Oct 27 2011

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Apr 18 2014

It really is Spring!


This is true:
phloxHowever, .. it will happen!  Here in the southern USA, it already has. :)

So today I’ve added my favorite day to the home page countdown: Summer Solstice! Those of you who know me or my blog know that I L-O-V-E summer!

So,…what’s this solstice thing? According to the Farmer’s Almanac:

The word SOLSTICE is from the Latin solstitium, from sol (sun) and stitium (to stop), reflecting the fact that the Sun appears to stop at this time (and again at the winter solstice).

This year it happens on June 21st, at 651AM EDT. The timing of the solstice depends on when the Sun reaches its farthest point north of the equator. By then, I should have lots of these little guys in the garden.

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In temperate regions, we notice that the Sun is higher in the sky throughout the day, and its rays strike Earth at a more direct angle, causing the efficient warming we call summer.

This summer solstice is the day with the most hours of sunlight during the whole year.

Don’t you love that?

The reliable Farmer’s Almanac has a list of 10 Ways to Celebrate Summer

And if you decide to throw a party on the big day- and I think you should – I hope you’ll take a look at my Solstice greeting and invitation cards on Zazzle!

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Jan 4 2014

The Iceman must Go-eth!


For my friends in northern climes who are literally buried in ice and snow and my southern friends experiencing this unusual cold, and rare wintry precip,    take heart – 36 days til the Spring Equinox! 

I know – 36 seems like A LOT of days right now, so meanwhile, I continue to try to spread light and color for all my fellow S.A.D. sufferers.

Here is today’s offering, and for a look back at some from last winter, here are links to 3 oldies-but-goodies:

http://debinsc.pixity.com/?p=2796Yellow Chrisanthemum in bright morning light.Yellow Chrisanthemum in bright morning light.Lotus Lake MorningLotus Lake Morning

1-red begonia drops AE_2902-0011-pansy purple_2969 1-gaura rain ae B_21401-white mums fill frame 1866

Saturday morning ritual

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Nov 12 2013

Society 6 Art ~ Free Shipping!


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Nov 11 2013

Poppy Season


I love the shapes and textures in Poppy blossoms.  The white ones are particularly intriguing to me. Here are a few, lit up by morning sun.

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..and one more in monochrome…
1-white poppy open chiaro BW sepia  2577

Thanks for stopping in today!

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Nov 10 2013

Enjoy the Gallery of Light


Sharing this feature from 121Clicks:

50 Color Photos that will tell you light is everything in photography!

Some lovely stuff!



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Nov 2 2013

Churchyard Lily in Blue


Another carving, found in the same cemetery as yesterday’s little angel.  This is a work in progress, lots of cutting and coloring, but I like it so far.Stone Lily carving, colored manually.

Stone Lily carving, colored manually.

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Nov 1 2013

Churchyard Angels


One of my favorite things to do is explore old cemeteries, as I did for a while yesterday afternoon here in my hometown.  I found this little angel on an 18th C. headstone.  Isn’t she sweet?Churchyard Angel

Churchyard Angel

I found a few other lovely examples but have yet to prep them for display. Watch this space. :)

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Oct 25 2013

Holiday Sale time at Zazzle


That’s the code to get half off on holiday cards, stickers, and labels, PLUS 10% off postage – right now at Deb’s Digs on ZAZZLE! Like this best-seller.

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Oct 10 2013

Home Town Benefits New Items Added!


My little home town of Georgetown, South Carolina was recently hit hard by a fire which burned several historic buildings in the heart of our downtown. 

A fund has been set up to help the victims (building and business owners, residents, employees) .  I am donating all royalties from these prints and items sold before Nov. 30th, to that fund. 

Click on any image below for more details or to purchase.  Or go to Deb’s Digs on Zazzle to see the entire collection of available items.  Most are available in various sizes and prices.

First, a bordered 16×20 available at Zazzle:

Several items, including a tote, tees, posters and postcards in the “Keep Calm and Carry On” theme at Zazzle:


New designs and items added included coffee mugs, buttons and postage stamps!

Georgetown SC Fire Relief Pin Button
Georgetown SC Fire Relief Pin Button by debinSC
Find other Georgetown Buttons at zazzle.com

Some photos of the fire HERE

List of all benefits, charitable efforts HERE

Donate directly to fire relief HERE

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Sep 18 2013

Late Summer Snaps


September! And a cooling breeze is blowing.Cloudless Sulphur

Cloudless Sulphur

Butterflies have been scarce this summer, but the reliable, fluttery Sulphurs have returned as always.Green Tree Frog resting in a Sago Palm

Green Tree Frog resting in a Sago Palm

I just love these little guys.A September rose, looking somewhat like a slot canyon.

A September rose, looking somewhat like a slot canyon.

Photography PrintsThanks for visiting today!

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