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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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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Lens-Artists: My Favorite Things

My Favorite Things is the subject of Lens-Artists’ photo challenge this week. I love cats, especially my sweet tortie Hazel. I love flowers and enjoy taking good photos of them.  There is plenty of this subject matter at Chicago Botanic Gardens! This is their May foxglove display. My favorite thing in the world is traveling, […]

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Spiky Squares: Cat Brush

My cat loves it when I brush her with this brush. For her, it’s like a massage. Afterward, I pull the fluffy fur out of the brush, but often I get pricked with this spiky brush! Ouch! As you can see from this photo, I often don’t get ALL the fur out! The brush doesn’t […]

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Lens-Artists Challenge #36: Around the Neighborhood in Des Plaines, Illinois

Lens-Artists’ weekly photo challenge this week is Around the Neighborhood. I selected some photos from my photo archive of the last few years that are “typical” of Des Plaines, Illinois, the Chicago suburb where I live. More and more of these signs have popped up in people’s yards since the beginning of the Trump administration. […]

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CFFC: Smooth

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge this week is smooth textures. Here’s my take on it: Fresh fallen blanket of snow My cat Hazel’s fur Soda bottles on a shelf

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