Friendly Friday: Markets

Sandy’s Friendly Friday Photo Challenge topic this week is markets. I love outdoor markets – we have a farmers’ market near us on Sundays which runs from June to October. Most of the farmers are from Michigan or southern Illinois. Of course, the items change with the seasons. This is a local farmers’ market in […]

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A Photo a Week: Happiness Is…

Happiness is an attitude more than anything else. You can choose happiness, or not… …which is why I find happiness in many things! For Nancy Merrill’s A Photo a Week challenge, the theme is happiness is… so here are some things that happiness is to me. Flowers… …especially the ones I grow myself. Fresh tomatoes […]

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FDDA: A Day In My Life

Today Fandango’s Dog Days of August theme is “your daily routine.” Do you follow a daily routine? Many of us are creatures of habit. We have routines that we follow, whether it’s the time we get up each day or go to bed, what we do during the day, or how we spend our time. […]

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Square Perspective #31

It is only 8:30 pm CDT here in Chicagoland, so I’m still on time for the LAST (Boo hoo!) day of Becky’s Square Perspectives! Camouflage is nature’s way of helping animals protect themselves. Like this little frog… I couldn’t believe my luck to spy this frog on a crinkly lily pad! At first, I thought […]

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FPQ: Rediscovering My Joys

Fandango’s Provocative Question this week encourages us to look inward, at ourselves. Fandango writes: I saw this question on a site that offers up a bunch of “deep, philosophical” questions and this one intrigued me. It’s about evolution, but not in the context of Darwin’s evolution of the species. It’s more about evolution of the […]

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