Thursday Doors: A Nubian Lodge

Norm’s Thursday Doors is back! I haven’t been anywhere, like most of us. So I went into my archives and found photos of this charming place that we stayed one night at in Abu Simbel City, in southern Egypt. This region, which is today southern Egypt and northern Sudan, was traditionally the home of the […]

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Friendly Friday: Street Art

The Sandy Chronicles’ weekly Friendly Friday challenge this week is Street Art. Street art has become more popular in recent years, and one can find good street art almost anywhere. Sandy says there are several kinds of street art:Spray Painted Murals – large scale pictures drawn on walls and colored with spray paint.Graffiti – one of the […]

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CFFC: International Business

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge has the theme “all about buildings.” This week’s topic is commercial buildings or store fronts. One of the fun things about traveling is all the different types of architecture you see. So I am posting photos of a variety of architectural styles and colors from some of my recent trips.

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FDDA #31: September

Fandango’s last theme for his Dog Days of August is “your plans for September are.” Do you have any? If so, what are they? They can be anything, from posting more (or less) frequently on your blog, taking a trip, learning a new skill, getting married, engaged, or divorced, getting more exercise? Or are you […]

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CFFC: Apartment Living

Cee has a new theme for her Fun Foto Challenge, which is all about buildings. This week the topic is modern houses and apartments. I decided to concentrate on apartment buildings, which tend to be more modern than houses (at least around here).

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Friendly Friday: Markets

Sandy’s Friendly Friday Photo Challenge topic this week is markets. I love outdoor markets – we have a farmers’ market near us on Sundays which runs from June to October. Most of the farmers are from Michigan or southern Illinois. Of course, the items change with the seasons. This is a local farmers’ market in […]

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FDDA 22: I Write Because I Must

Faandango’s Dog Days of August 22 prompt is: Why writing matters to you. Why do I write? I always have and probably always will. I blog, I write a journal (although far from daily), I write poems, essays, and autobiographical pieces mostly. When I hear something about Trump that is particularly egregious, I will expound […]

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A Photo a Week: Happiness Is…

Happiness is an attitude more than anything else. You can choose happiness, or not… …which is why I find happiness in many things! For Nancy Merrill’s A Photo a Week challenge, the theme is happiness is… so here are some things that happiness is to me. Flowers… …especially the ones I grow myself. Fresh tomatoes […]

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