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International Earth Week – by Kathryn Magendie

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Kathryn Magendie is a novelist, Publishing Editor of Rose & Thorn Journal, former personal trainer. Her published novels

Kathryn Magendie

Kathryn Magendie

are: The Graces Trilogy: Tender Graces, Secret Graces, Family Graces; Sweetie, and novella Petey in The Firefly Dance. The Lightning Charmer will be released fall 2013.

Connect with Kathryn on Facebook, Twitter, on her blog, on Pinterest, and on her Amazon author page.

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Kat bird

Kat tree

Kat spiderweb

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International Earth Week – by Tom Carter

Elderly Jiangsu farmer in her field of rapeseed

Elderly Jiangsu farmer in her field of rapeseed

Travel photographer Tom Carter was born and raised in the City of San Francisco and graduated with a degree in

Photographer Tom Carter in Kham, eastern Tibet.

Photographer Tom Carter in Kham, eastern Tibet.

Political Science from the American University in Washington, D.C. Following a political career with a number of high-profile state and national campaigns, Tom decided to “peek over the fence” and subsequently spent 18 months backpacking down the length of Mexico, Cuba, and Central America. Tom later spent one year in Japan, one year in India, and four years in the People’s Republic of China, travelling extensively throughout the country’s 33 provinces and autonomous regions. The result was his first book, CHINA: Portrait of a People, hailed as the most comprehensive book of photography on modern China ever published by a single author.

See Tom’s book on Amazon and connect with him on Facebook and on his website.

Anhui's "Bamboo Sea" where the film Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon was filmed.

Anhui’s “Bamboo Sea” where the film Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon was filmed.

Left: Fujian farmer lost in a tangle of squash vines. Right: Hip Tibetan youth, Sichuan.

Left: Fujian farmer lost in a tangle of squash vines. Right: Hip Tibetan youth, Sichuan.

Rock formations of Wulingyuan National Park in northern Hunan.

Rock formations of Wulingyuan National Park in northern Hunan.

Left: Chongqing City, a dense cluster of apartment towers in China's most populous municipality. Right: Tulou earth village of the Fujian Hakka people.

Left: Chongqing City, a dense cluster of apartment towers in China’s most populous municipality. Right: Tulou earth village of the Fujian Hakka people.

Langmusi, a sacred Buddhist pilgrimage destination in Gansu.

Langmusi, a sacred Buddhist pilgrimage destination in Gansu.

Note from Karen – You must absolutely check out this link in The Atlantic  for more stunning photos by Tom.

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International Earth Week – by Lizi Beard-Ward

Hwy 82, LA

Hwy 82, LA

Having picked up a digital camera after years of painting and drawing, I find that I am still drawing and painting, creating electronically…pixel by pixel at times with a medium that has endless possibilities, and very addicting tendencies.

Lizi Beard-Ward

Lizi Beard-Ward

Many of my images are beginning to find their way to canvas…which should placate a muse that has stood in the sidelines for some several years…tapping her toes and tossing irritated glances in my direction…knowing full well that the brush in hand and feel of the paint will draw me back in finally.

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Lizi and her husband live in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Fairly new to the area, they spend their time rambling, finding grand visions for her camera, savoring gumbo and boudin, and rolling to the lively rhythm of Cajun county. No place like it, Beau.

Connect with Lizi on her website and on her Facebook page.

Lake Martin

Lake Martin

Lacassine

Lacassine

Dauphin Island Sactuary Lake

Dauphin Island Sactuary Lake

Lacassine

Lacassine

Lacassine sky

Lacassine sky

Mystic Pool

Mystic Pool

Sunset

Sunset

Texas sky in July

Texas sky in July

Fogged Island

Fogged Island

Sacrificial Lamb

Sacrificial Lamb

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Introducing International Earth Week!

Starting tomorrow, I’ll be featuring fabulous photographers – artists all! – and their amazing  photos. Let’s celebrate Earth Day, April 22.

I declare an International Earth Week!

You can look forward to …

Monday, 4/22, Lizi Beard-Ward, Louisiana, USA

Tuesday, 4/23, Tom Carter, China

Wednesday, 4/24, Kathryn Magendie, North Carolina, USA

Thursday, 4/25, Jean Michel Leclercq, France

Friday, 4/26, Angie Ledbetter, Louisiana, USA

Saturday, 4/27, Susannah Friis, Australia

In the meantime, here are a few of my personal photos.

Summit Hill, PA

Summit Hill, PA

Frosty tree, MAFB, North Dakota

Frosty tree, MAFB, North Dakota

Field, behind the old car barn, Lansford, PA

Field, behind the old car barn, Lansford, PA

Peace Tower, International Peace Garden, Dunseith, ND

Peace Tower, International Peace Garden, Dunseith, ND

Along the river, Mauch Chunk, PA (now known as Jim Thorpe, PA)

Along the river, Mauch Chunk, PA (now known as Jim Thorpe, PA)

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