A Photo a Week: The Moorings

This week, Nancy Merrill’s theme for A Photo a Week is In the Neighborhood. My husband and I moved to Arlington Heights three months ago. We live in a senior community called The Moorings and we really love it. Everyone here is very friendly and there are lots of activities. I have met a lot […]

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BOTD: Peacocks

Granny Shot It has a daily photo challenge, Bird of the Day (BOTD). I am contributing with photos of a very bold peacock and his companions at the Brookfield Zoo. This guy kept walking toward me as I was snapping his photo with my cellphone! He appeared to have no fear of humans whatsoever – […]

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October Squares: Animals of Tanzania

For,  Becky’s October Squares challenge: Squares & Lines, here is a rear view of a zebra in Tanzania… the lines that ring a genet’s tail, lines on a lizard, lines that encircle an owl’s face, wrinkled lines on elephant trunks and bodies, ridge lines on impala horns and black markings on their rears and tails, markings […]

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October Square: My Cat’s Fur

Becky’s October Square theme is lines & squares. Today I feature my cat, Hazel. My cat’s fur is so smooth and has patches of brown among the black, typical of the “tortie” she is. This is one of my early photos of her, in which the lines of her fur are evident. I’m including the […]

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CFFC: Circles Everywhere

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge this week is Circles, Curves and Arches, and for this post I am focusing only on circles, which are abundant! Circles are everywhere – in nature, in art, in architecture, in daily life. I find circles in modern sculpture, art museums, light fixtures, in decorative displays, floor patterns, and buildings. Circles are […]

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CB&WPC: Taking Sides

Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge this week is sides of things. Whose side are you on? I’m not sure I’d want to be on THIS guy’s side – especially its bad side! Climbing up the side of this pyramid might be tricky, not to mention slippery! I’d rather be on this animal’s side than […]

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BOTD: Canada Geese (Impromptu)

For Granny Shot It’s Bird of the Day today, I just had to post this photo I snapped with my cell phone from our car, (which is why it isn’t a great photo!) when we were temporarily prevented from finding a parking space at a restaurant this evening by this pair of Canada geese. They […]

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