When Home Alone

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© Deborah Downes
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UploadedSeptember 17, 2009
TakenSeptember 15, 2009
MakeNikon Corporation
ModelNIKON D40X
Exposure1/25 sec at f/4.8
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length44 mm
ISO1600
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When I’m alone at my home in the Dallas area, such as now, I usually eat breakfast in my favorite chair, the recliner in the living room where I can enjoy the pleasure of looking at our collection of artwork by Carl Ahrens (my husband’s grandfather, who was a famous Canadian artist during the late 1800s and early 1900s) and peering out the living room window at distant towering pecan trees.

22 responses

  • Maura Wolfson-Foster

    Maura Wolfson-Foster gave props (17 Sep 2009):

    So intimate......love this Deborah. Thank you! (no TV?)

  • Michael Ball

    Michael Ball gave props (17 Sep 2009):

    It looks like a lovely place to enjoy your breakfast! Fantastic shot and entry Deb!

  • dp *

    dp * gave props (17 Sep 2009):

    Lovely, great color and a comfortable spot to start the day. Nice one. dp

  • Donald Garrett

    Donald Garrett   gave props (17 Sep 2009):

    I like this! Beautiful setting, Deb.

  • Karen K Smith

    Karen K Smith gave props (17 Sep 2009):

    Good place for a relaxing breakfast...great entry!

  • Leslie Hunziker

    Leslie Hunziker   gave props (17 Sep 2009):

    Man, is that ever calling out to me! Some places are just so inviting....this is one!

  • Sonia Adam Murray

    Sonia Adam Murray gave props (18 Sep 2009):

    Very intimate, thanks for letting us into your fascinating life Deborah!

  • JOE FAILK

    JOE FAILK gave props (18 Sep 2009):

    Very well composed well done!

  • Fred Downes

    Fred Downes said (18 Sep 2009):

    My goodness, how I am missing that room right now. And you, obviously. Hope to know what's happening here soon so we can get on with our lives - together again. Can't wait for the holidays, though, and home with you and the girls. Great shot, honey, especially for me.

  • Regenia Brabham

    Regenia Brabham (Deleted) gave props (18 Sep 2009):

    This is a great breakfast spot Deborah! Your home is so beautiful! Great entry.

  • Karen Foto Fiddler

    Karen Foto Fiddler (Deleted) gave props (18 Sep 2009):

    Excellent entry! I dont' blame you one bit! Enjoy the view and art work!

  • Fred Downes

    Fred Downes said (19 Sep 2009):

    Forgot to mention, Deb, Carl was my Grandfather, not great-grandfather. But then you know that and were thinking of Kim and her book.

  • Deborah Downes

    Deborah Downes   gave props (19 Sep 2009):

    That's right, Honey, thanks for catching that mistake. Changed it.

  • elfriede fulda

    elfriede fulda gave props (19 Sep 2009):

    Oh,,love this entry,,very cozy

  • Deborah Downes

    Deborah Downes   gave props (19 Sep 2009):

    Thanks everyone. Martin, thanks for posting that website. It's my daughter, Kim's. She's writing a historical novel based on the life of Carl Ahrens and that of the great love of his life and muse, the woman he nicknamed Madonna (my husband's grandmother). Kim's website includes historical family photos, as well as pics of some of his great works.

  • Lanis Rossi

    Lanis Rossi gave props (20 Sep 2009):

    Tasty capture!

  • Judy Wanamaker

    Judy Wanamaker (Deleted) gave props (24 Sep 2009):

    So cozy and comfortable. Excellent shot, Deb.

  • Litz Go

    Litz Go gave props (24 Sep 2009):

    this image is so wonderful and the info you mentioned is very interesting

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen gave props (24 Sep 2009):

    Very pretty setting and a relaxing atmosphere.

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (25 Sep 2009):

    Killer entry.

  • Aaron Mythen

    Aaron Mythen gave props (30 Sep 2009):

    Nice entry!!!

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