 1/10/11.jpg, originally uploaded by tracysmorris75. When I was a child, I imagined that snow on evergreens made it look like the trees and shrubs were taking a bubble bath. Snow really does have a way of making everything look cleaner.

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365 Day Project – rays 1/9/11.jpg

rays 1/9/11.jpg, originally uploaded by tracysmorris75. I love this detail on the wall of a Chipoltle (is that even how it’s spelled?) in Kansas City. We stopped for dinner. Now we’re on the road and headed to the great snowy south.

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365 Day Project – Des Moines Morning 1/8/11.jpg

Des Moines Morning 1/8/11.jpg, originally uploaded by tracysmorris75. The view outside my window this morning. I love the way the building on the left seemed framed by the curtain and the window.

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365 Day Project – Ryan 1/7/11.jpg

Ryan 1/7/11.jpg, originally uploaded by tracysmorris75. This camera seems to take photos better in full sun. Hubby doing his impression of the old spice man.

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365 Day Project -basil 1/6/11.jpg

basil 1/6/11.jpg, originally uploaded by tracysmorris75. Winter in a garden is almost as interesting for what is not growing as for what is. Here last summer’s basil had an interesting texture and color in the sunlight. The focus is a little off. One of the hazards of the camera I am using combined with the […]

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365 Day Project-framed 1/5/11.jpg

framed 1/5/11.jpg, originally uploaded by tracysmorris75. I almost literally took this picture blind. Visited the eye doctor today. I had my pupils examined. Everything has been blurry for a few hours since then. Not being able to see always makes me feel helpless. Then I either cry or act grumpy and get mad at everything […]

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365 Day Project – sauced 1/4/11.jpg

sauced 1/4/11.jpg, originally uploaded by tracysmorris75. No Razorbacks bowl game would be complete without barbecue and lots of sauce. The image is a little fuzzy. I suspect I have a few bugs to work out with the camera phone.

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Author Spotlight: Cleolinda Jones (Part 1 of 2)

Today’s author spotlight is on Cleolinda Jones. To read part 2, go here. Cleolinda is best known for her book Movies in Fifteen Minutes as well as her posts to Livejournal on the same theme.  Cleolinda also plays with dolls. That is to say she’s the brain behind The Secret Life of Dolls, an ongoing […]

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Author Spotlight: Cleolinda Jones (Part 2 of 2)

This is the second part of an interview with Cleolinda Jones, the author of Movies in 15 Minutes and The Secret Life of Dolls. You can read the first part of the interview here. In The Secret Life of Dolls, each doll is given meaningful work to keep them occupied. This pint-sized Edward Cullen action […]

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365 day project – boredom 1/3/11

boredom 1/3/11.jpg, originally uploaded by tracysmorris75. My dog Essey likes to sit on the back of the couch in my office and stare out at the street when she’s not sleeping. I would have liked to get closer to eliminate the detracting background, but It’s tough to get close to her to take a picture. […]

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