That Extra Chromosome which makes her ‘Out of the World’!

Originally posted on satyaanveshan:
“The earth, together with all of its countries and people”, is what Oxford dictionary has to say about the word “World”. The ‘Earth’ represents the external gaze to this spherical entity hanging in the Universe, while ‘World’ is a perception from within (an inside out look). ‘Perception’, because it provides the…

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FOTD: Yellow Crocuses

I saw the neighborhood’s first crocuses yesterday! Actually, they were up by Friday, but didn’t really open until yesterday. Friday: Saturday: Spring is on its way!! Cee’s Flower of the Day, 3/18/18

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WPC: Hit the Road!

Feb. 5, 2018 Tarangire National Park, Day 2: WP Weekly Photo Challenge this week is “I’d Rather Be…” Back in the winter (although admittedly mild) weather in Chicago, I look back on our sojourn to Tanzania with longing, as I do with any trip we take, so I’d Rather Be Traveling. I’d rather be riding […]

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FOTD: Snowdrops!

The first flowers of spring have bloomed – snowdrops! This hardy perennial can be counted on to appear in March – when exactly depends on the weather. The last two years we have had relatively mild winters, so I saw them poke out of the ground in my garden the very first days of March […]

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FOTD: Yellow Wildflowers

These diminutive flowers were common in the areas of Tanzania that we visited. When I tried to research to find out the name of this flower, I got many images similar to mine, but none were identified! So I’ll leave it at that: yellow wildflowers of Tanzania!Posted for Cee’s Flower of the Day, 3/14/18

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CFFC: Sunrise, Sunset

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge this week is sunrises/sunsets/night photos. Africa is a great place for sunrises and sunsets! Even on the plane, which arrived at Kilimanjaro after dark, I captured a pretty sunset: Sunset over Tarangire National Park, taken with Samsung Galaxy 7: That same sunset (this is classic!) taken with my camera, Sony 380:One […]

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Our Lord In the Attic Church

Jan. 30, 2018 Our Lord in the Attic church and museum is a 2-minute walk from the Oude Kerk. “Number 38,” the woman at the Old Church told us. That helped us locate the place.  Inside, we were given headsets in English. First we sat for a short video about the history of Our Lord […]

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