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The Road Where I Live

As part of the Photography 101 class I am sharing pictures of the area in Northwest Florida that I call home which is part of my neighborhood.  This country road is where I meditate, dream up new poetry, or even think of  new stories to write.  If you walk the entire length and back it is about 4 miles.  I usually only walk two miles a day.

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I like the way the shadows fall across the road in this photo.

Red Sumac

This is a dirt road which turns off of my walking road.  The only fall-color I could find in the area is this one lone red bush of sumac.

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I caught a refracting sunbeam in the corner of this photo.  The road continues on past the swamps (on each side of the road) that I frequently write about.

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I like the starkness of the swamp in this photo.  I managed to get some tiny wild daisies in the foreground which seem to frame the image.  We have not had much rain so this swamp is empty.

Thanks for sharing my walk with me today.  It was a lovely morning here in Pensacola, Florida – cool around 48 degrees.  Perfect!

Silver Threading

About Colleen M. Chesebro

Colleen M. Chesebro is an American Novelist & Poet who loves writing paranormal fantasy and magical realism, cross-genre fiction, syllabic poetry, and creative nonfiction. She loves all things magical which may mean that she could be experiencing her second childhood—or not. That part of her life hasn’t been fully decided yet. A few years ago, a mystical experience led her to renew her passion for writing and storytelling. These days she resides in the fantasy realm of the Faery Writer where she writes the magical poetry and stories that the fairy nymphs whisper to her in her dreams. Colleen won the “Little and Laugh” Flash Fiction Contest sponsored by the Carrot Ranch Literary Community on November 2017, and in 2018, she won first place for the “Twisted Travel” category. Colleen lives in Arizona with her husband. When she is not writing, Colleen enjoys spending time with her husband. She also loves gardening, reading, and crocheting old-fashioned doilies into works of art. Learn more about Colleen on colleenchesebro.com.
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  1. Another great post. I love to see pictures of where you live, as it’s so vastly different to where I live. You’ve inspired me as well to do some more posts on the area where I live.
    I hope you don’t lose your walk. If you do are there others to go on? X

  2. You are living at such a beautiful place. Everything looks so harmonious and peaceful. Funny, when I read you were living in Florida I thought of white beaches and ocean 😉

  3. Lovely pictures and description on each. Beyond that, you have given me an idea on what to do with my street pictures. I was wondering if I could post more than one. Thank you 🙂

  4. Looks a nice quiet road to walk along, Colleen. Does it get many vehicles travelling along it? Must be the perfect place to walk every morning. I can see why it gives you so much inspiration as you walk.

  5. Love these photos, Colleen, especially the swamp 🙂

  6. Definitely an inspiring place! 🙂

  7. I love the ever evolving look of your blog. Just brilliant :]

  8. These are amazing!

  9. This is so captivating 🙂

    Could totally creep through that frame of daisies and go get lost in that swamp for a while!! Much Love xx

  10. What a lovely place to take a walk, no matter if it’s 4 miles or 2. Thank you for sharing. Take care & Happy blogging to ya..

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