FOTD: Miniature Flowers

The other day a group of women and I attended an annual show of miniatures at a nearby hotel. There were miniatures of all kinds – houses, shops, restaurants, etc. One room had a display of miniatures to view, and another larger room had things for sale. I saw these amazing miniature flowers – all […]

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CB&WPC: Brick & Stone

The theme of Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge this week is stone or brick. Mont-St.-Michel, France Miltenberg, Germany Nuremburg, Germany Regensburg, Germany – stumblestone Arlington Heights, IL – stones with messages at The Moorings Tacoma, WA – Rose garden at Point Defiance Park

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Swiftly Failing Memory

My memory has never been good, which is probably attributable to my ADHD. I grew up not knowing about this and just considered myself a failure. I was finally diagnosed in 2007, and it was a great relief! Since then, I try to go easier on myself. Now I’m in my senior years and my […]

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Thursday Doors: New Neighborhood

For Norm’s Thursday Doors this week, I feature our new neighborhood. (See also my companion post about The Moorings.) Since we moved to The Moorings of Arlington Heights three months ago, I have not confined my walks to the campus – I’ve been exploring the surrounding neighborhood as well! Here are some doors and other […]

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A Photo a Week: The Moorings

This week, Nancy Merrill’s theme for A Photo a Week is In the Neighborhood. My husband and I moved to Arlington Heights three months ago. We live in a senior community called The Moorings and we really love it. Everyone here is very friendly and there are lots of activities. I have met a lot […]

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Friday Fun: Center of the Dead

The Friday Fun challenge has the prompt “dead centre.” I am interpreting this as a “center for the dead.” Where do the dead hang out? In the cemetery (or graveyard), of course! This is a good theme for the recent “All Souls Day” and “Day of the Dead.” While in France last June, I visited […]

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