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Sheighla Friel has been at 8 events

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Jeff Smith60,083Welcome to The Selfy Sunday Project for Jan. 13/13.There is no theme this week. We are open for any artistic interpretation that you may bring to your selfy.A big thanks to +C.J. Sros for the use (or re-use) of his fantastic selfy from last year as the event cover.Selfy Sunday is the cornerstone event of The Art of the Self Portrait community.There are 17 moderators who can assist you along the way with SPP.This Community was designed as a place to share self portraits and to learn, grow, and challenge one another. The Selfy Sunday Project allows everyone to share their results on a bi-weekly basis all in one event. __Selfy Sunday FAQ can be found here.http://goo.gl/ngQeFPlease check there first if you have any questions. Thanks_UPLOADINGThe event will open for uploading at 9:00 PM EDT.You can upload your photo by viewing the event and clicking on the "Add Photos" button.This is a Public event open to everyone.Any questions, again please check the FAQ or let post here in the community.Cheers and have fun!JeffThe Selfy Sunday Project2013-01-13 03:00:02262G+
Jeff Smith60,083Welcome to The Selfy Sunday Project for December 30/12.Theme: "The Best of 2012"Take a chance to show everyone what was "good" in 2012 through your self portrait.Something positive, something happy, perhaps something that changed your life for the better. Lets wrap up 2012 with a smile. It has been such a great year for the Selfy Sunday Project and we look forward to 2013 as part of The Art of Self Portraiture Community.Selfy Sunday will continue on it's bi-weekly schedule and will be the cornerstone event of The Art of the Self Portrait community.There are 17 moderators who can assist you along the way with SPP.This Community was designed as a place to share self portraits and to learn, grow, and challenge one another. The Selfy Sunday Project allows everyone to share their results on a bi-weekly basis all in one event. __Selfy Sunday FAQ can be found here.http://goo.gl/ngQeFPlease check there first if you have any questions. Thanks_UPLOADINGThe event will open for uploading at 9:00 PM EDT.You can upload your photo by viewing the event and clicking on the "Add Photos" button.This is a Public event open to everyone.Any questions, again please check the FAQ or let post here in the community.Cheers and have fun!JeffThe Selfy Sunday Project2012-12-30 03:00:00291G+
Jeff Smith60,083Welcome to The Selfy Sunday Project for December 16/12.Please note, there is no theme this week!I would like to also welcome everyone to the new Community home of The Selfy Sunday Project, The Art of Self Portraiture. Selfy Sunday will definitely benefit from being part of this great community, co-owned by myself and the lovely +Lotus Carroll Selfy Sunday will continue on it's bi-weekly schedule and will be the cornerstone event of The Art of the Self Portrait community.There are 17 moderators who can assist you along the way with SPP.This Community was designed as a place to share self portraits and to learn, grow, and challenge one another. The Selfy Sunday Project allows everyone to share their results on a bi-weekly basis all in one event. __________Selfy Sunday FAQ can be found here.http://goo.gl/ngQeFPlease check there first if you have any questions. Thanks_UPLOADINGThe event will open for uploading at 9:00 PM EDT.You can upload your photo by viewing the event and clicking on the "Add Photos" button.This is a Public event open to everyone.Any questions, again please check the FAQ or let post here in the community.Cheers and have fun!JeffThe Selfy Sunday Project2012-12-16 03:00:00226G+
Trey Ratcliff7,701,298A great show! +Thomas Hawk +Gordon Laing +Scott Kublin and +Gino Barasa  will join us for a good old-fashioned hangout.  We'll see what everyone is up to and catch up with what's been happening lately in the world of photography )and our own little worlds)...As always, we'll be taking live questions via Google Moderator...  you can watch live here in Google+ or embedded at http://www.StuckInCustoms.com Starting LIVE at 6 PM Pacific, 9 PM Eastern. Moved an hour earlier due to scheduled Google Hangouts and Youtube maintenance tonight.Great Live Hangout #60! Gordon Laing from CameraLabs, Thomas Hawk and more!2012-12-04 03:00:00353G+
Peter From74,609Time for the (shorter) November challenge... Your task is to upload a creative self portrait to the event. Rules: only ONE picture (must be taken by you or by using a self-timer) or you will be removed from the event guest list. Please add a few lines about your photo as well, it's always nice.The contest ends on November 30, 1 PM CET.Winners will be announced in my feed as soon as possible after the event has closed.Good luck!November Challenge –– Creative Self Portrait –– Please Reshare2012-11-14 19:00:00464G+
Jeff Smith60,083Welcome to The Selfy Sunday Project for October 28/12Theme: HalloweenShow us some your best ghostly, ghoulish, monstrously good selfies or just have some fun with a costume or make-up. A big thanks to +Christina Lawrie for let me use her fantastic selfy from last years SSP Halloween.This was one of our most creative Selfy Sundays from last year so looking forward to some over the top creativity with these shots.____Thanks to +LaDonna Pride  like in the past she will be helping along the way as our co-host. Thanks everyone we are all looking forward to some great Selfies.Selfy Sunday FAQ can be found here.http://goo.gl/ngQeFPlease check there first if you have any questions. Thanks_UPLOADINGThe event will open for uploading at 9:00 PM EDT.You can upload your photo by viewing the event and clicking on the "Add Photos" button.This is a Public event open to everyone.Any questions, again please check the FAQ or let myself or LaDonna know. Or check the +Selfy Sunday  page for updates.Cheers and have fun!JeffThe Selfy Sunday Project for October 28, 20122012-10-28 02:00:00189G+
Jeff Smith60,083Welcome to The Selfy Sunday Project for October 14/12Theme: Where is the LoveShow us what you love, who you love, how you love, an act of love or kindness, a passion, a desire, maybe a simple heartfelt wish but remember all within the context of a self portrait.________The past weeks SSP was incredible with 200 photos uploaded and the submissions were amazing. Well done everyone.As always I want to thank +LaDonna Pride  for all of her hard work and she will be helping along the way as our co-host. Thanks everyone we are all looking forward to some great Selfies.Selfy Sunday FAQ can be found here.http://goo.gl/ngQeFPlease check there first if you have any questions. Thanks_UPLOADINGThe event will open for uploading at 9:00 PM EDT.You can upload your photo by viewing the event and clicking on the "Add Photos" button.This is a Public event open to everyone.Any questions, again please check the FAQ or let myself or LaDonna know. Or check the +Selfy Sunday  page for updates.Cheers and have fun!JeffThe Selfy Sunday Project for October 14, 20122012-10-14 03:00:0065G+
Karen Hutton1,701,346Yes it's true, my friends. Oct. 9th (TONIGHT) will be our very last show. We've LOVED bringing LIFE Through the Lens to you for nearly a year; it's been a deeply defining time for each of us. And now it's time to move onward. But first... we've decided it's time to throw a HUGE WRAP-UP PARTY and send this show off in a blaze of inspired glory!! (Hey, it's us - how could we do it any differently?)From the crew at +LIFE Through The Lens: +Ron Clifford +Kelli Seeger Kim +Kerry Murphy +Tamara Pruessner +Tana Teel and +Anna Nguyen...  THANK YOU for taking this ride with us! It has been glorious. So be ready!Tonight, our guest will be +Annette Biggers and oh yes - it will be BIG!! There are few people I know more full of energy, creativity, vision and life than Annette. And that's saying something! We'll be talking about her artist-to-photographer transition, the one concept her mentor taught her that has defined her entire career, the deeper meaning behind her fairytale image series, the humanitarian project of her heart and a whole bushel of inspiration for photographers and artists of all kinds!  Annette is THE PERFECT person to help us wind up a our wonderful show and send it off in a burst of inspiration!Time: 6pm PT / 9pm ET (Your World Time: http://goo.gl/l6Fpj)Right here on my stream!Live YouTube:   http://bit.ly/UThe final LIFE Through The Lens with special guest Annette Biggers2012-10-10 03:00:0088G+

Sheighla Friel has been shared in 99 public circles

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Aahana Priyadarsinee9,780Another Great circle Share from me!ENGAGER CLUSTER: VERSION 5!Hey friends ENGAGER CLUSTER is ready to be shared, you to get MORE FOLLOWERS! This circle features some of the coolest GOOGLE + engagers who love keeping us engaged with their cool posts!Just to the following to feature in the next Edition of this Awesome Circle share:1. +1 this post!2.Publicly share this circle and if possible leave a comment behind!3.Don't forget to add me i.e. +Aahana Priyadarsinee 4.Keep smiling and enjoy the weekend! #saturday   #saturdayshare   #topsharedcircle   #awesomepeople   #aahanapriyadarsinee   #engagerspeople  2014-07-04 22:45:17400171221CC G+
Nancy Levan3,336The Circle of AwesomenessThis is the final circle of everyone who participated in +Chrysta Rae's Photography Scavenger Hunt - 2014 Spring Fling. These are all amazing, talented, fun, engaging and lovely people who made this round of the hunt one to remember.Thank you to everyone in the circle for participating! I hope we see you at the next round in a couple of weeks. Remember the next sign up is July 12th at Noon (Mountain Time). You need to be on +Chrysta Rae's page at that time and watch for the post to comment "I'm in!" on it. Spots go fast so be on time to get in. See you there!2014-06-26 18:56:0338943754CC G+
Aahana Priyadarsinee7,415Featuring a COOL CIRCLE OF TOP GOOGLE PLUS ENGAGERSTo be included in this circle just do the following:1)Add me to your circles!2)+1, share and comment on my posts!3)+1 and Share this circle publicly in your stream!4)If possible please leave a comment behind so that I can know you have done the above steps!Enjoy your weekend!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! #fridaycircle   #fridayfun   #fridaycircleshared   #funcircle  #sharedcircle   #publiccircleshare     #circleshare     #circleoftheday  #circleshares     #circlesharing     #circlesshare    #publicsharedcircle   #publicsharedcircles   #sharedcircleoftheday   #sharedcircleoftheweek     #sharedcircles     #sharedpubliccircle   #todayspublicsharedcircle  #todayssharedcircle     #publiccircle   #circle     #circles    #awesome   #awesomeness   #awesomepeople   #shareyourcircle     #bestengagers   #followers   #followback     #awesomecircles  #topsharedcircle   #topsharedcircle     2014-06-20 18:30:4740115615CC G+
Ryan Johnson6,972These are some of the most active and interesting users on Google Plus. If you want to join the list please do the following:1) Plus one this post2) Share this circle PUBLIC3) Leave a message at the original post#bosmol #BosmolCircle   #GrowthCIrcle     #GooglePlus   #CircleShare   #sharedpubliccircles   #sharedcircles   #circlesharing   #circleshared   #publiccirclesproject   #publicsharedcircles   #circleoftheday   #google   #circle #circles #publiccircle #sharedcircles   #sharedcircle #morefollowers #sharingcircles #circleshare #sharedpubliccircles #sharedpublicircles   #sharedcircle #AddCircle #FindCircles #addcircle #circlemeup #circlesdiscovery #circleshare #circlesharing #publiccircle   #publicsharedcircles #SharedCircles   #circlesharing 2014-06-18 12:53:45486623172CC G+
Daniel Zawadzki7,897This #circle is #great, #amazing, #wonderful,Boost your visibility on Google+ - Share the circle!#1 - Click add people and create your circle#2 - share the circle (include yourself)#3 - add +1 to the post#circle   #circleshare   #circlesharing   #circleoftheday   #circleoftheweek   #share   #sharedcircles   #sharedpubliccircles   #sharedcircleoftheday   #engagers   #engagerscircle   #engagerspeople   2014-05-19 20:33:554709546123CC G+
Thomas Hawk7,121,413Updated - 2,500 Kick Ass G+ Photographers Da -HoA-Da:  http://goo.gl/4gh66cDa-Ho:  http://goo.gl/E6u9IrHo-Mi:  http://goo.gl/eVU9dwMi-Sh:  http://goo.gl/Peo77RSh-Z: http://goo.gl/FVhz462014-04-26 19:39:57500211471CC G+
El Rey León220This circle was shared to me by some random people the day I joined G+... and I am resharing for those who are new or may find this circle interesting....!!!Have Fun People!! :-)2014-04-18 23:04:1791703CC G+
Amaresh Singh11Great circle shared  AprilThis circle will add great, amazing, wonderful, and awesome content to you feed plus your page will receive massive engagement .Boost your visibility on Google+ - Share the circle!To be added to the Circle you have to do these simple steps:1 - include me in your circles2 - Click add people and create your circle3 - share the circle (include yourself)4 - add +1 to the post#awesome       #awesomepeople       #chadwick       #circle     #circles   #circlesharing       #circleshare       #circleoftheday     #circleplus  #community #followback   #followers     #gplus   #influence  #leadership   #public       #publiccircles   #publicsharedcircles       #reshare       #reshared     #reshareday     #resharetags  #ripples   #sharedcircles     #sharedpubliccircles     #sharedcircleoftheday   #sharewithyou       #sharing     #sharingcircle   #socialmedia #theplus #tcs  #team2014-04-04 13:10:16494116CC G+
Daniel Zawadzki6,461Very soccial Circle#specialcircle      #topengagers   #circleoftheday     #saturdaycircle #weekendcircleHi friends! This is very imoprtant circle, most of top g+ pplif you want to add this circle:1 - include all circle in your circles 3 - shared the circle (include yourself) 4 - add +1 to the post More you share more you are great.2014-03-22 09:41:38472571572CC G+
Eric Hege19,678Photographers Circle A-JThis is A-J (last names) of my current Photography Circle. Most of these people should be very active, and they post some really great images encompassing about any subject matter you could think of!Add them to your circles, and feel free to share this circle. I'll publish K-Z of my Photography Circle tomorrow.2014-02-18 22:01:3135411113CC G+
Ajaydev Vijayakumar1,604Some really interesting people are included in this circle, most of them will add you back.To make sure you are in the next circle,Do include yourself,share and comment; #awesomecircles #circle #photography2014-01-16 12:28:44479001CC G+
Raffaele Romeo Arena7,895#Bigcircle n.3 #wednesdaycircle   #topengagers  The great #circle google plus with some of the most influential people.We extend our thanks to the sharing circles, plus comments and to add to this circle.It will also be important to your interaction more we interact more going to be great in Google Plus.And so this #circle it's composed of many important people, that often #interact with me and our community.You remember that #social  is   #sharedlife  and #follow is #friendship  . And so: -include me in your circles -create a large network -shared the circle (include yourself) -add +1 to the post -interact will allow you to enter the great circle that soon will share -happy life and sun is sunshine. Special thanks to my special #followers  and #friends  :+Michael Sonntag +Jasmina Brozović +Riccardo Lemons +Cesare Riccardo +Alessandro Folghera +robin dudek +Billy Funk +Dominique Keller +Carmilita Zotomayor-Riveral +Viktor Mulin +2013-11-20 13:49:2542815983185CC G+
Daniel Zawadzki1,196Raffaele Romeo Arena jest autorem tego wpisu: Hi my dear friends This is #topoftheplus  in #Tuesdaycircle In this circle there are the best in best on Google Plus.And so we all share this important group of people in order to grow our community.Then this #circle it's composed of many important people, that often #interact with me and our community. You remember that #social  is   #sharedlife  and #follow is #friendship  . And so: -include me in your circles -create a large network -shared the circle (include yourself) -add +1 to the post -interact will allow you to enter the great circle that soon will share -happy life and sun is sunshine. #circles   #circleshare   #sharedcircle #circlesharing   #follower #socialnetworking   #social   #followme   #follow4followback   #condividicerchia   #chiudiilcerchio #circleoftheday   #sharedoftheday2013-11-13 11:01:53427702686CC G+
Raffaele Romeo Arena7,010Hi my dear friends This is #topoftheplus  in #Tuesdaycircle In this circle there are the best in best on Google Plus.And so we all share this important group of people in order to grow our community.Then this #circle it's composed of many important people, that often #interact with me and our community. You remember that #social  is   #sharedlife  and #follow is #friendship  . And so: -include me in your circles -create a large network -shared the circle (include yourself) -add +1 to the post -interact will allow you to enter the great circle that soon will share -happy life and sun is sunshine. #circles   #circleshare   #sharedcircle #circlesharing   #follower #socialnetworking   #social   #followme   #follow4followback   #condividicerchia   #chiudiilcerchio #circleoftheday   #sharedoftheday  2013-11-12 15:22:21422833890CC G+
Raffaele Romeo Arena6,421Welcome my dear #friends and #follower this is #Thursdaycircle #topengagers   This circle is very important because it's composed of many important people, that often #interact with me and our community. You remember that #social  is   #sharedlife  and #follow is #friendship  . And so: -include me in your circles -create a large network -shared the circle (include yourself) -add +1 to the post -interact will allow you to enter the great circle that soon will share -happy life and sun is sunshine. Special thanks, to my #friends  and #followers : +Fashion Circles +Tancredi Matranga +Silvio De Rossi +Alessandro Folghera +Rusty Ferguson +domenico mallimo +Cesare Riccardo +Dominique Keller +Extreme Billy +Billy Funk #circles   #circleshare   #sharedcircle 2013-11-07 10:24:10402794184CC G+
Raffaele Romeo Arena5,517Welcome my dear #friends and #follower this is #Mondaycircle #topengagers  This circle is very important because it's composed of many important peolple, that often #interact with me and our community.You remember that #social  is   #sharedlife  and #follow is #friendship  . And so:-include me in your circles-create a large network-shared the circle (include yourself)-add +1 to the post-interact will allow you to enter the great circle that soon will share-happy life and sun is sunshine.Special thanks, to my #friends  and #followers :+Cesare Riccardo +Extreme Billy +Alessandro Folghera +Santelia Emilia +Dominique Keller +Edith Kukla +Ludovic Moreeuw +Viktor Mulin +G. Antonella +Dirk Talamasca +Sagrario Garcia #circles   #circleshare   2013-10-28 12:48:39394723881CC G+
Raffaele Romeo Arena5,470Happy #sundaycircle  .This is the my first #circle  composed of me best friends and engagers  of +Raffaele Romeo Arena . This is the Special Circle n.1This circle pointing to an increase in the popularity of the people, my friends and followers, entered. Each person in this group has been inserted according to their activity in supporting me and my friends in G+, because interacting in my activities, helping us to grow together and G+ and presence in the environment.You remember that #social  is   #sharedlife  and #follow is #friendship . It's very important, to grow together for and so for to be included in the next special circle:-include me in your circles-create a large network-shared the circle (include yourself)-add +1 to the post-interact will allow you to enter the next special circle-Comment the post and give me the category you would prefer to belong. Ex: Fashion, SEO, Companies, Social Media Marketing, Sailing, Photography, Bloggers/Writers, Web graphics and design, Italy, Artists, Sport, Finance/Economy ...-happy life and sun is sunshine.#circles   #circleshare   #sharedcircle #circlesharing   #follower #socialnetworking   #social   #followme   #follow4followback   #condividicerchia   #chiudiilcerchio   #followforspecialcircle   #specialcircle   #onlyspecialfollowers   #verywell  Thank you all for your support.2013-10-27 14:34:08389412246CC G+
Georges Pauly14,521Thomas HawkShared publicly  -  30 Aug 2013 2500 Kick Ass Google+ Photographers (part 2 of 5)This is the fifth time I've shared my photographer's circle on Google+.  I'm going to share it in 5 posts.  Yesterday I shared last name A-Da.  This one , part 2 of 5, today, represents Da-Ho.  I'll share the remaining three next week.  I originally shared my photographers circle at 500, 1,000, 1,500 and 2,000 photographers.  I'll probably share it again eventually when it gets to 3,000.A few notes about this circle.The criteria that I look for (and don't always get right) in this circle is that the photographer produce interesting and engaging photography.  I also look for people who are active in the community, post mostly their own work, and post regularly.  I'm looking more for people who post their own work and less of the noise stuff (gifs, links, non-photography, promotions, etc.).  I also like people who are positive, friendly, nice, helpful, etc. and dislike people who are mean, snarky, jerks, disrespectful, etc.I have a pretty well known bias against signatures and watermarks.  You will see very few photographers in my circles who use them.  I really hate the watermark debate and would rather not have it with folks.  I just don't like them -- it's my circle that I have to look at.  There are likely a few folks in here who use them who are friends of mine, but for the most part, this is a pretty watermark free circle.  It's totally cool if you love your watermark, it's just not something I really want to look at.  Please don't hate me for my aesthetic preference.  Finally, the photography community on Google+ is probably the best one on the internet today.  There is no way that I can possibly include all of the fine photographers worth following on G+.  There are wayyyyy too many.  These are just 2,500 that I personally have noticed.  I'm sure I left out some really amazing ones -- like you if you are not in this circle :)  I'll probably also totally kick myself when I realize that I accidentally left out a really obvious good one who may even be a friend of mine -- again, maybe even like you.  :)Stay tuned for parts 3, 4 and 5 and thanks again to all of the great photographers on G+ who make this place such a delight to hang out.Part 1-5:  http://goo.gl/17ujpn*Note, Google Circles are terribly wonky.  It wouldn't let me add some photographers in my circle into these circles because of domain errors.  If this affected you, sorry about that.2013-09-01 19:56:06482204CC G+
Thomas Hawk6,111,0232500 Kick Ass Google+ Photographers (part 2 of 5)This is the fifth time I've shared my photographer's circle on Google+.  I'm going to share it in 5 posts.  Yesterday I shared last name A-Da.  This one , part 2 of 5, today, represents Da-Ho.  I'll share the remaining three next week.  I originally shared my photographers circle at 500, 1,000, 1,500 and 2,000 photographers.  I'll probably share it again eventually when it gets to 3,000.A few notes about this circle.The criteria that I look for (and don't always get right) in this circle is that the photographer produce interesting and engaging photography.  I also look for people who are active in the community, post mostly their own work, and post regularly.  I'm looking more for people who post their own work and less of the noise stuff (gifs, links, non-photography, promotions, etc.).  I also like people who are positive, friendly, nice, helpful, etc. and dislike people who are mean, snarky, jerks, disrespectful, etc.I have a pretty well known bias against signatures and watermarks.  You will see very few photographers in my circles who use them.  I really hate the watermark debate and would rather not have it with folks.  I just don't like them -- it's my circle that I have to look at.  There are likely a few folks in here who use them who are friends of mine, but for the most part, this is a pretty watermark free circle.  It's totally cool if you love your watermark, it's just not something I really want to look at.  Please don't hate me for my aesthetic preference.  Finally, the photography community on Google+ is probably the best one on the internet today.  There is no way that I can possibly include all of the fine photographers worth following on G+.  There are wayyyyy too many.  These are just 2,500 that I personally have noticed.  I'm sure I left out some really amazing ones -- like you if you are not in this circle :)  I'll probably also totally kick myself when I realize that I accidentally left out a really obvious good one who may even be a friend of mine -- again, maybe even like you.  :)Stay tuned for parts 3, 4 and 5 and thanks again to all of the great photographers on G+ who make this place such a delight to hang out.Part 1-5:  http://goo.gl/17ujpn*Note, Google Circles are terribly wonky.  It wouldn't let me add some photographers in my circle into these circles because of domain errors.  If this affected you, sorry about that.2013-08-30 13:49:174826527124CC G+
Brett Bjornsen39,607G+ 2 Year AnniversaryIt's hard to believe it's been two years of plusin' already.  I've met some incredible people in my time here since those first days of beta, and it's changed my view of what "social" really is.  When I received my invite to G+ beta back on June 28, 2011, I came here thinking of this space as an easier way to share things privately with people I already knew.   It didn't take long until I began discovering new and interesting people that changed my opinion for the better and I began circling and interacting publicly ( "public or it doesn't count" ring a bell to some of you? ).Almost half this circle is filled with great people I have met in person thanks to Google+.My thanks to everyone in my circles for continuing to enrich my social experience here. #sharedcircles   #googleplusanniversary   2013-06-28 07:48:25166431238CC G+
matthew rappaport165,364Fun, Funny, Techy and Random #awesomesauce  +Shared Circles on G+ In this circle, YOU+ will find Amazing Plussers to circle that will lead you to everyone that is Epic  and not in this #sharedcircle  through comments, +Reshare s and +mention s!Also, circle anyone that comments below that they weren't inthis circle and Add them to a circle named Oopsy Daisies FTW!+G+ Achievement Unlocked :P2013-06-04 08:41:55450512864CC G+
Kimberly Hurlbut5,833Recommended by G+ SUPERSTARS!This seemed to be a hit last week so I'm again sharing my circle that I've put together of people recommended by other G+ engagers and superstars!Unfortunately this circle is getting quite big so it's not sharing everyone in it, I apologize! This week I added +Brett Bjornsen  's and +Euro Maestro  's recommendations! So PLEASE add and share this circle so you can add a bunch of awesomeness to your stream!! :-D2013-04-30 22:20:22501662566CC G+
Dolidh Young499,458*Happy International Women's Day!* To all those lovely ladies out there!!I thought I'd put together a mega-women's circle to share this #WomensDay  These are women that I've circled that have been active this year or I know personally. <3If you've never heard of international women's day, then pop on over to http://www.internationalwomensday.com to get yourself up to speed on what it is and what's going on. The short of it if that it's an international day of celebrating political, social and economic achievements of women, whether it be in the past, present or future.Today, we remember all those important female women who fought for rights, scientists and successful women... But really it's not just there we can stop.. We can remember all those women that have come before... the important ones that we don't necessarily have any more... Mum's, aunties, sisters, partners and friends.Have a great day everyone! It's a fabulous Friday!2013-03-08 13:33:4141217840CC G+
AyJay Schibig15,217ECLECTIC CIRCLEFeel free to add  and re-share. this  Eclectic Circle of  G Plussers! Circles I am curating:21ST CENTURY PHOTOGRAPHERS (1&2), ALL KINDS, DISCOVERY, FULL CIRCLE,SOCIAL, ECLECTIC,ENGAGERS, AWESOME, NEW HORIZONS and BOOST#circleoftheday   #circleshare   #circlesharing   #circlesharingforthepeopleplc   #sharedcircles   #sharedpubliccircles   #sharedcircleoftheday   #sharedcircleday   #publiccirclesproject   #publiccircles   #publicsharedcircles  #sharedpublicircles   #circle   #circles   #circlemeup  #awesomepeople   #awesomecircle   #circleme   #sharedpoint   #sharewithyou     #ShareYourCircle2013-03-02 11:23:44245206CC G+
AyJay Schibig13,588ECLECTIC CIRCLEFeel free to add  and re-share. this  Eclectic Circle of  G Plussers! #circleoftheday   #circleshare   #circlesharing   #circlesharingforthepeopleplc   #sharedcircles   #sharedpubliccircles   #sharedcircleoftheday   #sharedcircleday   #publiccirclesproject   #publiccircles   #publicsharedcircles  #sharedpublicircles   #circle   #circles   #circlemeup  #awesomepeople   #awesomecircle   #circleme   #sharedpoint   #sharewithyou 2013-01-10 07:15:50257003CC G+
Slavo Herman180I'd like to share with you the circle in which a little surprisingly I discovered my name. It is a circle with people who got one nomination to "Best of Google Plus 2012" created as the Circle No. 3 by +Kurt Smith.(He also created two more circles, No. 1 and 2, containing people with more nominations - you can find them at http://goo.gl/tAePD and http://goo.gl/7IBkV respectively :)2013-01-07 16:40:4448423115CC G+
matthew rappaport147,898499 +Google+ ers that are RELEVANT to me according to the PLUSarithmPart 2[Part 1 of Relevant +Shared Circles on G+  :https://plus.google.com/111048918866742956374/posts/5QvAYUjxhW1]This 2nd MEGA +Shared Circles on G+ is literally the 2nd 499 names that are listed when RELEVANCE is selected and 'Your Circles' is clicked under https://plus.google.com/circles (very close to it!)There are 41 that I didn't include in the circle but made the cut that are celebs or pages that I will list below as I wanted to share more users overall in this #sharedcircle  which is almost entirely full of WIN.The 41 +mention ed referenced above are:Pages:+Schemer, +HangoutParty, +G+ Live Hangout Events , +Kickin' and Plussin' , +Funny Pictures & Videos, +Having said that , +1000 zombies , +Handmade , +Mashable , +Animated Gifs! , +First Friday Art Walk , +2013-01-04 20:38:55500341832CC G+
Trever McGhee18,273+Take2seconds to click the add button on this circle!Last week +Kurt Smith asked people to name 5 people they thought should be named the 'Best of Google Plus 2012'.  He received 1,308 nominations for 730 Plussers.We were honored to be among them, so we've created two circles to honor those chosen.This is the second of 2 circles from that list.Their all worthy of a follow .. a circle  to see what they bring to your stream.Check them out for a week...keep the ones that you like at the end of the week and then put the rest aside for another time :-))))People always ask me to add them or another person to the next circle when I share circles from other people to help them connect with others...Well I can't add you to their circle but what I can do is create another circle for you.So if you would like to be in the next one or would like to recommend someone,1st. please leave a comment of why you or they should be in the next circle, why people should circle you back.2nd. please share this circle to the public stream to help these people connect with others.I'll create a circle once a week with your suggestion.P.S. if your in the above circle and would like to be in the next one, just let me know. #bestofgoogleplus   #bestofgoogleplus2012   #circle   #circles   #circleshare   #circlesharing   #circleoftheday   #sharedcircles   #sharedpubliccircles   #sharedcircles   #sharedmycircles   #sharedcircleoftheday   #publicshare   #publiccircles   #publicsharedcircles   #publiccirclesproject   #addmetoyourcircles   #awesomecircle   #awesomeness   #awesomepeople   #awesomecircle  +Circles 2013-01-02 20:58:1649052430CC G+
Kurt Smith21,124Here's The 'Best of Google Plus 2012' Circle Share (Circle 3 of 3)Last week I asked other plussers to name 5 Plussers they think should be named the 'Best of Google Plus 2012'. They nominated others based on what they think makes a really good Google Plusser - original & quality content; makes you think, laugh, & enjoy Google Plus more; engages with others; shares and helps others; etc. We got 1,308 nominations for 730 Plussers.This is the third of 3 Circle Shares of those named the 'Best of Google Plus' - this circle contains those who got 2-3 votes. These are plussers other plussers think are among the Best on Google Plus and I believe we should all circle and consider following them because other quality plussers we can trust recommend following them.Like the other circles I've curated ('Thought Provokers' & 'Plussers Who Give A Boost') you can only get in these circles on the recommendation of another plusser (no "add me" going on here). So this is a quality group that should be recognized for making Google Plus better for all of us.Let's encourage quality on G+ and the best way we can do that is to Add & Share these circles. It took some work to put this together, so the best 'thank you' you can give me (and the nominees) is to add, share and encourage your followers to do the same.Circle 1 (those who got 4+ nominations): http://goo.gl/tAePDCircle 2 (those who 2-3 nominations): http://goo.gl/7IBkVWondering who nominated you? Here's the original post to find out: http://goo.gl/0gHFk#bestofgoogleplus #bestofgoogleplus2012 #circle #circles #circleshare #circlesharing #circleoftheday #sharedcircles #sharedpubliccircles #sharedcircleoftheday #publicshare #publiccircles #publicsharedcircles #publiccirclesproject #addmetoyourcircles #awesomecircle #awesomeness #awesomepeople 2012-12-31 15:55:53486535266CC G+
Shells Bells5,180Best of 2012 CircleThis circle is some of the G+ awesomeness that has enriched my life this year - and I am grateful.  A while back +Sean Cowen asked what G+ has meant to us.  After watching Brene Brown's TEDTalks (http://www.ted.com/speakers/brene_brown.html) I realize that for me, G+ has been a lesson in vulnerability and courage. I have been humbled by the courage of every one of you.  I love that women post no make-up pictures and that you all speak your minds (your clever, creative, crazy & beautiful minds...). I have been blown away by the public sharing regarding topics as deep as abuse and depression - talk about vulnerability and putting yourself out there - absolutely amazing.  By doing so, you have helped others in ways you may never know.  <3Inspiration's what you are to me, inspiration, look... see.  Led Zeppelin - Thank YouYou have inspired me. (warning TL:DR personal stuff below) Oh, & I did include some new peeps.  If they're freaks, blame +Ben Zaitz.This month, I gathered some courage and let three people see me in, what was to me, a position of vulnerability.The first was a very dear friend from Elementary School.  For the past few years, I avoided HIRLing because I was ashamed of my weight and I guess I didn't want to disappoint him.  The same reason recently kept me from seeing a dear High School friend.  I saw them and each did not care that I was not perfect, they love me for me.  Mann, it was great to see their faces again, talk in person and have some non-virtual hugs.  <3I attribute this change in thinking to your responses to a July post: https://plus.google.com/115807723984369772514/posts/Ui2TQBPuELKAmong the other awesome words from you peeps, +Alvin Stearns wrote, "Never again compare yourself to others so that you make unfair and useless judgments about yourself or others.  That includes comparing yourself to you in the past."  The third was that, with your encouragement on a private post, I actually asked a guy out.  I would have never even considered doing that a year ago.  (He has a gf, so no deal, but it's all good cause he was cool.)I know these are little things, but I thank you all from the bottom of my heart.  And thank you to +matthew rappaport, Bobbi Jo Woods and +Tiffany Henry for coordinating the first NYCHIRL. Due to my kiddies, I couldn't see +Daria Musk and +Ryan Van Sickle2012-12-31 06:09:4450026231CC G+
AyJay Schibig12,717ECLECTIC CIRCLEFeel free to add  and re-share. this  Eclectic Circle of  G Plussers! #circleoftheday   #circleshare   #circlesharing   #circlesharingforthepeopleplc   #sharedcircles   #sharedpubliccircles   #sharedcircleoftheday   #sharedcircleday   #publiccirclesproject   #publiccircles   #publicsharedcircles  #sharedpublicircles   #circle   #circles   #circlemeup  #awesomepeople   #awesomecircle   #circleme   #sharedpoint   #sharewithyou 2012-12-21 06:26:433277010CC G+
AyJay Schibig12,080ECLECTIC CIRCLEFeel free to add  and re-share. this  Eclectic Circle of  G Plussers! #circleoftheday   #circleshare   #circlesharing   #circlesharingforthepeopleplc   #sharedcircles   #sharedpubliccircles   #sharedcircleoftheday   #sharedcircleday   #publiccirclesproject   #publiccircles   #publicsharedcircles  #sharedpublicircles   #circle   #circles   #circlemeup  #awesomepeople   #awesomecircle   #circleme   #sharedpoint   #sharewithyou 2012-12-12 04:23:1442210216CC G+
Zbynek Kysela1,918BEST SHARED CIRCLE - Share, share, share!===================================HOW TO BE PART OF IT: 1) Add this circle to your circles -> Add circle2) Share added circle with option "include yourself in shared circle". Done. You're welcome :) ZbynekMy entire social presence:*****************************http://xeeme.com/bouchac*****************************2012-12-07 20:33:1441920625CC G+
Mike Clancy18,028******Awesome People Circle******Try this group out .. I've pared it down a bit, but these are people who have posted something that really tickled my fancy.   It's a favorite stream of mine ... geeks, writers, photographers, science & sci-fi fans ... please try it out and see if you don't agree ...   Reshare and I'll include you in my next circle share of active engagers!Be forewarned ... some of these people post mature content2012-12-06 02:54:5614312716CC G+
Kurt Smith14,400Thought Provokers Circle Share - Who's Made You Think Lately?Who's Made You Think Lately? Are they in this circle? For me, +Dede Craig King had me really going last Monday, +Lacerant Plainer always gets me thinking, and just a few days ago it was +Randy Hilarski.Here's latest round of the Thought Provokers Circle. This is an #awesomesauce  circle of great plussers who will make you think (we're all trying anyway). The cool thing about this circle is that you had to be recommended by someone else to get in.Add & Reshare so others can discover these awesome people to follow. Current members please update your circle. If you'd like to join in, please suggest 3-5 people and tell why they make you think. #circleshare   #circles   #circlesharing   #circleoftheday   #sharedcircles   #sharedpubliccircles   #sharedcircleoftheday   #sharepubliccircle   #publiccircle   #publicsharedcircles  2012-12-04 15:53:26287703062CC G+
Carter Gibson628,961The Lifeblood of my Google+ ExperienceThe people in this circle (and I'm sure I've forgotten some of you!) are some of the most amazing people I've ever interacted with, online or off or both! I could not recommend this circle more highly. They're artists, bloggers, business owners, and the list goes on and on. Something they all share is that they are amazing people who I would do a favor for in a heartbeat. If you want to surround yourself with good people, this is an excellent circle to add. So, go on and circle up :)2012-11-30 21:16:131491251997CC G+
Brunner Nathan0Some people that comment and follow back.Don't forget to give a share and a plus one.#circleshare #sharedcircles #sharedcircle #sharedpubliccircles #circlesharing #publiccircle #circles2012-11-29 18:03:5327515317CC G+
Amanda Blain2,251,868*500 People Who Hangout Circle*Anytime you see me having a hangout feel free to join in. We use webcam, voice and text chat... (Please get your webcam going though!) and join in the fun conversations. What do we talk about in these hangouts with strangers? Everything and nothing  We talk about todays current events, android vs apple, whats happening on Google+, the price of big macs in your local country, business networking,  tv shows, whatever you want to talk about... To the best of my ability everyone in this circles has personally hungout with me... and it was fun.. :)This circle is where I have made the most lasting connections on G+.... Meeting many of these people in real life since I met them in hangouts. I joined G+ Jun 29th, 2011. I hung out then and pretty much most days since. I was voted Google+ Hangout Queen this year :)I've seen amazing things in hangouts, Tours of far away countries, cooking classes, airplane trips, photowalks, concerts, language lessons, trivia nights, relationship advice, seeing famous landmarks, attending behind the scenes of tv shows, hangouts with famous celebrities, and countless late night and early morning hangouts with fabulous normal people from all parts of the world and right next door... TV shows have nothing on this. Countless experiences all without leaving my living room.If you want to try out hangouts on G+, ADD THIS CIRCLE and join one! These people will have hangouts that you should be able to see and join in on...   People in hangouts are usually really welcoming and nice.. so speak up.. say hi and join us.♥ ♥ Please feel free to share ♥ ♥ps. if you cant add the circle because google says you added too many today.. remove some of the people and try again... :)#googlehangout #hangout #sharedcircles  2012-11-16 03:28:4650010551169CC G+
Johnny „Handsome“ Roquemore16,174Music Share JRoqI think Ive shared this circle recently, but +Stacy Frazer made a request. The Queen gets what the Queen wants. blocked and reportedIf you want in the circle, just comment. If you were notified, you're already a badass.  #Boxwood   #MusicEveryday   #DiscoverMusic  2012-11-15 02:50:1710220620CC G+
Kurt Smith6,542Thought Provokers Circle Share -- Plussers Who 'Make You Go Hmm...'Next round of the Thought Provokers Circle. An amazing circle of great plussers who will make you think, well maybe. Here's some of the people and wisdom inside:"And a few of us that make you go "HUH???" from +Bearman Cartoons. " Ummmm.... I suddenly feel like I'm back in grade school again and the entire class is giving me the look... You're going to get your arse kicked at recess!!!! said +Frank Garufi Jr.. Check out and discover some new people - I've met +Dede Craig King, +Susanne Ramharter, +MommyLovesTech.Add & Reshare so others can discover these awesome people to follow. Current members please update your circle. If you'd like to join in, please suggest 3-5 people and why they make you think.#circles   #circle   #circleshare   #circleoftheday   #circlesharing   #sharedcircles   #sharedpubliccircles   #sharedcircleoftheday   #publiccircles   #publicsharedcircles  +Full Circle +Circles +CIRCLES on Google+ 2012-10-31 14:11:37275933482CC G+
lane langmade6,911All Things #Halloween   ( #Halloweentown  Circle Share) Well folks tomorrow is the big day (OCTOBER 31ST) and i would just like to share with everyone the latest circle.. we have over 400 + spooks in here in just a few weeks and these are some of the coolest and most creative peeps on G+!  Me and the scream team +Shantha Marie Fountain +Brad Buckmaster and +Gene Bowker have 'fully' screened and vetted these people (haha NOT!!!!) to ensure its HIGH QUALITY terror in your stream! (x fingers behind back)Ok in all seriousness.... i'm sure we will all be sending out some #halloween  posts hopefully both today and tomorrow and here are the people that would love to see it! And if you love it INTERESTING, dark, and/or horrific.. and just  'alternative' to you know.. flowers and landscapes etc. for the other 364 days of the year... ADD THESE PEOPLE!! Thx Lane(AKA the queen of #halloween ) #halloween2012   +Halloween Town 2012-10-30 12:46:574211022271CC G+
Brett Bjornsen0A Circle for Follow FridayHere's a quick selection of some usual (but exceptional) suspects.remember, re-sharing is caringA couple highlights of some new faces for some:+Cara Elizabeth a local Vegas friend, web developer, and writer.+Francesca Lombardo another local Vegas friend, and talented make-up artist.Enjoy!+Best Shared Circle +CIRCLES on Google+  #FollowFriday   #newfaces  2012-10-26 21:42:1647221024CC G+
Andrea Memenas5,995There are so many awesome women in my "Smart Chicks" circle that it exceeds G+'s 500-people-shared-at-once limit...You really need to follow these ladies. It will immediately make your G+ experience better.2012-10-23 20:00:075009010CC G+
Susan Bachelder3,5062012-10-22 17:26:3450117314CC G+
Chrysta Rae1,212,307Here it isthe +Chrysta Rae Photography Scavenger CIRCLEOur TRUE circle of everyone who participated in the Anniversary Round!These are all amazing people - engaging, fun, talented, warm, wonderful people that bring me joy every day.2012-10-22 16:29:44408432670CC G+
Michael Earley14,047Part 2......................Another big thanks to all who shared this week. I have to tell  you that when I open G+ the first thing on tuesdays and see 80 or 90 notifications at first I think ohhhh then I plow in and enjoy every one of them... some time later when I am finished looking at all the wonderful images I really feel great... but then I look up and 90 more notifications.... ohhhh nooooo... but it is worth it and I learn so much.. thanks to all of you from and myself    please save this and share it as well as the part 2 circle.... they may have come late to the party, but each and everyone of them are talented artist..2012-10-03 23:45:5586446CC G+
Karen Elaine27,963I haven't done a circle share in foeva! I thought I'd share some super cool, super smart, super entertaining ladies with you ... this my friends is my Cool Chicks circle.2012-08-23 21:13:0722824227CC G+
Anna Nguyen23,683Love my photography circle!2012-08-16 02:11:1150111313CC G+
Trever McGhee10,916+Grayson Hartman Has created an amazing circle of people from #FireFirdayFire :  That deals with anything about fire-from a wildfire, to a tip of a match shot macro, to even smoke from a fire, fire houses, fire hydrants and fire hoses and from me using fire an amazing tool to achieve anything you set your mind too. Every Friday I'll post amazing pictures around the firewalks I've done to empower people...communities that they do have what it takes to succeed on the inside.Tag #FireFriday   #circleshare     #circles     #circlesharing   #circlecount   #Takesseconds    2012-08-09 12:06:384987016CC G+
Grayson Hartman22,725BIG THANKS TO ALL +Fire Friday CONTRIBUTORS!CIRCLE SHARE OF THE FIRST 503 CONTRIBUTORS TO #FIREFRIDAY Since nearly the beginning of Daily Photography Themes (DPT) on G+, FireFriday has been a place for people to share photographs of anything fire related.  I've had the pleasure of meeting some great people through this DPT and have been absolutely inspired by you all.  I've enjoyed the different takes on the subject and continue to look forward to more of your outstanding contributions to FireFriday.  Also, due to the limit of 500 in a circle-share, the pages +Wandering Shutterbug and +Prometheus Imaging were left out of the circle unfortunately, but your contributions are no less appreciated.  It was the only way I could share the whole circle.Fire Friday:  Anything fire goes-from a wildfire, to a tip of a match shot macro, to even smoke from a fire, fire houses, fire hydrants and fire hoses. Fire People! Curated by +Grayson Hartman. Tag #FireFriday   #circleshare   #circles   #circlesharing  2012-08-04 18:53:3150117524CC G+

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2012-10-09 00:45:45 (39 comments, 1 reshares, 16 +1s)

The weekend before last, I had the absolute pleasure of attending the New Bern Photowalk, hosted by +Lynne Goodwin and +Steve Hale.  It was well-organized and incredibly fun.  As in, my-face-hurts-from-smiling, my-stomach-hurts-from-laughing, please-stop-I-can't-breathe fun.  If you ever have an opportunity to attend a photowalk, go. They just keep getting better and better.

Thank you, from the bottom of my heart, for bringing a group of mostly strangers together and making us feel immediately comfortable, +Lynne Goodwin and +Steve Hale.  Thank you for the laughter, the memories, the late-night and oh-my-gawd-is-it-already-morning photo events, the philosophical and not-so-philosophical conversations, the planned and oh!-shiny-object-let's-stop-here tour of New Bern, the impromptu bathroom selfies, thewe... more »

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2012-11-10 04:56:23 (5 comments, 3 reshares, 35 +1s)

Hidden Heart

For +FloralFriday | #FloralFriday  with +Tamara Pruessner.

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2012-12-31 20:15:08 (31 comments, 2 reshares, 64 +1s)

#Pre2013 2:56 PM - Walking on the beach, taking photos (shocking, right?), reflecting on everything that has happened this year, and looking forward to this evening. Not sure if I'll be online tonight, so I want to wish everyone a #HappyNewYear!  Be safe and have a great night!

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2013-01-15 22:56:08 (16 comments, 1 reshares, 39 +1s)

Minion's been feeling a bit neglected lately with everything that's been going on "distracting" me from him, so I scrounged through my archives and found this forgotten image from the fall...hopefully it will appease him, at least temporarily. ;)

For +Lars Clausen's #ToyTuesday.

#AndroidPhotography edited in #Snapseed at Swedenburg Estate Vineyard in Middleburg, Virginia.

Sidenote: A tall glass of mulled wine would be phenomenal right now.

Minion's been feeling a bit neglected lately with everything that's been going on "distracting" me from him, so I scrounged through my archives and found this forgotten image from the fall...hopefully it will appease him, at least temporarily. ;)

For +Lars Clausen's #ToyTuesday.

#AndroidPhotography edited in #Snapseed at Swedenburg Estate Vineyard in Middleburg, Virginia.

Sidenote: A tall glass of mulled wine would be phenomenal right now.___

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2013-01-14 03:22:54 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 18 +1s)

Sheighla Friel was tagged in Sheighla Friel's album.

Sheighla Friel was tagged in Sheighla Friel's album.___

2013-01-14 03:20:47 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 9 +1s)

Added photos to The Selfy Sunday Project.

Added photos to The Selfy Sunday Project.___

2013-01-11 22:14:06 (7 comments, 0 reshares, 10 +1s)

Please keep the good thoughts, prayers, karma, vibes, etc. coming for my family.

Thank you! and I greatly miss you all.

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Prayer, Positive Thoughts, Healing Karma Request
It's rare that I ask for anything, but there's some stuff going on IRL and my family needs all the prayers, positive thoughts, healing karma, good vibes, etc. that you can spare. I'm probably not going to be online or mobile much for at least a week, possibly more, but any time you can, please pray for my family.

I'd prefer not to discuss the details and appreciate your understanding on that.

Thank you for being such an amazing community, for your friendship and support, and for making me feel comfortable enough to ask this. You have no idea how much you mean to me.

♥ ♥ ♥___Please keep the good thoughts, prayers, karma, vibes, etc. coming for my family.

Thank you! and I greatly miss you all.

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2013-01-03 21:40:15 (11 comments, 2 reshares, 19 +1s)

Prayer, Positive Thoughts, Healing Karma Request
It's rare that I ask for anything, but there's some stuff going on IRL and my family needs all the prayers, positive thoughts, healing karma, good vibes, etc. that you can spare. I'm probably not going to be online or mobile much for at least a week, possibly more, but any time you can, please pray for my family.

I'd prefer not to discuss the details and appreciate your understanding on that.

Thank you for being such an amazing community, for your friendship and support, and for making me feel comfortable enough to ask this. You have no idea how much you mean to me.

♥ ♥ ♥

Prayer, Positive Thoughts, Healing Karma Request
It's rare that I ask for anything, but there's some stuff going on IRL and my family needs all the prayers, positive thoughts, healing karma, good vibes, etc. that you can spare. I'm probably not going to be online or mobile much for at least a week, possibly more, but any time you can, please pray for my family.

I'd prefer not to discuss the details and appreciate your understanding on that.

Thank you for being such an amazing community, for your friendship and support, and for making me feel comfortable enough to ask this. You have no idea how much you mean to me.

♥ ♥ ♥___

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2012-12-31 20:15:08 (31 comments, 2 reshares, 64 +1s)

#Pre2013 2:56 PM - Walking on the beach, taking photos (shocking, right?), reflecting on everything that has happened this year, and looking forward to this evening. Not sure if I'll be online tonight, so I want to wish everyone a #HappyNewYear!  Be safe and have a great night!

#Pre2013 2:56 PM - Walking on the beach, taking photos (shocking, right?), reflecting on everything that has happened this year, and looking forward to this evening. Not sure if I'll be online tonight, so I want to wish everyone a #HappyNewYear!  Be safe and have a great night!___

2012-12-31 00:18:47 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 8 +1s)

Added photos to The Selfy Sunday Project.

Added photos to The Selfy Sunday Project.___

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2012-12-28 18:28:55 (5 comments, 1 reshares, 27 +1s)

December Sky
Yesterday, a combination of posts inspired me to delve deeper into myself and my imagery. I've been in a bit of a rut lately...in life, spirit, and creative pursuits...so the posts by +Lynne Goodwin and +Sandra Parlow, though seemingly unrelated, both served as a much needed kick-in-the-hindquarters to stop, take stock, reevaluate the way I perceive things, and to create.

Thank you both for your inspiration, yesterday and everyday.

Simply, #BecauseILoveIt

December Sky
Yesterday, a combination of posts inspired me to delve deeper into myself and my imagery. I've been in a bit of a rut lately...in life, spirit, and creative pursuits...so the posts by +Lynne Goodwin and +Sandra Parlow, though seemingly unrelated, both served as a much needed kick-in-the-hindquarters to stop, take stock, reevaluate the way I perceive things, and to create.

Thank you both for your inspiration, yesterday and everyday.

Simply, #BecauseILoveIt___

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2012-12-25 06:18:21 (17 comments, 0 reshares, 35 +1s)

It's About Presence, Not Presents
Time is precious and often limited; spend it wisely.

May your day be filled with love and laughter, joy and wonder, and may each and every moment bring you happiness.

❤

It's About Presence, Not Presents
Time is precious and often limited; spend it wisely.

May your day be filled with love and laughter, joy and wonder, and may each and every moment bring you happiness.

❤___

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2012-12-19 12:20:49 (16 comments, 0 reshares, 41 +1s)

No Where To Go But Up
Insomnia-inspired processing is such a departure from my norm that I don't typically share the images. Debating whether to start an album. Thoughts?

No Where To Go But Up
Insomnia-inspired processing is such a departure from my norm that I don't typically share the images. Debating whether to start an album. Thoughts?___

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2012-12-18 15:12:28 (12 comments, 0 reshares, 33 +1s)

Fading Memories

For +Tree Tuesday | #TreeTuesday with +Christina Lawrie and +Shannon S. Myers. 

Fading Memories

For +Tree Tuesday | #TreeTuesday with +Christina Lawrie and +Shannon S. Myers. ___

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2012-12-13 02:04:06 (3 comments, 2 reshares, 22 +1s)

After Which the Sun Set and Darkness Returned
While driving home tonight, it occurred to me that I couldn't recall the last time I had seen the sun set. There are many reasons I love winter, but the absence of light in the evenings is not one of those things.

What do you like / dislike about winter?

This was from the day after Thanksgiving ... the last sunset I saw. Must correct that, stat.

#AndroidPhotography #MobilePhotography #Samsung #S3

After Which the Sun Set and Darkness Returned
While driving home tonight, it occurred to me that I couldn't recall the last time I had seen the sun set. There are many reasons I love winter, but the absence of light in the evenings is not one of those things.

What do you like / dislike about winter?

This was from the day after Thanksgiving ... the last sunset I saw. Must correct that, stat.

#AndroidPhotography #MobilePhotography #Samsung #S3___

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2012-12-11 03:11:33 (15 comments, 1 reshares, 25 +1s)

My, What Golden Eyes You Have

It's pretty freakin' amazing the things you see, when you truly pay attention.

My, What Golden Eyes You Have

It's pretty freakin' amazing the things you see, when you truly pay attention.___

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2012-12-09 03:35:47 (19 comments, 0 reshares, 46 +1s)

First (non-work) Christmas Party of the season. Every.single.room in my friends' house is decorated, even the bathrooms.

#BathroomSelfie #Christmas

First (non-work) Christmas Party of the season. Every.single.room in my friends' house is decorated, even the bathrooms.

#BathroomSelfie #Christmas___

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2012-12-06 19:39:39 (12 comments, 1 reshares, 18 +1s)

Minion wanted to test out #Snapseed for Android during "lunch" ... which consisted of coffee.

#AndroidPhotography #Coffee #MmmLavazza

Minion wanted to test out #Snapseed for Android during "lunch" ... which consisted of coffee.

#AndroidPhotography #Coffee #MmmLavazza___

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2012-12-01 20:21:15 (8 comments, 1 reshares, 31 +1s)

Spending the day in Antitem, Maryland. Hiked 7.94 miles in 2.5 hours. Now, for food and fellowship before the luminaries are lit.

Spending the day in Antitem, Maryland. Hiked 7.94 miles in 2.5 hours. Now, for food and fellowship before the luminaries are lit.___

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2012-11-27 02:57:13 (7 comments, 0 reshares, 16 +1s)

life needs frosting
Dinner, tonight. Just because.

We all need something sweet in our lives sometimes. Food is a necessity but, often, also a delight. And when it comes fresh-out-of-the-oven, even better.

life needs frosting
Dinner, tonight. Just because.

We all need something sweet in our lives sometimes. Food is a necessity but, often, also a delight. And when it comes fresh-out-of-the-oven, even better.___

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2012-11-26 01:45:08 (22 comments, 2 reshares, 27 +1s)

Wish I could get this for every single one of my friends on G+.

Because cuddle.

Wish I could get this for every single one of my friends on G+.

Because cuddle.___

2012-11-23 02:50:56 (5 comments, 1 reshares, 15 +1s)

Giving Thanks
For all the blessings,
All the friendships,
All the beauty,
All the love,
All the everyday moments
That make life unbelievably precious,
I am eternally grateful.

Thank you for enriching my life.


Giving Thanks
For all the blessings,
All the friendships,
All the beauty,
All the love,
All the everyday moments
That make life unbelievably precious,
I am eternally grateful.

Thank you for enriching my life.
___

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2012-11-19 19:52:20 (3 comments, 1 reshares, 23 +1s)

Heart Song
Life's soundtrack is achingly beautiful, if you just listen.


For +MyMobileMonday Photography and +Sinead Sam McKeown.

#MyMobileMonday #AndroidPhotography #HTC #Evo4G 

Heart Song
Life's soundtrack is achingly beautiful, if you just listen.


For +MyMobileMonday Photography and +Sinead Sam McKeown.

#MyMobileMonday #AndroidPhotography #HTC #Evo4G ___

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2012-11-10 04:56:23 (5 comments, 3 reshares, 35 +1s)

Hidden Heart

For +FloralFriday | #FloralFriday  with +Tamara Pruessner.

Hidden Heart

For +FloralFriday | #FloralFriday  with +Tamara Pruessner.___

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2012-11-09 02:52:31 (4 comments, 0 reshares, 7 +1s)

Seeking: People who post beautiful (or fun or cool or funny or...) images on Instagram.  Comment below with your username if you'd like to connect.

I am @sheighlaf or instagram.com/sheighlaf -- but you are under no pressure or obligation to follow. 

Seeking: People who post beautiful (or fun or cool or funny or...) images on Instagram.  Comment below with your username if you'd like to connect.

I am @sheighlaf or instagram.com/sheighlaf -- but you are under no pressure or obligation to follow. ___

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2012-11-08 03:56:47 (15 comments, 0 reshares, 24 +1s)

Come a Little Closer, Baby
This was my entry for the "Mother Nature, What Were You Thinking?!?!" category of the September/Anniversary +Chrysta Rae's Photography Scavenger Hunt.  This guy was extremely infatuated with (or wanted to fight) his reflection in my lens.  Never previously knew just. how. fast. iguanas can be, when determined.  Plus, his Joker-type smile was kinda creepy.

Check out all the "MN, WWYT?!?!" images:  http://goo.gl/8EK8x
Honorable Mentions:  http://goo.gl/um6KK
Third Place Winners:  http://goo.gl/IeFb7
Second Place Winners:  http://goo.gl/yRHHa
First Place Winners:  http://goo.gl/HCjB6

Come a Little Closer, Baby
This was my entry for the "Mother Nature, What Were You Thinking?!?!" category of the September/Anniversary +Chrysta Rae's Photography Scavenger Hunt.  This guy was extremely infatuated with (or wanted to fight) his reflection in my lens.  Never previously knew just. how. fast. iguanas can be, when determined.  Plus, his Joker-type smile was kinda creepy.

Check out all the "MN, WWYT?!?!" images:  http://goo.gl/8EK8x
Honorable Mentions:  http://goo.gl/um6KK
Third Place Winners:  http://goo.gl/IeFb7
Second Place Winners:  http://goo.gl/yRHHa
First Place Winners:  http://goo.gl/HCjB6___

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2012-11-07 03:44:09 (10 comments, 3 reshares, 23 +1s)

Empire State of Mind
There's a spot in Brooklyn where you can see the Empire State Building framed by the pylons of the Manhattan Bridge.

+Boris Gorelik was kind enough to point this out.








+BridgesOverTuesday with +Steve Boyko and +Clare Bambers.
+#BridgesAroundTheWorld with +Carra Riley and +Knut Arne Gjertsen.

#BridgesOverTuesday   #BridgesAroundTheWorld  
#CanonPhotography   #CanonUsers   #NYC   #NYCphotography

Empire State of Mind
There's a spot in Brooklyn where you can see the Empire State Building framed by the pylons of the Manhattan Bridge.

+Boris Gorelik was kind enough to point this out.








+BridgesOverTuesday with +Steve Boyko and +Clare Bambers.
+#BridgesAroundTheWorld with +Carra Riley and +Knut Arne Gjertsen.

#BridgesOverTuesday   #BridgesAroundTheWorld  
#CanonPhotography   #CanonUsers   #NYC   #NYCphotography___

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2012-11-06 04:26:49 (6 comments, 1 reshares, 11 +1s)

Hope is the Thing With Feathers
That perches in the soul,
And sings the tune -- without the words,
And never stops at all,

And sweetest in the gale is heard;
And sore must be the storm
That could abash the little bird
That kept so many warm.

I've hear it in the chillest land,
And on the strangest sea;
Yet, never, in extremity,
It asked a crumb of me.
--Emily Dickinson

This was my entry for the "Feather" category in the September/Anniversary +Chrysta Rae's Photography Scavenger Hunt.

All 327 amazing "Feather" entries: http://goo.gl/6BKIG
Honorable Mentions: http://goo.gl/r6c5v
Third Place Winners: http://goo.gl/4Kmfu
Second Place Winners: http://goo.gl/2JeyP
First Place Winners: http://goo.gl/ZXGiw

Hope is the Thing With Feathers
That perches in the soul,
And sings the tune -- without the words,
And never stops at all,

And sweetest in the gale is heard;
And sore must be the storm
That could abash the little bird
That kept so many warm.

I've hear it in the chillest land,
And on the strangest sea;
Yet, never, in extremity,
It asked a crumb of me.
--Emily Dickinson

This was my entry for the "Feather" category in the September/Anniversary +Chrysta Rae's Photography Scavenger Hunt.

All 327 amazing "Feather" entries: http://goo.gl/6BKIG
Honorable Mentions: http://goo.gl/r6c5v
Third Place Winners: http://goo.gl/4Kmfu
Second Place Winners: http://goo.gl/2JeyP
First Place Winners: http://goo.gl/ZXGiw___

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2012-11-05 04:25:48 (9 comments, 0 reshares, 20 +1s)

Exhausted
This was my entry for the "Exhausted" category in the Anniversary +Chrysta Rae's Photography Scavenger Hunt.  The night before the deadline, while battling insomnia, I scrapped all of my planned images and went back through my recent archives and pulled images that would kinda sorta? fit the categories.  Lessons learned:  
1) Decisions should not be made while averaging one hour of sleep per night.
2) Procrastinating about submitting the album leads to poor decisions (see #1).
3) What appears to be in focus at 2:00 AM may not actually be in focus.
Still, I love this image because it reminds me of the ginormous smile the little man gave me immediately after this capture.

Exhausted
This was my entry for the "Exhausted" category in the Anniversary +Chrysta Rae's Photography Scavenger Hunt.  The night before the deadline, while battling insomnia, I scrapped all of my planned images and went back through my recent archives and pulled images that would kinda sorta? fit the categories.  Lessons learned:  
1) Decisions should not be made while averaging one hour of sleep per night.
2) Procrastinating about submitting the album leads to poor decisions (see #1).
3) What appears to be in focus at 2:00 AM may not actually be in focus.
Still, I love this image because it reminds me of the ginormous smile the little man gave me immediately after this capture.___

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2012-11-04 03:36:18 (7 comments, 0 reshares, 20 +1s)

Dream a Little Dream With Me

Dream a Little Dream With Me___

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2012-11-03 03:27:19 (3 comments, 0 reshares, 21 +1s)

Who Wants to Play?
Chloe loves playing football.  If there were tryouts for the "Puppy Bowl," she would be there in half a heartbeat.

#FidoFriday   | +Fido Friday with +mel peifer, +Lisa Lisa, +Suhaib Ayaz, and +Wes Lum.

#CanonPhotography   #CanonUsers

Who Wants to Play?
Chloe loves playing football.  If there were tryouts for the "Puppy Bowl," she would be there in half a heartbeat.

#FidoFriday   | +Fido Friday with +mel peifer, +Lisa Lisa, +Suhaib Ayaz, and +Wes Lum.

#CanonPhotography   #CanonUsers___

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2012-11-02 04:09:03 (7 comments, 1 reshares, 24 +1s)

Gentle Encouragement
Even bees need a pat on the back every once in a while.

From the Tryon Palace Gardens during the #NewBernPhotowalk .










+FloralFriday | #FloralFriday  with +Tamara Pruessner. 
+PurpleCircle  | #PurpleCircle  with +Craig Szymanski, +Sinead Sam McKeown, +Lynn Langmade, and +Alexis Coram.

#CanonPhotography   #CanonUsers   #NaturePhotography   #Nature  

Gentle Encouragement
Even bees need a pat on the back every once in a while.

From the Tryon Palace Gardens during the #NewBernPhotowalk .










+FloralFriday | #FloralFriday  with +Tamara Pruessner. 
+PurpleCircle  | #PurpleCircle  with +Craig Szymanski, +Sinead Sam McKeown, +Lynn Langmade, and +Alexis Coram.

#CanonPhotography   #CanonUsers   #NaturePhotography   #Nature  ___

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2012-10-31 22:58:11 (9 comments, 0 reshares, 18 +1s)

Happy Halloween!
Besides having a day in which it's completely acceptable to scare the spit out of people, one of my favorite things about Halloween is carving pumpkins.  Here are two of this year's carvings.

Wishing everyone a safe and spooktacular All Hallows' Eve!

For +Halloween Town and +lane langmade, +Shantha Marie Fountain, +Brad Buckmaster, and +Gene Bowker. 

Happy Halloween!
Besides having a day in which it's completely acceptable to scare the spit out of people, one of my favorite things about Halloween is carving pumpkins.  Here are two of this year's carvings.

Wishing everyone a safe and spooktacular All Hallows' Eve!

For +Halloween Town and +lane langmade, +Shantha Marie Fountain, +Brad Buckmaster, and +Gene Bowker. ___

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2012-10-30 17:23:06 (3 comments, 0 reshares, 20 +1s)

Faerie Lights
There is something magical about dawn; the way the light dances and skips across the forest, making even the simplest things appear beautiful.

Another shot from [early] Saturday morning at Great Falls Park in McLean, Virginia.


#GrassPoker  | +Grass Poker with +Jules Falk Hunter, +Steve Sherwin, and +David Murphy. 
#GrassTuesday  | +Grass Tuesday with +Ray Bilcliff, +Margaret Tompkins, and +Marilou Aballe.


#CanonPhotography   #CanonPhotographers   #nature   #NaturePhotography

Faerie Lights
There is something magical about dawn; the way the light dances and skips across the forest, making even the simplest things appear beautiful.

Another shot from [early] Saturday morning at Great Falls Park in McLean, Virginia.


#GrassPoker  | +Grass Poker with +Jules Falk Hunter, +Steve Sherwin, and +David Murphy. 
#GrassTuesday  | +Grass Tuesday with +Ray Bilcliff, +Margaret Tompkins, and +Marilou Aballe.


#CanonPhotography   #CanonPhotographers   #nature   #NaturePhotography___

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2012-10-29 23:23:29 (16 comments, 1 reshares, 22 +1s)

As the Sun Rose
As some of you know, I'm not at all a morning person.  So it took quite a bit of internal cajoling for me to accept +Matt Austin's invitation to meet for a mini photowalk on Saturday before dawn at Great Falls Park in McLean, Virginia.  I hoped, once I got there (and got some coffee in my system), that the beauty of the park would kick me out of my it's-too-early-to-even-pretend-to-be-human grumpiness.

It was totally worth it.

Thank you, Matt.

#NationalParksMonday   hosted by +Juan Pons.

As the Sun Rose
As some of you know, I'm not at all a morning person.  So it took quite a bit of internal cajoling for me to accept +Matt Austin's invitation to meet for a mini photowalk on Saturday before dawn at Great Falls Park in McLean, Virginia.  I hoped, once I got there (and got some coffee in my system), that the beauty of the park would kick me out of my it's-too-early-to-even-pretend-to-be-human grumpiness.

It was totally worth it.

Thank you, Matt.

#NationalParksMonday   hosted by +Juan Pons.___

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2012-10-29 01:29:56 (7 comments, 3 reshares, 31 +1s)

Dem Bones
You never know who may pop up for a visit this time of year.

For +Halloween Town, with +lane langmade, +Shantha Marie Fountain, +Brad Buckmaster, and +Gene Bowker.

Dem Bones
You never know who may pop up for a visit this time of year.

For +Halloween Town, with +lane langmade, +Shantha Marie Fountain, +Brad Buckmaster, and +Gene Bowker.___

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2012-10-26 04:10:25 (6 comments, 0 reshares, 20 +1s)

Thunder Rolls
You finally find the perfect, peaceful, spot...and immediately a storm blows in.
This was my entry for the "Bad Luck" category in the Anniversary (September 2012) +Chrysta Rae's Photography Scavenger Hunt.
 
Check out all the amazing "Bad Luck" entries and winners on +Chrysta Rae's page:
*Full Album:  http://goo.gl/eZuXs
*Honorable Mentions:  http://goo.gl/fbT7Y
*Third Places: http://goo.gl/8P4rc 
*Second Places:  http://goo.gl/sVRcH
*First Places:  http://goo.gl/Spiw3

Thunder Rolls
You finally find the perfect, peaceful, spot...and immediately a storm blows in.
This was my entry for the "Bad Luck" category in the Anniversary (September 2012) +Chrysta Rae's Photography Scavenger Hunt.
 
Check out all the amazing "Bad Luck" entries and winners on +Chrysta Rae's page:
*Full Album:  http://goo.gl/eZuXs
*Honorable Mentions:  http://goo.gl/fbT7Y
*Third Places: http://goo.gl/8P4rc 
*Second Places:  http://goo.gl/sVRcH
*First Places:  http://goo.gl/Spiw3___

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2012-10-24 01:55:48 (12 comments, 0 reshares, 24 +1s)

In Memory of Elizabeth
Who was born Oct. 31st. 1832 and departed this life Sept 27th. 1846.
Consort of William Jones

She hadn't yet celebrated her 14th birthday.

I wonder if she crosses the veil on All Hallow's Eve.  The stories she could tell, I imagine, would be fascinating.

For +Halloween Town | #HalloweenTown  by +lane langmade, +Shantha Marie Fountain, +Brad Buckmaster, and +Gene Bowker 

In Memory of Elizabeth
Who was born Oct. 31st. 1832 and departed this life Sept 27th. 1846.
Consort of William Jones

She hadn't yet celebrated her 14th birthday.

I wonder if she crosses the veil on All Hallow's Eve.  The stories she could tell, I imagine, would be fascinating.

For +Halloween Town | #HalloweenTown  by +lane langmade, +Shantha Marie Fountain, +Brad Buckmaster, and +Gene Bowker ___

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2012-10-23 17:47:21 (31 comments, 0 reshares, 27 +1s)

Where Water Meets Sand, She Dreams
This was my entry for "Triangle" Category in the Anniversary (September 2012) Edition of +Chrysta Rae's Photography Scavenger Hunt.

Check out all of the phenomenal "Triangle" entries and winners on +Chrysta Rae's page:
Full album (337 interpretations of "Triangle" by 337 different photographers): http://goo.gl/qKHcH
Honorable Mentions: http://goo.gl/Yul48
Third Place: http://goo.gl/L8jQG
Second Place: http://goo.gl/I5O85
First Place: http://goo.gl/nQ6L8

Where Water Meets Sand, She Dreams
This was my entry for "Triangle" Category in the Anniversary (September 2012) Edition of +Chrysta Rae's Photography Scavenger Hunt.

Check out all of the phenomenal "Triangle" entries and winners on +Chrysta Rae's page:
Full album (337 interpretations of "Triangle" by 337 different photographers): http://goo.gl/qKHcH
Honorable Mentions: http://goo.gl/Yul48
Third Place: http://goo.gl/L8jQG
Second Place: http://goo.gl/I5O85
First Place: http://goo.gl/nQ6L8___

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2012-10-17 02:43:00 (8 comments, 0 reshares, 17 +1s)

Reach for the Sun
“Only as high as I reach can I grow, only as far as I seek can I go, only as deep as I look can I see, only as much as I dream can I be.” -- Karen Ravn

From the Tryon Palace Gardens on the New Bern Photowalk.






#PurpleCircle  by +Lynn Langmade, +Alexis Coram, +Sinead Sam McKeown, and +Craig Szymanski.

Reach for the Sun
“Only as high as I reach can I grow, only as far as I seek can I go, only as deep as I look can I see, only as much as I dream can I be.” -- Karen Ravn

From the Tryon Palace Gardens on the New Bern Photowalk.






#PurpleCircle  by +Lynn Langmade, +Alexis Coram, +Sinead Sam McKeown, and +Craig Szymanski.___

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2012-10-15 23:04:52 (8 comments, 2 reshares, 33 +1s)

Love is Everywhere
For yesterday's +Selfy Sunday Project themed "Where is the Love?" hosted by +Jeff Smith and +LaDonna Pride. 

#SelfySundayProject   #SelfySunday

Love is Everywhere
For yesterday's +Selfy Sunday Project themed "Where is the Love?" hosted by +Jeff Smith and +LaDonna Pride. 

#SelfySundayProject   #SelfySunday___

2012-10-15 02:33:14 (0 comments, 3 reshares, 15 +1s)

Added photos to The Selfy Sunday Project for October 14, 2012.

Added photos to The Selfy Sunday Project for October 14, 2012.___

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2012-10-09 18:08:29 (10 comments, 0 reshares, 31 +1s)

You never know what each day will bring, what surprises are in store for you, what beauty you'll find.  This is one reason I always carry my camera(s) with me.  Otherwise, I'd probably not remember that this ol' gent was sitting, patiently waiting, in the back of the grocery store parking lot, nor how much fun my friend and I had while procuring produce that particular day.



For +TransportTuesday | #TransportTuesday  by +Gene Bowker, +Joe Paul, +Steve Boyko, and +Michael Earley.  

You never know what each day will bring, what surprises are in store for you, what beauty you'll find.  This is one reason I always carry my camera(s) with me.  Otherwise, I'd probably not remember that this ol' gent was sitting, patiently waiting, in the back of the grocery store parking lot, nor how much fun my friend and I had while procuring produce that particular day.



For +TransportTuesday | #TransportTuesday  by +Gene Bowker, +Joe Paul, +Steve Boyko, and +Michael Earley.  ___

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2012-10-09 00:45:45 (39 comments, 1 reshares, 16 +1s)

The weekend before last, I had the absolute pleasure of attending the New Bern Photowalk, hosted by +Lynne Goodwin and +Steve Hale.  It was well-organized and incredibly fun.  As in, my-face-hurts-from-smiling, my-stomach-hurts-from-laughing, please-stop-I-can't-breathe fun.  If you ever have an opportunity to attend a photowalk, go. They just keep getting better and better.

Thank you, from the bottom of my heart, for bringing a group of mostly strangers together and making us feel immediately comfortable, +Lynne Goodwin and +Steve Hale.  Thank you for the laughter, the memories, the late-night and oh-my-gawd-is-it-already-morning photo events, the philosophical and not-so-philosophical conversations, the planned and oh!-shiny-object-let's-stop-here tour of New Bern, the impromptu bathroom selfies, thewe... more »

The weekend before last, I had the absolute pleasure of attending the New Bern Photowalk, hosted by +Lynne Goodwin and +Steve Hale.  It was well-organized and incredibly fun.  As in, my-face-hurts-from-smiling, my-stomach-hurts-from-laughing, please-stop-I-can't-breathe fun.  If you ever have an opportunity to attend a photowalk, go. They just keep getting better and better.

Thank you, from the bottom of my heart, for bringing a group of mostly strangers together and making us feel immediately comfortable, +Lynne Goodwin and +Steve Hale.  Thank you for the laughter, the memories, the late-night and oh-my-gawd-is-it-already-morning photo events, the philosophical and not-so-philosophical conversations, the planned and oh!-shiny-object-let's-stop-here tour of New Bern, the impromptu bathroom selfies, the we're-not-ready-to-go-home-can-we-please-go-shoot-some-more extension of the weekend when some of us  just.couldn't.leave ...but, mostly, thank you for the friendships formed.

This image of most of our group was captured by the amazingly delightful +Angela Nelson (thank you!!!). Around the table from left to right are +Ginnie Lerch, +Steve Hale, +Zach Frailey, +Wade Brooks, +Kevin J. Chen, +David Locher, +Robert Marney, +Matt Austin, me (+Sheighla Friel), and +Lynne Goodwin.  

In addition to +Angela Nelson  the following people are not pictured but were integral to the awesomeness of the weekend: +Crystal Thornton, +Brian Davis, and +Jim Preis. 

#NewBernPhotowalk   #GooglePlusPhotowalk___

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2012-10-08 18:14:01 (12 comments, 0 reshares, 22 +1s)

Rusted Beauty
While [very patiently] waiting for +Chrysta Rae to perform her magic (read: work her tokhes off for days with little sleep) with all the entries for the Anniversary edition of the +Chrysta Rae's Photography Scavenger Hunt, I realized that I've not uploaded most of my past entries into a Public album.  This was my submission for the "Purple" category in the March 2012 Hunt.

Found this old girl in an alley adjacent to a restaurant in Austin, Texas, while at SXG+/SXSW.  
--
+PurpleCircle | #PurpleCircle   by +Lynn Langmade, +Sinead Sam McKeown, +Craig Szymanski, and +Alexis Coram.

Rusted Beauty
While [very patiently] waiting for +Chrysta Rae to perform her magic (read: work her tokhes off for days with little sleep) with all the entries for the Anniversary edition of the +Chrysta Rae's Photography Scavenger Hunt, I realized that I've not uploaded most of my past entries into a Public album.  This was my submission for the "Purple" category in the March 2012 Hunt.

Found this old girl in an alley adjacent to a restaurant in Austin, Texas, while at SXG+/SXSW.  
--
+PurpleCircle | #PurpleCircle   by +Lynn Langmade, +Sinead Sam McKeown, +Craig Szymanski, and +Alexis Coram.___

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2012-10-07 16:53:58 (15 comments, 0 reshares, 26 +1s)

Simple Pleasure
In this increasingly fast-paced world, how often do you stop and just be? Take a moment, just a moment, for yourself...to breathe, to notice what's around you, to appreciate yourself, to appreciate the little things, the quiet things, to see what otherwise may go unnoticed -- internally or externally?

Simple Pleasure
In this increasingly fast-paced world, how often do you stop and just be? Take a moment, just a moment, for yourself...to breathe, to notice what's around you, to appreciate yourself, to appreciate the little things, the quiet things, to see what otherwise may go unnoticed -- internally or externally?___

2012-10-04 02:38:26 (9 comments, 1 reshares, 8 +1s)

There is more to life than
What we perceive
What we can conceive
What we think we believe

There is more.

There is more to life than
What we perceive
What we can conceive
What we think we believe

There is more.___

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2012-10-03 02:33:27 (13 comments, 2 reshares, 33 +1s)

Web of Freedom

Web of Freedom___

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2012-09-24 17:13:06 (19 comments, 2 reshares, 12 +1s)

Where I'd Prefer To Be
Instead of sitting at the service station, thinking of all the things that must.be.done today and wondering if there are enough moments to complete them.

Where would you rather be?

#AndroidPhotography #MobilePhotography #HTC #Evo4G #StThomas

Where I'd Prefer To Be
Instead of sitting at the service station, thinking of all the things that must.be.done today and wondering if there are enough moments to complete them.

Where would you rather be?

#AndroidPhotography #MobilePhotography #HTC #Evo4G #StThomas___

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2012-09-23 01:32:49 (2 comments, 0 reshares, 17 +1s)

More from Sunday at #sxg+  / #sxgoogle+  / #sxsw .

More from Sunday at #sxg+  / #sxgoogle+  / #sxsw .___

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2012-09-22 19:04:36 (7 comments, 0 reshares, 11 +1s)

More SXG+ / SXSW shenanigans.

It helps to post "public."

___More SXG+ / SXSW shenanigans.

It helps to post "public."

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2012-09-21 23:53:36 (4 comments, 0 reshares, 12 +1s)

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2012-09-21 22:14:56 (13 comments, 0 reshares, 9 +1s)

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