For Valentine’s Day this year, I’m posting a photo essay of hearts. All pictures were taken by me on Feb. 13-14, 2015 with my Samsung phone camera. It all started at school yesterday with a second grade girl with a unique hairdo. (How does her mom do this? I thought.) I asked if I could […]Read More Happy Hearts Day!! A photo essay
Because Valentine’s Day is tomorrow, this Flashback Friday looks at Valentine’s Days from 2004 to 2014…. But first, a special picture of my late mother-in-law, Carlota “Baby” Villalonga, during Carnaval, Feb. 2003, in Rio de Janeiro. (From my 2003 scrapbook) My former mother-in-law poses with a carnaval “fantasia” in Rio de Janeiro (probably not […]Read More Weekly Feature: Flashback Friday – Valentine’s Days of years past.
Flashback Friday is a new feature that I am beginning here today and will continue every Friday. I started thinking about what has happened that is significant to me in February. There are several things, but I will save some of them for future Friday in February flashbacks. Going all the way back to 1776 […]Read More FLASHBACK FRIDAY: February 1776
I decided to sign up for Blogging 201 because, although I have been blogging on this site for several years now, I have not received the traffic and interest that I would have liked. Is my blog too unfocused? Should I narrow its scope? How can I find more followers and readers for my blog? […]Read More Blogging 201: Set Three Goals
PHOTO CHRONOLOGY OF A SNOWSTORM This is the perfect time for a photo challenge of depth because of winter storm Linus, the 5th largest snowstorm to hit Chicagoland in recorded history. It lasted more than 24 hours, beginning about 9 pm on Saturday night and not ending until the wee hours of Monday morning. On […]Read More Weekly Photo Challenge: Depth – chronology of a snowstorm