CB&WPC: Winter Trees

In my previous post for RDP, I mentioned that we had a mild winter this past year. So mild, in fact that trees began budding in February. This was a couple of weeks after the biggest snow storm we had last February! But winter lingers and teases – when in March we all ready for […]

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CFFC: Light and Lime Green

Cee’s Fun Photo Challenge right now is a color series; this week is light green or lime green. Hibiscus buds Young maple leaves – most of the maples around here have a fungus on their leaves called “maple tar spot,” supposedly caused by wet weather so that the leaves never have a chance to dry […]

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CB&WPC: Reflections

Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge this week is about reflections. Egrets on the shore of a lake, Tarangire National Park, Tanzania The gleaming new Kellogg School of Business, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL Water lilies and lily pads, Chicago Botanic Gardens Trees over a stream, Sabino Canyon, Tucson, Arizona

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RDP #40: Dappled

The Ragtag Daily Prompt for today is dappled. Dappling often frustrates my attempts at getting clear photos of glass doors or windows. However, in these photos, being dappled is a good thing! Between cabins at Blacks Cliff Resort, Lower Kaubashine Lake, Wisconsin Stairway to the lake, Blacks Cliff Resort 4th of July sidewalk, Arlington Heights, […]

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RDP #33: Serried

I am participating for the first time in a challenge on Ragtag Daily Prompt. Today’s prompt is serried. I remember this word because it comes from the Latin root “serra” (in Spanish, “sierra” which means mountain range). What comes to mind when I think of this word are mountains, bread cutting knives and leaves. Pine […]

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Stark

Debbie Smyth at Travel With Intent has a weekly photo challenge and the theme this week is stark.  I looked up the meaning of this word and found two basic definitions: 1. bleak, desolate, barren, unadorned 2. standing out in sharp outline Therefore, I chose this picture taken on a late May afternoon in Northern […]

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WPC: Twisted

When I saw that the theme of WP’s Weekly Photo Challenge this week was twisted, I immediately thought of two things: trees and cactus. Winter is a good time to photograph twisted branches. Springtime in the parkSometimes even trees need a hug! There’s a bird hiding in this tangle of branches!At Saguaro National Park near […]

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