For Ludwig’s Monday Window Challenge, I am looking back at a cruise we took to the Panama Canal, stopping at several Central American Pacific ports on the way back. All these windows have grates. One of them, however, was taken in Jerusalem last year. León, Nicaragua Antigua, Guatemala The purple sashes were there because it […]Read More Monday Window: Windows With Grates
Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge this week is things that are long. Long necks Long necks and long legs! Long stem (bell stand) and long trunk (palm tree) Man-made long-ness: The Sphinx’s long front legs Long stairway Tall minarets Long (and tall) bridge Tall obelisks (they were long before they were hoisted into position […]Read More CB&WPC: Long
Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge continues exploring the senses; this week it is tasting. We have 5 basic type of tastes registered by our taste buds: bitter, salty, sour, sweet and savory. Sometimes fat is considered a 6th taste. The American diet contains a lot of processed foods, which add salt to them – salt is […]Read More CFFC: Yummy!!!
In my former home town of Des Plaines, Illinois, they are constantly putting up more condo buildings, especially near downtown where the commuter train station is. Last year, right around the time we moved to Arlington Heights, they razed a whole section of downtown buildings to make way for – you guessed it – yet […]Read More Thursday Doors: Bygone Doors & Gates
Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge on 4/30 is faces (real or imagined) or facial features. Jerusalem jokester Weary water pump! Good morning! Stone Sphinx Camel close-up Orchidean faces Doggie in the window Real peopleRead More CB&WPC: There Are Faces I Remember
Because we’re not going anywhere right now, I have compiled a collection of doors I have photographed during recent travels for Norm’s Thursday Doors. In fact, I don’t think I’ve shared these doors before! (Well, maybe a few of them.) Three doors at the Louvre in Paris, France: Aswan, Egypt: Store fronts and stadium Lotus […]Read More Thursday Doors: Doors on My Travels
I don’t usually get up early. Especially now – what’s the point? I can’t go anywhere anyway! I have a routine of getting up, getting a cup of tea (I can’t tolerate coffee anymore, although I love it), a banana and a piece of Babybel cheese, and then going to a comfortable spot to read […]Read More Top o’ the Morning!
This is the fifth week of Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge’s Choose Your Own Topic from this photo. And this week the photo is: Cee’s suggestions: chicken, coffee, cup, black and white, ferris wheel, fake flowers, topiary, round, triangle, treats, red, green, ball, store logos, or come up with […]Read More CFFC: Choose Your Own Topic
Since it is Good Friday, I thought this “top” would be appropriate – it is the dome inside the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem, which was built on what is believed to be the site of both the crucifixion and the tomb where Jesus was buried. The church as it stands today is […]Read More April Square Tops: Church of the Holy Sepulchre
Last year we were able to do quite a bit of traveling abroad. For Dutch Goes the Photo Tuesday Photo Challenge this week the theme is travel. He says: As most of use are not traveling at the moment, it might be nice to travel virtually through our various blogs and share some of those enjoyed […]Read More Tuesday Photo Challenge: Travel 2019