CFFC: Baby, It’s Cold Outside!

The theme of Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge this week is cold. Very timely, since Chicagoland has had an unseasonably cold November, with our first major snowfall (8 inches where I live) on November 26. Here is how our neighborhood looked (from the comfort of my living room! 🙂 ) that morning. My husband was out with […]

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WPC: Works of Art

Sue W.’s Weekly Photo Challenge this week is Work of Art.  Works of art are everywhere – an artist’s painting, a mural on a wall, a beautiful building, or natural works of art – a sunset, a rainbow, blooming flowers, animals – and animals creating their own works of art!  A work of art doesn’t […]

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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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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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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: Aqueous

WordPress’s Weekly Photo Challenge is liquid. Raindrop: Microcosm Fluidity: Still water peace Wave: Ocean in motion Liquor Aqua: Water is life Reflection: Moisture in air’s reflection on lakeBuoyancy: floating on water Frozen liquid: dripping Rainbow: Moisture refracted, light dispersedWater cycle: Condensation Fog is but a cloud that touches the earth. Water = Life  

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CB&WPC: Through a Window

Through our car window, we saw this cutie enjoying the ride on a sunny day. Through a window at Shakespeare Theatre at Navy Pier in Chicago, I took this shot of the Ferris wheel at twilight. Through a window in my house during a November thunderstorm, this leaf was plastered onto the glass. Looking through […]

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