July 1, 2008 Today we had a walking tour of Cusco in the morning, followed by lunch and afternoon on our own. On the walking tour, we saw many of examples of original walls built by the Incas centuries ago. These walls are all over town. We first went to the Qoricancha, which means enclosure […]Read More Peru 2008: Cusco and the Qoricancha
I have chosen as my UP theme some photos from a 2009 trip to Hawai’i. UP: This is a view from the top of the Pali Highway that connects Honolulu on one side of Oahu to Kailua, on the other. It is also the site of a historical battle fought between the forces of Kamehameha […]Read More Weekly Photo Challenge: “Up” in Hawai’i
The April 8 (yes, I know, but I haven’t checked my email since then) daily prompt was: For many of us, winter is blooming into spring, or fall hardening into winter. Which season do you most look forward to? This one is easy – summer, always summer. I like spring because I like to watch […]Read More Daily Prompt: Seasons
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I was down on the National Mall yesterday, attempting a few photos of the Cherry Blossoms. The Jefferson Memorial is my favorite of all the memorials. The inscriptions inside are timeless, and we should all read them from time to time, particularly our elected leaders. Panel four speaks specifically…
March 31st’s daily prompt was: Does a messy home (or office) make you anxious and cranky, or is cleaning something you just do before company comes over? I don’t like having a messy home or messy office; however, both my home and my office are messy – I can’t help it. I organize everything once […]Read More Daily Prompt (March 31): Messy or neat?
This photo was taken of my mother on the day she moved from her apartment in Independent Living to a room in Assisted Living. She had to greatly downsize and witnessed a stream of relatives visiting her and choosing what they wanted from the things laid out on the guest bed. Here she sits facing […]Read More Weekly Photo Challenge: Change
Saturday, March 30, 2013: I always start out the day with a cup of strong, freshly ground and brewed coffee! Today is the last day of Up with Chris Hayes on MSNBC. Today he’s showing repeats of past segments. This show has been a staple of Saturday mornings at our […]Read More Weekly Photo Challenge: A Day in My Life – Saturday