CFFC: The R’s Have It

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge this week is to post photos of things that start with the letter R and have at least six letters. Recital   Raindrop   Rainfall   Rainbow   Railway station   Railroad tracks   Reflection Reflection of the sky and mountains on the sheen of still water, Misty Fjords National Monument, […]

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WPC: Going Up?

The Daily Post Weekly Photo Challenge this week is ascend.  If I were a bird, I would spread my wings and fly! Since humans have no wings, we have created other ways to go up… Escalators at Ogilvie Transportation Center in Chicago (two of these go down, one goes up) Circular stairways at Grand Ave. […]

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CFFC: N is for…

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 […]

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CFFC: Appropriately Apt…

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge this week are things that begin with the letters Ap. In my archives I have photos that are appropriate and aptly suited to this challenge. I hope they meet with your approval! Apples:  Ape:     Appliances:  Old fashioned refrigerators (Bonanzaville, West Fargo, ND) Appetizers: (Oh, so appetizing!)   Appetizers and […]

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CFFC: Jews on the Prairie

Reading the book North Dakota Curious, I was intrigued by the references to two Jewish cemeteries in North Dakota. Jewish pioneer settlements were mainly in two rural areas of North Dakota: Wishek/Ashley in the southeast produced two relatively famous (or infamous?) people – Ted Mann  (founder of Mann theater chain) and David Berman (notorious gangster […]

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CFFC: Where’s the Fire??

On our recent trip to North and South Dakota, our first stop was in Fargo.  There is an open-air museum in West Fargo called “Bonanzaville” where, after touring the indoor part of the museum with an eclectic mix of historical objects, you can wander down streets lined with historic buildings meant to resemble a frontier […]

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CFFC: Bumper sticker memories

When we were visiting Theodore Roosevelt National Park, I happened to see this car pulling out of its space in the parking lot of the visitors’ center. It belonged to a young couple that we had casually talked to in the visitors’ center, so I asked if I could take a picture. I joked that […]

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