CFFC: Gardens

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge has the theme of nature; this week the topic is gardens. Partial view of my garden in late July – there may be a butterfly in there somewhere… In my neighborhood, kind of hidden, is this lovely pond and landscaped garden. In front of the main building at Chicago Botanic Gardens, […]

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Blue and the Unexpected

This is my entry for Becky’s July Blue Squares and also for Nancy Merrill’s A Photo A Day with the theme of Unexpected. It was not until I had my zoom lens focused on the top of the blue house in Cologne (Köln), Germany, that I saw what the guide had been telling us about […]

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BOTD: Seagull

This seagull perched outside our window on our cruise to Alaska. Soon he was joined by a friend. Posted for Granny Shot It’s Bird of the Day.

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Blue Squares: Ad in the Sky

During our tour of Cologne, Germany, on June 27, I looked up to see this ad in the sky: It seemed to be advertising a film or performance later that day. Anyway, both the cloudless sky* and the sign are blue so it’s perfect for Becky’s Month of Squares (#JulySquare). *This is how the sky […]

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A Day of Sunshine

Nancy Merrill has a perfectly lovely prompt for this week’s A Photo A Week Challenge: Sunshine! Sunshine is what I crave most after enduring a cold winter in the Midwest, and spring begins to show its face. There is nothing like a sunny day to warm my face, my heart and my mood! I have […]

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Lens-Artists Challenge: Windows

The theme this week for Lens Artists’ Weekly Photo Challenge is windows. Mormon church – Salt Lake City, Utah Trigger – photography studio and wedding venue, Chicago, IL Northlight Theatre, Skokie, IL – with sculpture in front Bike frames in a window, Chicago, IL Inspirational message on the rear window of a parked car, Arlington […]

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