Cee’s B&W Photo Challenge this week is to feature two different things.Read More CB&WPC: Two different things
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 – […]Read More WPC: Slanted and Straight
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.)Read More FOTD: White Hyacinths
For Cee’s Flower of the Day, I am continuing to post flowers that I have seen blooming around here this April. A neighbor has this flower garden around the base of a big tree in their front yard. This photo was taken April 23, 2018.Read More FOTD: Early Spring Garden
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!).Read More FOTD: Daffodils
Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge this week is “Busy or People Working.” Every year, the last weekend in April (this weekend!), our church has a huge rummage sale, our biggest fundraiser of the year. We always need a lot of volunteers. The sale takes over nearly every room in the church. We have a clothing room […]Read More CFFC: Working Hard or Hardly Working?
Feb. 12, 2018 Our last day at Serengeti National Park, and our last safari day, was spent looking for kopjes and spotting some new animals. We also spend some time observing hippos. Once again, we were up at dawn. Our first animal of the day joined us during our breakfast – a praying mantis! The […]Read More Serengeti NP: Topis, Kopjes and Hippos, Oh My!
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 […]Read More Artful: Impressionists in the Permanent Collection of the Art Institute of Chicago
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. […]Read More FOTD: Early Tulips
Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge this week is “any kind of seating.”Read More CB&WPC: Chairs and Benches