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
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 […]Read More Lens-Artists Challenge: Windows
Nancy Merrill’s A Photo A Week Challenge this week is to show “live music.” Music is a very important part of my life. I love all types of music and am especially fascinated by “world” music – music from different countries and cultures. Our favorite orchestra in the Chicago area is Chicago Sinfonietta. Every concert […]Read More Music All Over the World
Here are my answers for Cee’s weekly Share Your World. Since we are approaching the hottest part of our summer in the northern hemisphere, what’s your favorite ice-cream, frozen yogurt or sorbet flavor? (Those of you who live down under I’m sure you remember what it is like in the hot summer months). I always […]Read More Cee’s Share Your World: On ice cream, keeping cool and cell phone use
Jenn at Traveling at Wits End has a weekly photo challenge. This week’s challenge is to “photograph under a bridge.” From a cruise ship on the St. Lawrence River, Quebec Province, Canada From a cruise ship, Panama Canal While cruising on an electric boat on the Chicago River I end with an appropriate song, one […]Read More Under a Bridge
…the mouse ran up the clock! The theme for Cee’s B&W photo challenge this week is words ending in -ock. These are “-ocks” from my travel over the last two years. Clock Flower clock in the historic district of Curitiba, PR, Brazil, Nov. 2016 Locks Gatun Locks, Panama Canal (March 2017) Rocks Rocks […]Read More CB&WPC: Hickory Dickory Dock…
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?
Nancy Merrill’s “A Photo a Week” (APAW) topic for this week is Crowd. *From A Day In the Life by the BeatlesRead More APAW: “A Crowd of People Stood and Stared”*
My grand-nephew Nicholas (picture taken several years ago; Nicholas is now 21.) Not only is he handsome but he’s a talented musician also! November nature display in my neighborhood A Nissan in Nicaragua Northern Lights on an Alaskan night Native American culture at the North Dakota Cultural Center (Bismarck, ND) (More about the North […]Read More CFFC: N is for…