WPC – Ascend

…this week’s theme for the weekly photo challenge is ascend

I was a bit perplexed by the word ascend so I looked up the definition.

as·cend
[əˈsend]

VERB
ascends (third person present) · ascended (past tense) · ascended (past participle) · ascending (present participle)
  1. go up or climb:
    “she ascended the stairs” · “new magmas were created and ascended to the surface”
    synonyms: climb · go up/upward · move up/upward · rise (up) · clamber (up) · mount· scale · conquer · take to the air · take off · rocket
    antonyms: descend
    • climb to the summit of (a mountain or hill):
      “the first traveler to ascend the mountain”
    • (of a fish or boat) move upstream along (a river).
  2. rise through the air:
    “we had ascended 3,000 ft”
    • (of a road or flight of steps) slope or lead up:
      “the road ascends to the lake”
    • move up the social or professional scale:
      “he took exams to ascend through the ranks” · “some executives ascend to top-level positions”
    • (of a spiritual being or soul) rise into heaven:
      “the Prophet ascended to heaven” · “the risen and ascended Christ”
    • (of a voice or sound) rise in pitch:
      “Carolyn’s voice had ascended into high-pitched giggles”
       

      With definition in hand I found some photos that I felt ‘ascended’ to the challenge.

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WPC – Cheeky

…this week’s theme for the Weekly Photo Challenge is cheeky

cheek·y
[ˈCHēkē]

ADJECTIVE
cheekier (comparative adjective) · cheekiest (superlative adjective)
  1. impudent or irreverent, typically in an endearing or amusing way:
    “a cheeky grin”
    antonyms:polite
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WPC – Temporary

….this week’s WordPress Photo Challenge is temporary

Often photos of precious moments or beautiful sunsets, fall colours or fields of wildflowers are fleeting. Bonfires, midways, cloud formations, celebratory sweets and all living things are temporary.

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WPC – Peek

…this week’s theme  asks us to share a Peek of something — a photo that reveals just enough of one’s subject to get us interested

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This last photo is Webster’s Falls peeking through the foliage.