Amy at Lens-Artists has as her theme for this week’s challenge: river. Starting out close to home, here is the Des Plaines River during a November walk on the Des Plaines River Trail. This is a very pretty stretch of the slow-moving river, but it is responsible for many floods in the cities along its […]Read More Lens-Artists #89: A River Runs Through It
The Lens–Artists photo challenge this week has a guest host, Viveka, whose topic is capitals. On our road trips around the United States, we try to visit as many capitals as possible – not just the capital cities, but also their capitol buildings. I have a series of posts featuring some of the capitols we’ve […]Read More Lens-Artists #82: Capitals & Capitols
…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 Black & White Photo Challenge this week is “any kind of seating.”Read More CB&WPC: Chairs and Benches
This rose was left to honor firefighters, or a particular firefighter, at a memorial in front of the St. Paul state capitol. This shows more of what the memorial looked like: Cee’s Flower of the Day, 1/17/18Read More FOTD: Memorial
Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge this week is the letter U – must have both an ‘o’ and a ‘u’ in the word. Round Fountains Mountain Clouds Consumers Couple Spouse Dungeon The Old Exchange and Provost Dungeon, Charleston, SC. It was built by […]Read More CFFC: Oh, you!!
In May, my husband and I visited St. Paul, the capital of Minnesota, where we took a look at the state capitol building, which has recently undergone some renovations in order to create more meeting room space and facilitate handicapped accessibility. The building was completed in 1905 and was modeled after Saint Peter’s Basilica at […]Read More Capitol Doors (St. Paul, MN)
Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge this week is all about the sky. The temptation at first was to post pretty sunset pictures, but I noticed that often the most interesting sky pictures were not always sunsets, although many were close to sunset. The first picture was taken last September at 7:23 pm CDT, when I was taking a […]Read More CFFC: Sky