I had not linked my blog to Google+ because of all the horror stories I had read about doing that. Since I was not linked to Google+ I could not turn off the auto enhance feature in the Google+ account settings.
So, today I learned that linking your Blogger account to Google+ is no big deal, if you do it the proper way.
Here's a link that will tell you exactly how to link your Blogger account to Google+ without having to actually switch to Google+
How to set up a Google+ profile for an existing Blogger account
Follow the directions exactly.
The procedure described in the link simply creates a Google+ profile for the Google (Blogger)account that you are using. It does not change your blog settings in any way, and any Blogger posts that you make will still be attached to your Blogger profile, not to the Google+ profile.
Once you have linked to Google+ you can turn off the nasty auto enhance feature via your account settings in Blogger. Which I did!
And here is my original photo!
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