Weekend Cats: Muhraqa – Israel

Forget Caturday – it seems I am always to busy or preoccupied to be diligent with an actual cat post on Saturday – so I’m renaming it “Weekend Cats!” And once again, I feature a few of these furry friends in Israel (although many are not too friendly, since they are mostly feral). These three […]

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A Photo a Week: The Beauty of…

Nancy Merrill’s A Photo a Week challenge this week is Beauty.  This is a difficult one to choose only a few photos, for the Earth is full of beauty, natural and manmade! So I am going to choose some of my favorite “beauties” from my photo collection. Beauty of a sunset: Rio de Janeiro, from […]

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Caturday?* Israeli Cats

*I am late again with my Caturday photos! At least this week I have an excuse: Dale was in the hospital since Monday. He had quadruple bypass surgery! We were both surprised, alarmed at first, but it was inevitable really. But I’ll leave that story for another time. Meanwhile, here are a few of the […]

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Spiky Squares: Cat Brush

My cat loves it when I brush her with this brush. For her, it’s like a massage. Afterward, I pull the fluffy fur out of the brush, but often I get pricked with this spiky brush! Ouch! As you can see from this photo, I often don’t get ALL the fur out! The brush doesn’t […]

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Lens-Artists Challenge #36: Around the Neighborhood in Des Plaines, Illinois

Lens-Artists’ weekly photo challenge this week is Around the Neighborhood. I selected some photos from my photo archive of the last few years that are “typical” of Des Plaines, Illinois, the Chicago suburb where I live. More and more of these signs have popped up in people’s yards since the beginning of the Trump administration. […]

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