Sunday, May 31, 2015

Photo Of The Day: May 30 & 31

5/30: had some fun with flash function and lens. This was the result (post cross process editing)

5/31: woke up to rain this morning. Not too bad though. Not even close to as bad as it's been in Texas.

Saturday, May 30, 2015

Funny Story

Funny story about a story of mine.

So at some point in my Texas State career (Eat em Up Cats!) I remembered submitting a story that I wrote in Creative Writing class, but I couldn't remember where and when. I even went to Facebook to confirm that I did this (a hilarious though sometimes embarrassing trip down Memory Lane).

Well, I (finally) decided to figure out where and when all of this happened to make sure that said story hadn't already been published as I'm attempting to publish pieces in literary journals and the like. I emailed the editor of the journal run by and for students thinking maybe it was them that I submitted the story to.

It wasn't.

But I just knew that I done something.

So I did something that would've saved me (and said editor) a lot of time: I googled the story's name.


Turns out, it was published...in 2010....

Though this time in my life is a blur to me, I'm really happy that it was in fact published and really really happy that my first story published was published in a Texas State publication because I loved my time in San Marcos and made only happy memories while there (well, the ones that I can still remember five plus years later)

Bright side: can't say that I'm not a published writer anymore! :)

Here's the link one of the first incarnations of Freedom, Mississippi:1960

I hope you enjoy it.


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Quick Note

Now that I have some free time on my hands, I'm (finally) getting to adding pics to the various galleries. So far, Abstracts and Alterations, Black & Whites and Sepia, Flowers, and Self-Portraits are up and viewable.

Getting to the others within the next couple of days. However, I've taken hundreds of pictures over the years that I'm going through, so apologies if this weekend project bleeds into next week.

Alana

Friday, May 29, 2015

Photo Of The Day: May 27-29

 5/27: sunset pic #1

 5/28: sunset pic #2


5/29: finally felt well enough to leave the apartment (first time in six days). Took this pic while running errands.

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Photo Of The Day: May 26


Interesting fact: turning on your party light and watching the colors spin around can provide several minutes of entertainment whilst sick....

Monday, May 25, 2015

Photo Of The Day: May 25


Came down with something overnight, so no going outside for me today. Instead, I've dusted off my go-to find random items in my apartment and have some fun with editing....

Sunday, May 24, 2015

Photo Of The Day: May 24


First time in a couple of weeks I got to just chill at home. Was hoping to enjoy a nice sunset, but got to watch a nice (and unexpected) rainstorm instead...

Friday, May 22, 2015

Photo Of The Day: May 22


Went out for a while today (if only because I was out of just about everything grocery-wise) A very nice day to run some errands...

Photo Of The Day: May 21


Only took a few pictures on the bus today (spent most of the time attempting to cat nap). Here's one of them...

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Photo Of The Day: May 20


Not much in the way of a sunset tonight, but the cooler weather meant enough time on the patio to take a few shots and have fun editing them...will miss it greatly once 100+ degree days set in (not a fun of the heat. At all.)

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Photo Of The Day: May 19


Cool thing about being a passenger for the past few days: having the chance to explore and taking some pictures I wouldn't be able to otherwise....

Photo Of The Day: May 18


Night(ish) photography (dusk photography????) Either way, took this shot then added the Early Bird filter from Instagram....

Sunday, May 17, 2015

Photo Of The Day: May 17


After the storms last night and earlier this morning, it felt nice to enjoy tonight's sunset...

Saturday, May 16, 2015

Photo Of The Day: May 14-16

 May 14: caught this while I was in traffic....
 
 May 15: passed this grove of trees while trying to find some streets not affected by Friday afternoon traffic (spoiler alert, there weren't any. Thank goodness for entertaining drive time radio...)

May 16: got out for a few minutes and took this while hanging out on the patio....

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Photo Of The Day: May 12


Spent some time outside this morning. Gotta get this time in now before it gets too hot for me to stand being out for long periods of time....

Monday, May 11, 2015

Photo Of The Day: May 8-11

Lost internet connection and then spend yesterday traveling, but I'm back. Here are the days I missed: 




5/8


5/9


5/10


5/11

Thursday, May 7, 2015

Photo Of The Day: May 7



Been capturing this tree in my neighborhood for a few months now. It's been interesting seeing how it's changed since the late fall/early winter.

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Photo Of The Day: May 6


Little things like this fascinate me. Just the thought that a living thing can grow through concrete and asphalt amazes me. Not sure why.

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Photo Of The Day: May 5


It's not the summertime yet, but I was absolutely lazing on a sunny afternoon and it was awesome....

Monday, May 4, 2015

Photo Of The Day: May 4


Idk...woke up and wondered what I could do with the first thing I saw and came up with this after some edits.

Sunday, May 3, 2015

Photo Of The Day: May 3


So...I have this weird obsession with exposed ceilings. I have no idea why, but every time I go to a new place that has them, I just have to take a pic of it.

Saturday, May 2, 2015

Photo Of The Day: May 2


Not a fan of horse racing, boxing, or the NBA teams that are playing tonight, so my
"best sports day ever" ended when the NFL Draft did. No worries though. It was great just chilling out, listening to good music, and getting to watch tonight's sunset.

Friday, May 1, 2015

Photo Of The Day: May 1


Went to campus today only to find out that what I needed wasn't there...but at least I got a pic out the deal...right???