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CBWC: Faces in Rocky Places

Cee’s black and white challenge this week is Faces in Things. A week ago in Writer’s Quotes Wednesdays, I accidentally found a troll at Kings Canyon National Park. Today I found him resting as well as overseeing the canyon. He’s definitely hiding more in his resting shot. His face sags a bit like mine when I’m lying down. I thought his face was set in stone, but I guess not.

It’s always amazing to find faces that look so real they could have been carved on purpose. This came from the Las Vegas trip to the Valley of Fire we took just before the COVID lockdown. Click the link for more color pictures.

Valley of Fire State Park, Nevada

This last image came from a walk around Willow Lake in Prescott, AZ. Vince found an alien. It took me a while to see him, but he looks scared and it looks like maybe he lost an eye.

This last picture isn’t rocky unless you consider that metal is mined from rock – okay that’s a stretch. But I had submitted a color photo for one of Cee’s Oddball Challenge posts a million years ago – yeah, yeah I lied – five years.

Radio man’s dog.

For more great images of Faces in Things check out Cee’s comment section.

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    • Thanks, Cee. πŸ™‚ There was one woman who had a picture much like my man from Valley of the Fire. I left her a comment. Hopefully she will stop by. πŸ™‚

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    • I can’t tell you how many times I looked at that picture before I saw it, Robbie. I didn’t see it until I wrote the post last week, and poof, there it was. I took the picture in 2017. πŸ™‚ Thanks for reading and commenting. I hope you have a nice weekend – not like last week. πŸ™‚

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        • Probably, but doesn’t South Africa have its own superstitions? I don’t think of myself as being superstitious at all, but I know we all have those deep-rooted beliefs that govern our behaviors even on a sub-conscious level.

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          • The native African population have a lot of superstitions and myths. The European African population have held on to their traditional beliefs and myths that originate mainly from Britain, Netherlands, and France.

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          • Did the native population adopt an additional superstitions from the Europeans and Americans. My first husband’s cousin was a dentist in Johannesburg, South Africa. My mother-in-law, who never even drove or went much of anywhere, visited him when his parents went to see him. She brought me back some sand. πŸ™‚

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          • How interesting to bring back sand. Ours is rather lovely and white. Our native population has not adopted European superstitions. They have very strong cultures and traditions of their own which centre around the spirits of their ancestors. It is quite unique here how the Christian faith mixes with local customs and traditional beliefs.

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          • Also interesting that Europeans mixed with S. African’s superstitions. But the European missionaries felt they may have had to do that to reach the native populations with Christian beliefs in order to foster an understanding in a very foreign way of thinking.

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Hi, I'm Marsha Ingrao, a retired educator and wife of a retired realtor. My all-consuming hobby is blogging and it has changed my life. My friends live all over the world. In November 2020, we sold everything and retired to the mile-high desert of Prescott, AZ. We live less than five miles from the Granite Dells, four lakes, and hundreds of trails with our dog, Kalev, and two cats, Moji and Nutter Butter. Vince's sister came with us and lives close by. Every day is a new adventure.

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