FOTD: Hydrangea

I captured this ball hydrangea at Chicago Botanic Gardens in July. Should this be singular (hydrangea) or plural (hydrangeas)? There are so many little flowers clustered together to form this ball that it seems to me it should be plural. Is each little flower an individual hydrangea? I guess it doesn’t matter because it’s beautiful […]

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Lens-Artists Photo Challenge: Patterns

There are patterns wherever we go. Some are man-made, while others are in nature. Still others are a combination: humans manipulating natural phenomena to create patterns. Anne-Christine of Lens-Artists’ Photo Challenge this week has chosen the theme of patterns. This fountain at Ravinia (outdoor summer music venue north of Chicago) was created by harnessing the […]

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Cee’s Oddball Challenge

Cee is back with her oddball challenge! I was scrolling through some old photos looking for something and came across this.  I saw it in front of someone’s house in Minocqua, Wisconsin. It was so weird I had to take a picture of it! A discarded item by the curb on trash day (Des Plaines) […]

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Sunday Stills: You’ve Got a Friend

Terri Webster Schrandt’s Sunday Stills this week is to share photos of friends. My grand-nieces Frances (age 3) and Sylvia (age 4) are cousins and (usually) friends. They play together frequently because both live in Madison. Their dolls are also their friends. Marcia and Dee are two friends from my church. We had dinner together in […]

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RDP #72: Cat

The Ragtag Daily Post theme today is Cat. That’s a big one for me, since I am a cat lover!! But I’ll be selective…here goes. Dale (my husband) and Katy (me) with two big cats outside an art gallery in Santa Fe, NM. I recently went to a wine and painting event with some women […]

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Artful: Georgia O’Keeffe

It has been awhile since I have posted my feature “Artful Photos” – series of photographs of art and artists. Granted, I have posted random street art from various places, but at an art museum I can focus on one theme or artist. While we were in Santa Fe on June 12, we stopped in […]

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