Amy at Lens-Artists this week invites us to explore the topic of narrow. In my travels to “old” places – places built when there were no cars or crowds of tourists -I explored (or declined to explore) many narrow streets and other passageways. Places like Old Town Tallinn, Estonia (where I got lost due to […]Read More Lens-Artists #84: Narrow Passageways
Nancy’s Merrill’s weekly A Photo a Week challenge this week is sun and water. Sun setting over the Baltic Sea Lake Upper Kaubashine, Hazelhurst, Wisconsin On board Aida on the Nile River, Egypt Same day, at sunset Sun rising over the Dead Sea, Israel Sunrise over the Sea of Galilee, from our window at the […]Read More A Photo a Week: Sun Over Water
I took this photo in Sweden in 2015 and it’s one of my favorites! I saw this little girl at the edge of a lake, holding a leaf, fascinated by the ducks swimming nearby. Posted for Granny Shot It’s BOTD 9/10/19.Read More BOTD: Girl With Ducks
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 […]Read More A Day of Sunshine
This is my last opportunity to post for Becky’s December Squares (Time), as we will be leaving tomorrow for a two-week trip to Egypt followed by 10 days in Israel. I will have lots of photos to share when we get back home! Meanwhile, here are some amazing clocks in churches in two German Baltic […]Read More December Squares: Two Amazing German Timepieces
Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge has a series about colors. This week is vibrant colors. Every season of the year has its vibrancy. Autumn, of course, offers the most striking display of vibrant reds, oranges and yellows. Winter has its own vibrancy: the bright lights and colors of Christmas and the sun shining on fresh fallen […]Read More CFFC: Vibrant Seasons
Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge this week is RED. Since I have several photos of red doors, I am combining this with Norm’s Thursday Doors. Des Plaines, Illinois: I love this house with its red door and matching light above. I met the owner, Bonnie, one day when she was working on her garden. I asked […]Read More CFFC & Thursday Doors: Red Doors
I hardly ever take photos of weather vanes, but have found one or two in pictures I took of tops of buildings. This photo was taken in Tallinn, Estonia in Aug. 2015. Posted for Minding My P’s with Q’s photo challenge Weather Vanes Wednesday. Join the fun!Read More New Photo Challenge! Weather Vanes
Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge this week is cameras or photographers. Usually I take pictures of people taking pictures while traveling – after all, that seems to be when most people take out their cameras, from cellphones to sophisticated SLRs. I got a new camera and a new haircut right before our Baltic cruise. In March-April, […]Read More CFFC: Point and Click!
Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge this week is “Busy or People Working.” Every year, the last weekend in April (this weekend!), our church has a huge rummage sale, our biggest fundraiser of the year. We always need a lot of volunteers. The sale takes over nearly every room in the church. We have a clothing room […]Read More CFFC: Working Hard or Hardly Working?