CFFC: Bryce Canyon National Park

This week’s topic for Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge is Places People Visit.  Each year, America’s national parks host millions of visitors, Americans and foreigners alike. The national park system has a variety of different types of parks with diverse landscapes as well as historical and cultural attractions. I appreciate all natural beauty, but I admit […]

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FOWC: Prompt

A prompt is a nudge to get you started on something. There are challenges on Word Press that give you prompts – some of them (like this one, Fandango’s One Word Challenge) are daily! That is tough for me, because by the time I have a chance to look through my email and find the […]

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FOTD: Tulips

I came across this photo I took on Mothers’ Day this year.  Now that cold weather is making its appearance here in Chicagoland, I love the reminder of spring! Posted for Cee’s Flower of the Day, 10/11/18.

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CB&WPC: Plastic

The topic for Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge this week is things made of plastic. Bowl with plastic figurines Bake sale goods in plastic containers My grand-niece playing with a plastic toy hairdryer Plastic hand-shaped chairs Fake (plastic) lotus blossoms, lily pad & frog Kids’ scissors with plastic handles & button Tape, post-it notes, […]

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CFFC: Things People Play With

The topic this week for Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge is Things People Play With. (I apply the term “Play with” rather loosely! 🙂 ) Discarded Barbie Leaf and Ducks – Sweden Carnival Ride and Blow-up Slide, Des Plaines Fall Fest 18th century doctor’s tools, Des Plaines Fall Fest Blocks, Des Plaines Fall Fest Visitors try […]

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FOTD: Cockscomb Celosia

I was walking down a busy street in Des Plaines today and noticed a large clump of flowers in a front yard. When I approached, I saw that the clump was made up of tiny red flowers, with a soft, fleece-like texture. My plant identification app told me the name of this flower is cockscomb […]

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Lens-Artists Challenge: Windows

The theme this week for Lens Artists’ Weekly Photo Challenge is windows. Mormon church – Salt Lake City, Utah Trigger – photography studio and wedding venue, Chicago, IL Northlight Theatre, Skokie, IL – with sculpture in front Bike frames in a window, Chicago, IL Inspirational message on the rear window of a parked car, Arlington […]

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FOTD: Rose

My rose bush goes dormant for awhile, then all of a sudden, new roses bloom! This is a rose from my rose bush that bloomed this past week.  Maybe it’s all the rain we’ve been having. :- ) For more beautiful flowers, visit Cee’s Flower of the Day, 10/6/18.

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WPC: Works of Art

Sue W.’s Weekly Photo Challenge this week is Work of Art.  Works of art are everywhere – an artist’s painting, a mural on a wall, a beautiful building, or natural works of art – a sunset, a rainbow, blooming flowers, animals – and animals creating their own works of art!  A work of art doesn’t […]

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