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Name: Peggy
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Hometown: Manhattan Beach, CA
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***All right! We have 16 glorious winter photos as of today!***

I would really like to see more!

Therefore, I am now opening the Winter Contest for a second submission photo. Anyone who hasn't submitted yet can enter TWO photos!

We have the weekend to get our numbers up. Let's see if we can get a bit closer.

I will close Submissions on Monday, as I said before.

Posted by CaliforniaPeggy | Fri Mar 12, 2021, 12:07 PM (8 replies)


Posted by CaliforniaPeggy | Wed Mar 10, 2021, 08:43 PM (14 replies)

Omigod, we had such a fantastic rush of great entries on Monday!

And now it's fallen away.......but we need more!

I am hoping that everyone who's lurking will break into their archives and post the photos of their vision of Winter.

Let's Go!

Posted by CaliforniaPeggy | Wed Mar 10, 2021, 12:46 PM (4 replies)

***Comments Thread for the Winter Photo Contest***

This is the thread for making comments or asking questions about the contest.

Let us know your thoughts and post your photo here: https://www.democraticunderground.com/103684451

Posted by CaliforniaPeggy | Mon Mar 8, 2021, 12:08 PM (20 replies)

***Submission Thread for the Winter Photo Contest***

The Winter Contest has the theme of whatever you love about this season. It can be holidays, food, sports and other winter stuff or whatever strikes your fancy.

This thread is for photos only! NO COMMENTS. Those go here: https://www.democraticunderground.com/103684452

Only one entry of your own original work per person, unless/until the Volunteer Host opens Submissions for second entries. You need to post your entry in the submission thread started by the Host of a contest. Please be sure to include a "Title" for your photograph in the Subject line of your post. The submission thread is for photo entries only, no comments, no questions. The Host will start a separate thread just for comments and questions.

Once a photo is entered in a contest it is ineligible for any future contest unless the Host specifies otherwise.

The Winner of the contest is the one that comes up with the Theme of the next contest. They can just decide on a theme or may ask for suggestions and then run a poll to pick one of them. Either way the Theme will always be at the discretion of the person who won the contest.

The Volunteer Host has the option of adding other rules to the contest they are hosting. An example would be no Black & White or all Black & White entries.

The Volunteer Host has the option of declaring the submissions being blind (no one knows who entered which photo) or public. Should the Host op for blind submissions it is their responsibility to instruct entrants on how to get their entries to the host. The Volunteer Host may enter a contest as long as the Volunteer Host is not the previous winner and has not selected the theme for the contest which they are hosting.

Submissions will be limited to 30 entries maximum unless the Photography Group votes to change the limits.


An entrant to this contest, by submitting a photograph, is giving permission for that photograph to be copied to Demopedia or to a linked Gallery and included in a DU Calendar that will display the photographs entered for this contest for the purpose of publicizing future contests and/or commemorating current and past contests. The entrant retains all other rights to the photograph being submitted. Neither Demopedia and/or a linked Gallery may use any photograph submitted for any purpose other than to display the photograph being submitted by the entrant, and neither gains any real or implied ownership rights to the photograph.
The submissions will run until March 15 - or until we have 30 submissions. I may well allow a second photo, and will announce that later on in the allotted time period.

Now, let's see what you've got!

Posted by CaliforniaPeggy | Mon Mar 8, 2021, 12:01 PM (33 replies)

A Sunny Meadow, Wyoming

Posted by CaliforniaPeggy | Sat Mar 6, 2021, 08:49 PM (0 replies)

Two studies of the same moon photo; the first in early editing; the second in final editing:

Preliminary editing:

Final editing:

Posted by CaliforniaPeggy | Fri Mar 5, 2021, 08:03 PM (5 replies)

Now That I'm Older...

>>> If you canít think of a word just say, ďI forgot the English word for it.Ē That way people will think youíre bilingual instead of an idiot.
>>> Iím at a place in my life where errands are starting to count as going out.
>>> Iím getting tired of being part of a major historical event.
>>> I donít always go the extra mile, but when I do, itís because I missed my exit.
>>> At what point can we just start using 2020 as profanity? As in ďThatís a load of 2020.Ē or ďWhat in the 2020.Ē or ďabso-2020-lutely.Ē
>>> My goal for 2020 was to lose 10 pounds. Only have 14 to go.
>>> Ate salad for dinner. Mostly croutons and tomatoes. Really just one big round crouton covered with tomato sauce, and cheese. FINE, it was a pizza. OK, I ate a pizza! A good one! Are you happy now?
>>> I just did a week's worth of cardio after walking into a spider web.
>>> I don't mean to brag, but I finished my 14-day diet food supply in 3 hours and 20 minutes.
>>> *A recent study has found women who carry a little extra weight live longer than men who mention it.
>>> Kids today don't know how easy they have it. When I was young, I had to walk 9' through shag pile carpet to change the TV channel.
>>> Senility has been a smooth transition for me.
>>> Remember back when we were kids and every time it was above 30 outside they closed school? Yeah, me neither!
>>> I may not be that funny or athletic or good looking or smart or talented. I forgot where I was going with this.
>>> I loved approaching 66. I learned something new every day and forgot 5 other things.
>>> A thief broke into my house last night. He started searching for money, so I got up and searched with him.
>>> Just remember, once you're over the hill, you begin to pick up speed.
>>> Having plans sounds like a good idea until you have to put on clothes and leave the house.
>>> Itís weird being the same age as old people.
>>> When I was a kid, I wanted to be older. This not what I expected.
>>> Life is like a helicopter. I donít know how to operate a helicopter.
>>> Itís probably my age that tricks people into thinking Iím an adult.
>>> Marriage Counsellor: Your wife says you never buy her flowers. Is that true?
>>> Me: To be honest, I never knew she sold flowers.
>>> Never sing in the shower! Singing leads to dancing, dancing leads to slipping, and slipping leads to paramedics seeing you naked. So rememberÖDonít sing!
>>> I see people about my age mountain climbing. I feel good getting my leg through my underwear without losing my balance.
>>> So if a cow doesnít produce milk, is it a milk dud or an udder failure?
>>> Coronacoaster: noun; the ups and downs of a pandemic.
>>> One day youíre loving your bubble, doing work outs, baking banana bread and going for long walks, and the next youíre crying, drinking gin for breakfast, and missing people you donít even like.
>>> You donít realize how old you are until you sit on the floor and then try to get back up.
>>> We all get heavier as we get older because there's a lot more information in our heads. That's my story and I'm sticking to it!
>>> Good thing you canít get fat from laughing!

Posted by CaliforniaPeggy | Wed Mar 3, 2021, 07:54 PM (60 replies)

Waning Gibbous, March 2, 2021.

Posted by CaliforniaPeggy | Tue Mar 2, 2021, 11:53 AM (10 replies)

Arizona--Near Lake Mead

Posted by CaliforniaPeggy | Mon Mar 1, 2021, 09:05 PM (7 replies)
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