First Presbyterian Church of Evanston – Open House Chicago 2018, Part 5

One of the most beautiful churches in Evanston, particularly its stained glass windows, is the First Presbyterian Church, which we visited during Open House Chicago 2018 in mid-October.  The architect of this building was Daniel H. Burnham, the same man who made Chicago famous for the design of the White City during the World’s Columbian […]

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CFFC: Lights

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge this week is lights. Symphony Center, Chicago Tiki Terrace Hawaiian restaurant, Des Plaines, IL Beatles tribute band, American English, in concert at Surf Ballroom, Clearwater, Iowa Park Inn Hotel, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, in Mason City, Iowa: At a side entrance Café inside the hotel In a lounge Skylights Holiday […]

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Camouflage and Contrast

Lens-Artists Photo Challenge for this week is Standing Out or Blending In. Camouflage (blending in) is a common way in nature for animals to hide from predators or so they cannot be seen. It was hard to spot this eagle at first, because his brown feathers blend in so well with the tree branches. There’s […]

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FOTD: Mums

This is one of the photos of mums I took in Chicago last week. Check out the beautiful flowers and plants on Cee’s FOTD, 11/5/18.

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Lotus: One-Word Prompt

Swimmers’ One-Word Prompt is lotus. In yoga classes, we were sometimes instructed to sit in lotus pose, which was fine for a short time. But when learning meditation techniques, we were encouraged to sit in lotus position, our legs crossed over each other while sitting on a cushion on the floor with our backs straight. I […]

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