In the Jaws of Kukulkan

For Ed’s great weekly history challenge I am presenting a subject I have written about before so to those who have already read any of my previous posts about this fascinating civilization please forgive the redundancy In the Jaws of Kukulkan We can only imagine what it must have been like when the first Europeans arrived in Central…

One Four Challenge for May- week 4

The Sacrifice of Smoke Jaguar (Chapter Four) Thank you Robyn Gosby at Captivate Me for the fun challenge of editing an image four different ways! I went a bit wacko with this last edit. I feel the best one was week 2! But as I had written the story I tried to fit the image to the…

One Four Challenge week 3

Here is my third edit for Robyn’s (Captivate Me) One Four Challenge -and a short story for any who enjoy the Mayan mystery and myth In this edit I cropped it even more and used a topaz glow with an ecru tone 3 The Road to the Heavens Smoke Jaguar sat alone in a chamber inside…

One Four Challenge – week two – May 2015

Robyn at Captivate me created this wonderful challenge of weekly processing a photo four ways. Do check out the One Four Challenge in the reader for all the great submissions. I’m a bit early.  (previous chapter one) For those who enjoy reading and who requested more story here it is and I hope I won’t…

One Four Challenge for May – The Sacrifice of Smoke Jaguar

I am taking up the challenge again with Robyn at Captivate me and we process a photo four different ways each week for the month. Do check out all the great submissions! and a short story:  chapter one ( of four) The Journey  It was not a mission to be taken without intense spiritual preparation, and Smoke…

Another chapter of Monochrome Madness and a Mayan Journey

Though busy, no way I’ll miss  Leanne Cole and Laura Macky‘s  weekly Monochrome Madness See all the wonderful submissions on Leanne’s site.(Tues, Aug 19) I  revisited my journey through the Yucatan for my choice (though it’s a spooky one). More on Mayan Journeys. I have an interest in the civilizations of the pre columbian New World,…

In The Mouth of the Wizard’s Well- Star Child Musings

And a few travel photos from A Space Odyssey by Stanley Kubrick the star child contemplates earth  Before the ancient civilizations of Egypt, Persia, and Greece there were even prior civilizations. Whether or not these amazing architects from the neolithic mists of time were lost Atlanteans, or whether they had been in contact with angels or space aliens…