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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LAPC: Surprise!

We have so many surprises in life. Unfortunately, it is rare for me to get a picture of it – such as the swans on one of our lakes mating! Another resident here, a wily older man from Germany, took a series of pictures of the swans’ mating ritual – before, during, and after – […]

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CFFC: Murals

For Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge with the topic Murals and Graffiti, I have a wealth of photos in my archives, because I love photographing public artwork! I include here a sampling of each location. Note that I have blogged about most of these places before, so there will be some duplicates.  Tucumcari, New Mexico: A town […]

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Top o’ the Morning!

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 […]

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CFFC: Vanishing Lines

These are some examples of vanishing and leading lines for Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge. Last night in downtown Mt. Prospect Barn lines at Wild Bill Cody’s Scout’s Rest Ranch in Nebraska On the road in Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado Rest stop at Rocky Mountain National Park Roller Coaster Road near Harper’s Ferry, Iowa Crop […]

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CFFC: Fashion Near and Far

Cee’s Fun Photo Challenge this week is about fashion. In The Bistro Restaurant at Lyric Opera of Chicago, there is always one of the beautiful dresses worn by the lead female character on display in a case with a mirror behind it so you can see both front and back. This was the dress on […]

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July Squares: Blue in Dubuque

I found these photos taken in Dubuque, Iowa last year, when I was looking for something else. In fact, I’d forgotten all about this street art in Dubuque. Both were taken near the Mississippi River Museum. These art squares are my contribution for Becky’s July Blues today.

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