WPC: Slanted and Straight

Word Press Weekly Photo Challenge this week is to present photos showing “lines.”   These photos all contain lines that slant together with lines that are straight, which is how I selected photos for this challenge. Slanting double trees with hyacinths Wooden door of a storage shed Fences create slanting lines when viewed head on – […]

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FOTD: White Hyacinths

Spotted and photographed on April 24, 2018 in my neighborhood, for Cee’s Flower of the Day, 4/29/18. (Note: This photo is cropped; see my entry for WP Weekly Photo Challenge for this week to see the uncropped shot.)  

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FOTD: Daffodils

Spring is busting out all over! Daffodils, tulips, pansies and hyacinths are all making their appearance. For Cee’s Flower of the Day, I’m going to be posting some of these early flowers. Today, a neighbor’s daffodils (one of my favorites!).

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Artful: Impressionists in the Permanent Collection of the Art Institute of Chicago

These works are in the permanent collection at the Art Institute in Chicago. A gallery dedicated to the impressionists contains works by Van Gogh, Gauguin, Cézanne and Toulouse-Lautrec. First are three works by Vincent Van Gogh, one of my favorite artists! The following painting, The Drinkers, was painted while Van Gogh was at Saint-Paul-de-Mausole asylum […]

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FOTD: Early Tulips

I had to look up what these flowers were on my Garden Answers app.  At first I thought they were a type of crocus, because they were growing right in the middle of a clump of crocuses, which had already finished blooming. I found out these were tulips, the first I’ve seen here this year. […]

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