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Creative Arts Thursday/Friday … March 23/24, 2017


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Head on over … bring a friend, post something creative. Click and Go  
 
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Something Easy on the Eye Prior to Kickass Debate


By:  @community, 20 hours ago
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Cosmos Flowers © A. Mac/A.G. Best Look at this Link  
 
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Is it Time for that "Cigar"


By:  @community, 2 days ago
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If you've been following my efforts to capture photos of birds in flight, I've been coming closer to winning that metaphorical "cigar" … I may have just won the damned thing … but, you tell me . Mourning Dove in Flight © A. Mac/A.G.   © A. Mac/A.G.   "Close but no cigar" From the practice of giving cigars as prizes at  carnivals  in the US in the 19th century; this phrase would be said to those who failed to... 
 
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Subtlety Often has Strength of its Own


By:  @community, 4 days ago
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Swallowtail Butterfly on Cosmos Flower © A. Mac/A.G. Best Look at this Link   Carolina Chickadee © A. Mac/A.G. Best Look at this Link  
 
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‘PIECE OF CRAP’ OIL PAINTING BY HITLER ON DISPLAY IN ITALIAN EXHIBIT By JTA, Jerusalem Post,  March 20, 2017 The painting is one of more than 200 artworks, objects, installations, photos and multimedia pieces in the exhibit, “Museum of Madness: from Goya to Bacon.” A "piece of crap” painting by Adolf Hitler is on display in a recently opened exhibition in northern Italy on the theme of madness. The small, untitled oil painting, on loan from a private German collector and never... 
 
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Enough Adversarial Stuff for A While


By:  @community, 5 days ago
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Latest By:  @randy, 4 days ago

Just a pleasant picture … no more, no less. © A. Mac/A.G. Best Look at this Link   Cornflower, Digital Art © A. Mac/A.G. Best Look at this Link   Zinnia Flower © A. Mac/A.G. Best Look at this Link  
 
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It's That time Again, Creative Arts Thursday/Friday, March 16.17, 2017


By:  @community, one week ago
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Latest By:  @katpen, one week ago

It's at this link.  
 
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One More for Buzz


By:  @community, one week ago
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Basilique Notre Dame, Montreal Quebec, Canada © A. Mac/A.G.  
 
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Close … But Still "No Cigar"


By:  @community, 2 months ago
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Latest By:  @buzz-of-the-orient, one week ago

Male Junco about to Land on a Tree Branch The phrase, and its variant 'nice try, but no cigar', are of US origin and date from the mid-20th century. Fairground stalls gave out cigars as prizes, and this is the most likely source, although there's no definitive evidence to prove that. One of the undoubtedly American phrases that is now used worldwide. It is first recorded in print in Sayre and Twist's publishing of the script of the 1935 film version of Annie Oakley:... 
 
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http://www.evadeaza.ro/video-blog/a-little-girl-gives-coins-to-a-street-musician-and-gets-the-best  
 
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Ahead of a Predicted Blizzard … I'm Thinking "Summer"


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Swallowtail Butterfly, Cosmos Flower, Digital Art © A. Mac/A.G. Best Look at this Link  
 
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Just a Nice Scene ~ And One I think Buzz Will Enjoy


By:  @community, one week ago
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Latest By:  @randy, one week ago

The Strait of Juan de Fuca is a large body of water about 95 miles long that is the Salish Sea's outlet to the Pacific Ocean. The international boundary between Canada and the United States runs down the center of the Strait. © A.Mac/A.G. Best Look at this Link  
 
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A Peaceful Goodnight to All


By:  @community, 2 weeks ago
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It saddens me that so many of us cannot have a meeting of the minds. © A. Mac/A.G. Best View at this Link  
 
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Start the Day with a Train Pic for Levi (and Anyone Else who Likes Trains)


By:  @community, 2 weeks ago
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Railroad Train and Station of Yesteryear © A. Mac/A.G. Best Look at this Link Abandoned Railway © A. Mac/A.G. Best View at this Link  
 
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Good Morning to All … A New Artwork


By:  @community, 2 weeks ago
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© A. Mac/A.G. Best Look at this Link Mourning Dove (Experimental Effect) © A. Mac/A.G. Best Look at this Link  
 
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One of My Better Shots


By:  @community, 2 weeks ago
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Mourning Dove, Snowy, Winter Morning © A. Mac/A.G. Best Look at this Link Junco in Flight, Digital Art Illustration © A. Mac/A.G. Best Look at this Link Mourning Dove © A. Mac/A.G. Best Look at this Link  
 
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CREATIVE ARTS THURSDAY/FRIDAY ~ March 9/10, 2017


By:  @community, 2 weeks ago
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Check us out, bring a friend or family member. It's Here  
 
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FPA …


By:  @community, 2 weeks ago
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Front Page Alternative  White-breasted Nuthatch takes a Plunge © A. Mac/A.G. Best Look at this Link House Finch (Purple Finch) Male © A. Mac/A.G. Best Look at this Link  
 
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Good Day Photographing Birds … and the Day Ain't Over


By:  @community, 3 weeks ago
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Latest By:  @buzz-of-the-orient, 2 weeks ago

Downy Woodpecker Male Takes a Leap of Faith © A. Mac/A.G. Best Look at this Link Asleep on the Job © A. Mac/A.G. Best Look at this Link  
 
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The Sun Rises on Myanmar (Burma)


By:  @neetu2, 3 weeks ago
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Latest By:  @neetu2, 3 weeks ago

I just returned from a brief but exhilarating trip to Burma and have put together a short video of images to share with you all. It is a rush production so pardon me for its rawness! Once I have all the images uploaded on my computer, I will do a better and more refined job of it. [jrEmbed module="jrVideo" id="118"]  
 
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Flippin' Ya' the "Bird(s)"


By:  @community, 3 weeks ago
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Latest By:  @buzz-of-the-orient, 3 weeks ago

More bird photos today. White-throated Sparrow Leans Forward © A. Mac/A.G. Best Look at this Link Same Bird as Above © A. Mac/A.G. Best Look at this Link Slate-colored Junco Male © A. Mac/A.G. Best Look at this Link  
 
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Another Day, Another Respite from the FP


By:  @community, 3 weeks ago
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Latest By:  @katpen, 3 weeks ago

I am as guilty as anyone for raising hell on the FP …  But … I also provide alternatives (got that from Ms. Kellyanne). Photographed this Male Cardinal with the late afternoon sunlight transmitted through his crest. © A. Mac/A.G. Mourning Dove in Late Afternoon Light © A. Mac/A.G. Junco Male … Late Afternoon White-throated Sparrow © A. Mac/A.G.  
 
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Junco Female © A. Mac/A.G. Starry Night Fantasy © A. Mac/A.G.  
 
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Creative Arts Thursday/Friday, March, 2/3, 2017


By:  @community, 3 weeks ago
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See you there … http://thenewstalkers.com/a-macarthur/group_discuss/3899/creative-arts-thursday-friday-not-quite-march-madness-but-its-march-nevertheless  
 
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If you could own any famous painting in the world, which one would it be? The Fighting Temeraire  (JMW Turner 1838) I know that once before I posted a similar article, but perhaps many here did not see it, or if they did, did not take the opportunity to contribute to it, and since it will provide a break from the Trump obsession, I decided to do it again. My personal choice is based upon my experiences that originated when I was in university, having majored in English... 
 
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