CFFC: Vienna’s Naschmarkt

For Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge this week,  with the topic of five or more items in the photo, I am breaking out of my usual travel chronology because this was the perfect opportunity to tell the story of a visit to an open market in Vienna, where most of my photos have many items! On […]

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CFFC: Feet, Legs, and Paws

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge this week is: feet and/or legs – I’ve added paws! My niece shows off the clogs she got for her birthday in April. Chinese Foo Dog paw crushing her “baby” underfoot (in front of House of Szechwan Restaurant in Des Plaines, IL) . This has some symbolism. Foo dogs are typically […]

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CFFC: Busy Hands

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge this week has the theme of HANDS. Looking through my photos, I found hands in various positions and engaging in various tasks – hands are seldom idle! Some hands are meant to scare… like on Halloween! Sometimes hands are helpful, pointing out things of interest… Hands demonstrate how to make things… […]

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CFFC: Signs Along the Way

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge this week is about signs. It is part of her “which way” series, so it refers to the types of signage you see as you go along, whether by car, on foot, bicycle, etc. These kinds of signs tell where things are and which way to go. On a motorcoach on […]

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CFFC: Walkways I Have Traveled

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge this week is about the sidewalks, trails and walkways we walk on, usually without thinking much about them. Rio de Janeiro is famous for its wide sidewalks with mosaic designs – common places to walk, jog, and meet – and play with dogs. (Nove. 2016) In July of 2017, we spent […]

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CFFC: Shadows

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge this week is Shadows. This afternoon’s walk was a great time to photograph shadows. It was mid-afternoon and the sun was shining. Fence Hedges Railroad crossing In Israel, we saw this: Cat Barrier on the Mediterranean Sea I took this beautiful shot of the Sphinx in Egypt – it looks like […]

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CFFC: Patterns Around the World

For Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Patterns, I am going multicultural! November 2018: At a Chicago Sinfonietta concert celebrating the Indian festival of Diwali,  during the intermission, audience members (especially children) made their own Diwali patterns using glue and glitter on preprinted patterns. Here are two of my favorites. December 2018: In Egypt, we visited Al-Azhar […]

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