Wenceslas Square, Prague

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Prague, Czech Republic – 2019

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Astrological Clock, Prague

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The Heron

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Carnlough, Northern Ireland

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Photograph: The Origin of Road Names

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Photography: Brass Telecaster Saddles

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There is something comforting about the style of the 1950s. I also love Americana, especially in black and white photography.

Take these brass saddles on a Fender Telecaster guitar, one of the earliest and most iconic models of all time. These saddles have a character and quality uniquely their own, still as gorgeous and functional as ever.

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Haiku: World of Beauty

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Beauty springs within
A smile puts the world at ease
A beautiful world

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Haiku: All Things

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I can do all things
I can do all things through Christ
He will strengthen me

*Inspired by Philippians 4:13

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Haibun: God is Within

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The 60s came and they declared You dead.
For a time many might have believed it.
But events transpiring ever since
have only convinced me that You are —
and always will be —
that still small voice inside.

Peace and love have gone
Division has gone viral
So I turn to You

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Haiku: Past Stability

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Comfort in the past
Stability seemed assured
The emphatic red

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