I am not sure what these pink flowers are, but if anyone can enlighten me, I will add that information as an edit to this post! Cee’s FOTD 1/20/20Read More FOTD: May at Chicago Botanic Gardens
All these were taken in May in Des Plaines. Tulips – mine and my neighbor’s My garden in nearly full bloom Spring is the season for gardening! Neighborhood spring scenes Cee’s FOTD 1/15/20 CFFC: Spring ScenesRead More FOTD and CFFC: Tulips & Spring in Des Plaines
Sometimes it snows here in winter; sometimes it doesn’t. But it always gets cold! Fall, winter and spring can be unpredictable! Here are some of my favorite winter photos, posted for Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge – winter scenes. This is our new house on Halloween – our first major snowfall of the year (that day […]Read More CFFC: Winter Scenes
Cee has a new challenge, which she will post every Wednesday! It is called On the Hunt For Joy. The first topic is Get Outside. And in fact, this is exactly what I did today, on my way home from a lecture. It was very cold today (colder than it has been this month but […]Read More On the Hunt for Joy: Getting Outside
Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge continues its series about colors. This week’s topic is vibrant colors.Read More CFFC: Vibrant Colors
I took these photos in September, when the weather was still somewhat summerlike and conducive to sitting outside, while walking in my new neighborhood in Arlington Heights. Pull Up a Seat challenge, Week 45Read More Pull Up a Seat: The Bygone End of Summer
The topic of Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge this week is yellow. Yellow building – Regensburg, Germany Yellow rose – Chicago, IL 1st Presbyterian Church light fixture – Evanston, IL Sunset at an outdoor concert – Elk Grove Village, IL Brookfield Zoo entrance – Brookfield/Chicago, IL Fish – Brookfield Zoo Autumn color reflected in a pond […]Read More CFFC: Yellow
Granny Shot It’s 11-Day Halloween decorations photo challenge is coming to a close! My contribution today is from our community’s Great Pumpkin Contest! There were 14 entries and below each was a little bag where residents could place their votes for the one they thought was best. It was a very hard decision and several […]Read More It’s Almost Here!
On this cold October day, I went with my sister, her husband, my niece and her boyfriend to visit the very uncrowded Brookfield Zoo! Here and there were whimsical Halloween displays, so I am posting them here for Granny Shot It’s 11-day Halloween Decoration Challenge (Day 10).Read More Halloween Decorations at the Zoo
Granny Shot It is having a temporary photo challenge, 11 Days of Halloween Decorations. I took these on a walk today in my Arlington Heights neighborhood.Read More Halloween Decorations: 6 More Days!