I captured this zinnia in a neighborhood garden. For more flowers go to Cee’s Flower of the Day, 9/22/18.Read More FOTD: Zinnia
I usually don’t think of hostas in terms of flowers, but they do produce flowers in August. This species has a pretty and fragrant white flower. More beauties at Cee’s Flower of the Day, 9/21/18. Zoomed out:Read More FOTD: Hosta Flowers
For Becky’s Month of Squares, In the Pink, I’m going with a recurring theme of flamingos! This setup was for alumni to take their own photos, with props, at my high school reunion. It also is a photographic representation of Your Daily Word Prompt, eclectic.Read More Month of Squares: Eclectic Flamingos?
Nancy Merrill’s Photo Challenge this week is movement. In the early 1980s, when I was young and spry, I was living in Brazil and loved carnaval. I have never been much of a dancer, but I love to move to music and I did manage to roughly imitate the hip movement of samba. I actually […]Read More Samba: It’s All About Hips, Legs & Feet
In my previous post for RDP, I mentioned that we had a mild winter this past year. So mild, in fact that trees began budding in February. This was a couple of weeks after the biggest snow storm we had last February! But winter lingers and teases – when in March we all ready for […]Read More CB&WPC: Winter Trees
Last winter was a mild one for the Chicago area in comparison to others in recent memory. We got some snow, after which it thawed a bit, then turned cold. This made the roads and sidewalks icy and slippery. It became easier and less hazardous to walk on the crunchy snow than on the sidewalks […]Read More RDP: Slippery in Winter
Becky’s Month of Squares challenge for September is “In the Pink.” I love cookies! And cookies with frosting are nearly irresistible! After taking this photo of a heart-shaped cookie one Valentine’s Day, I was tickled pink that it was mine to devour! Yum yum!Read More In the Pink: Yum Yum!
This posting is for both Cee’s Flower of the Day and Becky’s Month of Squares: In the Pink.Read More FOTD/Month of Squares: Pink Dahlia
Many bird species gather in large numbers. I often hear a chorus of sparrows when I pass by their favorite trees or hedges. Copious gathering of cattle egrets (Tarangire National Park, Tanzania): along the lakeshore and even in the trees! Copious gathering of flamingos (Amsterdam zoo): Posted for photo challenges RDP 9/17/18: Copious and Becky’s […]Read More Copious Gatherings
June 13, 2018 The day we arrived in Oklahoma City, we had time to visit the state capitol. As I’ve said before, every capitol building is unique in some way – the Oklahoma state capitol is the only one that is surrounded on all four sides with oil derricks! It is also the only one […]Read More Capitol Series #4: Oklahoma City