One Word Sunday: Overlap

Travel with Intent has a photo challenge, One Word Sunday, and this week the topic is overlap. Overlapping turtles – at this nature preserve, the main visitor center is undergoing renovation, so the small animals are now confined to a much smaller space until the work is complete. Overlapping bricks – Tacoma, WA Chinese Reconciliation […]

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A Photo a Week: Brown

I once wrote an essay about brown (part of my series about colors). It maligns the color, however – actually things I personally associated with it – so I am not going to include it here. In fact, like in Nancy Merrill’s challenge A Photo a Week, I also associate brown with Thanksgiving. My first […]

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CFFC: Yellow

The topic of Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge this week is yellow. Yellow building – Regensburg, Germany Yellow rose – Chicago, IL 1st Presbyterian Church light fixture – Evanston, IL Sunset at an outdoor concert – Elk Grove Village, IL Brookfield Zoo entrance – Brookfield/Chicago, IL Fish – Brookfield Zoo Autumn color reflected in a pond […]

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BOTD: Peacocks

Granny Shot It has a daily photo challenge, Bird of the Day (BOTD). I am contributing with photos of a very bold peacock and his companions at the Brookfield Zoo. This guy kept walking toward me as I was snapping his photo with my cellphone! He appeared to have no fear of humans whatsoever – […]

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October Squares: Animals of Tanzania

For,  Becky’s October Squares challenge: Squares & Lines, here is a rear view of a zebra in Tanzania… the lines that ring a genet’s tail, lines on a lizard, lines that encircle an owl’s face, wrinkled lines on elephant trunks and bodies, ridge lines on impala horns and black markings on their rears and tails, markings […]

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October Square: My Cat’s Fur

Becky’s October Square theme is lines & squares. Today I feature my cat, Hazel. My cat’s fur is so smooth and has patches of brown among the black, typical of the “tortie” she is. This is one of my early photos of her, in which the lines of her fur are evident. I’m including the […]

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