WWE: Mystery on Frozen Pond

In mid November, I was walking around our campus on a frigid day, and noticed some blobs on one of our frozen ponds. From a distance with the naked eye, it looked like ducks frozen in place with their heads sticking out of the water. Of course, I knew it couldn’t be that – probably […]

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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: Red

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge this week is the color RED.  These red items are mostly from my travels. Excerpts from my color essay on red are included. Red says, “Look at me!” And we do because red stands out. Many flowers are red – tulips, roses, dahlias and many others can be red – maybe these […]

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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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CB&WPC: Brick & Stone

The theme of Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge this week is stone or brick. Mont-St.-Michel, France Miltenberg, Germany Nuremburg, Germany Regensburg, Germany – stumblestone Arlington Heights, IL – stones with messages at The Moorings Tacoma, WA – Rose garden at Point Defiance Park

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Thursday Doors: New Neighborhood

For Norm’s Thursday Doors this week, I feature our new neighborhood. (See also my companion post about The Moorings.) Since we moved to The Moorings of Arlington Heights three months ago, I have not confined my walks to the campus – I’ve been exploring the surrounding neighborhood as well! Here are some doors and other […]

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A Photo a Week: The Moorings

This week, Nancy Merrill’s theme for A Photo a Week is In the Neighborhood. My husband and I moved to Arlington Heights three months ago. We live in a senior community called The Moorings and we really love it. Everyone here is very friendly and there are lots of activities. I have met a lot […]

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