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Hi everyone!
I couldn’t believe five whole years have gone by since I started this blog.
Forgive my absence.
Lately I have been having computer issues and couldn’t keep you updated with my work, the exhibition, my photography…
But I promise to start posting again as soon as it’s all fixed.
Only then will I feel entitled to fully celebrate this milestone 🙂
Best of luck to all my faithful followers and visitors and best wishes for a safe and warm winter!

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Slowly returning from the woods & thank you’s!


Slowly coming out of the woods... ©copyright2015owpp

Slowly coming out of the woods…
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I am back but… there’s always a but isn’t there 🙂
Seriously, repairing a laptop means I am losing skydrive in my favorites which makes it impossible to retrieve photos so I needed the help of a connoisseur who would figure out the intricacies of our obscure (in my eyes at least!) world of technology.
I am still not completely out of the woods, my laptop is not one hundred percent up to its previous state of work but it’s faster & functioning better the rest are details which I hope will slowly get looked after with a lot of patience from my part & those always coming to my rescue!
Thanks for your patience, sticking with me through thick & thin, your commiseration & support through the likes & comments all along.
I will be posting hopefully today, a poem that I’ve been working on while all this was happening…

I am inaugurating my new Gardening category with my pepper success story!


MY paprika! ©copyright2014owpp

MY paprika!
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Today I had a huge surprise in store…
I went to water the pepper plant I grew from a seed and saw a tiny all organic pepper growing! (the photo makes it look bigger ;))
I had taken the seed from a fresh pepper.
Well, we all got so excited I quickly took photos and planned to post it but then realized I was having more posts on gardening without having a category for it so, I got down to work. (I tend to forget from one category to another how to show it on my Menu…I still don’t know how I succeeded today that’s how good I’m at technology ;))
I went on You tube and tried a few videos that didn’t help (go figure!) then managed it on my own.
There’s a lot of patience involved in the blogging field!
The first shoots came out around October 2013 it produced a lot of flowers which I thought would come to fruition but didn’t… and just when I had given up on gardening for “real” it popped out!
With such a boost I decided it was high time to take my passion and hobby a step further.
I then placed my other “planting experiences” on the new category.
Forgive my inexperience as I’m a complete novice at serious gardening.
Last October I took any seed I had in the kitchen, put it in a plastic box on a wet tissue and waited…
A lot of mishaps have made me a lot smarter.
I hope you’ll enjoy this journey as much as I do!
I’m including bellow the photos of our pepper’s growth process 🙂

Tiny shoots! ©copyright2014owpp

Tiny shoots!
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First flowers popping... ©copyright2014owpp

First flowers popping…
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Without much result... ©copyright2014owpp

Without much result…
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Then, oh happy miracle! ©copyright2014owpp

Then, oh happy miracle!
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And another! ©copyright2014owpp

And another!
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Our fruitful small plant ©copyright2014owpp

Our fruitful small plant
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NATURE | Behind the Scenes of “Hummingbirds” | PBS


Very enlightening video, how technology allows us to observe as we never could the hummingbird.
For whoever is interested to look up the whole documentary here’s the reference for You tube it
is quite brilliant in its detail…
Full Documentary – Incredible Nature Hummingbirds – Magic in the Air HD

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Watch the full-length episode at http://video.pbs.org/video/1380512531/ (US Only)
We all have preconceived ideas about what hummingbirds’ lives are like, but so much of their world is imperceptible to the human eye. Filmmaker Ann Prum describes the breakthrough science and latest technologies that allowed her and the crew to reveal incredible new insights about these aerial athletes.

“Hummingbirds: Magic in the Air” aired on PBS Wednesday, September 28, 2011 and was part of the 28th season of the Peabody and Emmy award-winning series produced by Thirteen in association with WNET.ORG for PBS. Major support provided by Canon U.S.A. Inc. http://www.pbs.org/wnet/nature/episod…
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Time to celebrate 1st year blog anniversary!


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Wow! One year already! It was a year filled with… well, no words can describe the amount I’ve learned, grown and received from all my fellow bloggers.
There’s a tremendous amount of appreciation I’d like to express to everyone who took an interest in my blog, took their time (which is precious indeed) to like and especially comment (that takes even longer:)) without all that positive feedback I don’t know if I would’ve had the tenacity it provided to try more & better…
Thank you Thank you Thank you! The pictures posted here under are for you all.

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Summer heart puddle :) ©copyright2013owpp

Summer heart puddle 🙂
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A thank you note! ©copyright2013owpp

A thank you note!
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Taking time and limiting my posts


Taking time... ©copyright2013owpp

Taking time…
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Summer is here full swing and I am going to take time with my family. I’ll be going on liking and reading your post which I always enjoy… They give me time to learn, ponder and collect a load of useful information.

I am thankful and very grateful to have found such a wonderful bunch of creative bloggers!
I will still post but only when it won’t take me away from my family.

Thanks and enjoy the sunshine!

14-Year-Old Prodigy Programmer Dreams In Code- Very amusing :)


I found this video so amusing comparing this little 14 yrs old to all of us ordinary humans, I had to laugh at the immense diversity we have in this world…
It is truly enriching to embrace it with humor and appreciate the spectrum it gives us. It is indeed refreshing to meet this young boy’s mind through you tube, who is so fulfilled and happy in what he does.
That is what you call living to your full potential!
Let me know if it amused you too 🙂

Published on Jan 3, 2013
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A self-professed computer nerd, Santiago is fluent in a dozen different programming languages and thousands of people have downloaded his apps for the Mac, iPhone and iPad.

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