FOTD: Hydrangea

The hydrangeas are approaching the end of their season. I have both those in bloom… …and those that have turned green, which is still pretty because they don’t just wilt! Have a look and participate in Cee’s FOTD 8/31/19.

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A Photo a Week: Texture

Nancy Merrill’s photo challenge “A Photo a Week” this week has the topic texture. Nancy writes: We usually think of texture as a tangible, touchable thing, but it is so important when creating images. When shooting babies, I like to include textured blankets and wraps to enhance the look of the that baby-smooth skin. The […]

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Thursday Doors: Cologne Cathedral

Cologne Cathedral is the most noticeable building as you approach this city on the north Rhine River, with its Gothic spires soaring high above the landscape. At 157 meters (515 ft.) ir the third tallest twin-spired church in the world. The towers for its spires make its façade the tallest in the world. From the […]

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FOTD: Petunia

Another flower from our community’s gardens – petunias! Several of the gardeners have planted these colorful annuals. Posted for Cee’s FOTD 8/29/19.

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City: Budapest

On July 8, we visited the last city on our river cruise. If we could have taken more time in Budapest, Hungary, I would have liked to see more of it – well, there’s always the next time! This is what I tell myself every time I have to pass up something on a trip […]

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FOTD: Elegant Zinnia

(8/29/19) I have confirmed with my PlantSnap app that this is an “elegant zinnia!” I don’t know what this flower is, but I was fascinated with its petals and stamen. It’s another of the many flowers in our new community’s garden. If anyone can identify it, I sure would appreciate it!  I support Cee’s FOTD […]

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CFFC: Roofs in Europe

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge this week is roofs. I found the old buildings of Europe to be great photographic subjects, and their roofs were among their unique features. Mont-St.-Michel, France On the Rhine near Braubach, Germany Old entrance gate at Miltenberg, Germany Nuremberg, Germany Roof with a cupola and a weather vane, Regensberg, Germany Roof […]

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