June 11, 2018 Our AAA Route 66 map & guide featured the famous El Rancho Hotel in Gallup, New Mexico. Although we didn’t stay there (but our Best Western was right across the street from it), we headed over there to have a look as soon as we had checked out. We were in for […]Read More Getting Our Kicks at El Rancho Hotel (and Thursday Doors) (Route 66, Part 4)
Cee Neuner posted a photo of a dandelion – a maligned flower, a weed – for her Flower of the Day. I am continuing in that vein with another weed – a thistle. Thistles are a nuisance because they have prickles that stick to your clothes or scratch your skin. However, the thistle is also […]Read More FOTD: Thistle
The theme for Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge this week is signs of any kind. Taking pictures of interesting signs is one of my photography hobbies; these are some of my favorites. Parking lot across the street from San Antonio Museum of Art, San Antonio, TexasA train station of bygone days, AlaskaIn a restroom […]Read More CB&WPC: Signs
For the first time, I am participating in the challenge Sunday Stills by Terry Webster Schrandt. The theme for this week is A Plant’s Life. Having recently been in the Southwest and because I love the desert, I am featuring the life of desert plants. Of course, different plants are found in the desert than […]Read More Sunday Stills: A Plant’s Life in the Desert
Impatiens at Sunken Gardens in Lincoln, Nebraska Posted for Cee’s Flower of the Day, 7/17/18Read More FOTD: Impatiens
Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge – In this series, Cee picks a photo for each week and you can pick a topic from the items or colors from the photo. This week’s possible topics are truck, mural, octopus, whale, animal, painting, orange, black, water, lighthouse, ocean, vivid, vintage, blue, etc. If you see other topics, you […]Read More CFFC: Which of These Photos Belong Together?
Here are my answers for Cee’s weekly Share Your World. Since we are approaching the hottest part of our summer in the northern hemisphere, what’s your favorite ice-cream, frozen yogurt or sorbet flavor? (Those of you who live down under I’m sure you remember what it is like in the hot summer months). I always […]Read More Cee’s Share Your World: On ice cream, keeping cool and cell phone use
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Here’s another photo I took at Sunken Gardens in Lincoln, Nebraska. Posted for Cee’s Flower of the Day, 7/16/18.Read More FOTD: Water Lily
I watched the news today (oh boy), to hear about the summit between Trump and Putin. In the opinion of many, including some Republicans, Trump is a traitor. I believe either Trump wants Putin’s help to become a dictator or Putin has something on Trump (hopefully the latter). This photo is worth a thousand words. […]Read More What Can I Say?