prose is architecture and the baroque age is over
― ernest hemingway


our lives are often too ornate?

keepsakes, that are intended to remind us.

of what?

of things, we once did, felt, saw, wanted?

what is a ‘keepsake’?

for whose sake?

what matters is what lies within.

and, often, those ‘keepsakes’ are just, well just



(and, for WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge – Ornate)

(and, of course, for Lucile’s Photo 101 Rehab)

*shot with nikon d700 and nikkor 50mm f/1.4 lens at ISO6400, f/1.4, 1/125s, minimal edits in lightroom cc and lit by the glowing embers of a real log fire*

WordPress Writing 101 (November 2015): Day 5