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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CFFC: Smooth

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge this week is smooth textures. Here’s my take on it: Fresh fallen blanket of snow My cat Hazel’s fur Soda bottles on a shelf

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FOWC: Variety

Fandango Prompt of the Day: Variety I live in a suburb northwest of Chicago.  I also have ADHD, which craves variety. My mind constantly looks for new things to distract me from, for example, the tedium of paying bills. Life can get tedious and routine, but there always ways to create variety. Although I dislike […]

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CFFC: Make Me Laugh!

The theme for Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge this week is: Funny. I looked through my photos to see which ones really made me laugh. Here’s what I came up with. Fish mailbox (Dempster Ave., Des Plaines) Speaking of fish, here are fish and duck Toby jugs: Dog Toby jugs: (If you are scratching your head, […]

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Four-Legged Friends, Large & Small

Traveling at Wits End has a weekly photo challenge and this week’s theme is Four-Legged Friends. I’ll start with my best four-legged friend – my cat, Hazel. I met up with these dachshunds in costumes on a walk on Halloween. While on our road trip last spring, we saw several four-legged creatures… Elk grazing (Rocky […]

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CFFC: Music & Coffee

Cee’s Fun Photo Challenge is 4th in a series of photos, in which we are to find themes. Here is her photo for this week: Looking through my archives, I found the themes 2 guys, guitar, musicians, instruments, coffee, coffee house, sofa, messy stack of magazines on a coffee table. Coffee Guitar, musicians 2 guys, guitar, […]

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