Cee Neuner has a new weekly challenge entitled On The Hunt For Joy. This is the second week and the theme is Say Cheese. She says, “find some photos of you smiling and feeling joyful, or find some photos that brings a smile to your face or brings you joy. Tip from Ingrid Fetell Lee […]Read More Hunt for Joy Challenge: Say Cheese
Fandango’s One Word Challenge today is finite. I have read other posts that have managed to cover several one word daily prompts in one post, which I admire. I have not attempted to do that. I don’t usually respond to the daily prompts due to lack of time or lack of inspiration. But the concept […]Read More We Are Finite (FOWC)
Does absence make the heart grow fonder? Absent the ones we love Memories of times gone by An empty house An empty building long ago abandoned Those absent Are what we covet Appreciation grows For those we no longer have, can no longer touch Love grows For our dearly departed A home we had to […]Read More Friday RPD: Absent
Cee is back this week with all her challenges! Today’s Fun Foto Challenge is to use the photo she has posted to find a subject, topic or theme. She writes that this week’s possible topics are black and white, mirror, reflection, air plane, jet, cloud, vehicle, building, power lines, frame in frame. If you see […]Read More CFFC: What’s in the Picture?
The theme for Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge this week is signs of any kind. Taking pictures of interesting signs is one of my photography hobbies; these are some of my favorites. Parking lot across the street from San Antonio Museum of Art, San Antonio, TexasA train station of bygone days, AlaskaIn a restroom […]Read More CB&WPC: Signs
The Ragtag Daily Prompt for today is vintage. There is a lot of “vintage” everything on Route 66! Vintage chairs, Seligman, AZ Vintage trailer outside Bagdad Café, Newberry Springs, CA Vintage jukebox, Bagdad Café Vintage heater (?), Elmer’s Bottle Ranch, north of Victorville, CA Vintage Marines poster, Elmer’s Bottle Ranch Vintage Texaco gas pump, Elmer’s […]Read More RDP #41: Vintage on Route 66
June 6, 2018 Although there is a lot of kitschy, weird stuff on Route 66, one of the weirdest places we saw on our road trip was in Baker, California (not on Route 66): Alien Fresh Jerky! So for Cee’s Oddball Challenge this week, I present the most oddball pictures at this alien haven in […]Read More Cee’s Oddball Challenge: Aliens in Baker
June 7, 2018 San Bernardino to Kingman, Part 2 After exploring Elmer’s Bottle Ranch, we headed for Barstow, about 30 miles farther along Historic Route 66. In Barstow, CA is the Route 66 Mother Road Museum (681 N. First Avenue, Barstow), described by the AAA […]Read More Getting Our Kicks with Barstow, Bagdad Café and Burros (Route 66 Day 2, Pt. 2)
June 7, 2018 (San Bernardino, CA – Kingman, AZ) On Day 1, we explored Santa Monica Pier but bypassed several L.A. area sites. That night, we drove to San Bernardino, where we spent the night at the Wigwam Motel! There were original seven in this chain, but only three survive, two of which are on […]Read More Getting Our Kicks in a Wigwam and a Bottle Forest (Route 66 Day 2, Pt. 1)
My husband usually chooses the road trips we take within the U.S. This year, he picked Route 66. Along the route are many quirky and interesting things. Parts are beautiful; other parts are depressing – shuttered, dilapidated buildings, rusting cars and trucks. But for an education in the American car culture, historic Route 66 offers […]Read More We Got Our Kicks on Route 66!