Pull Up a Seat in Holland

For XingfuMama’s weekly Pull Up a Seat challenge, here are some seats in Amsterdam and Kinderdijk, Holland. AMSTERDAM: My husband checks his email on his phone on the balcony of “our” apartment in the dePijp neighborhood. AMSTERDAM:  Luza’s, where we had breakfast one day in the de Pijp neighborhood KINDERDIJK: On the 2nd day of […]

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Open House Chicago 2018-Part 2

This post continues our brief tour of Open House Chicago 2018. The second building we toured was right across the street from the Gunder House. It is the Conway House, now the property of Sacred Heart Schools as the Driehaus Center.  The home was designed by the architect William Carbys Zimmerman in the Tudor-Revival style, […]

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CB&WPC: Plastic

The topic for Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge this week is things made of plastic. Bowl with plastic figurines Bake sale goods in plastic containers My grand-niece playing with a plastic toy hairdryer Plastic hand-shaped chairs Fake (plastic) lotus blossoms, lily pad & frog Kids’ scissors with plastic handles & button Tape, post-it notes, […]

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RDP #41: Vintage on Route 66

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 […]

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WPC: Slanted and Straight

Word Press Weekly Photo Challenge this week is to present photos showing “lines.”   These photos all contain lines that slant together with lines that are straight, which is how I selected photos for this challenge. Slanting double trees with hyacinths Wooden door of a storage shed Fences create slanting lines when viewed head on – […]

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CFFC: Double-U

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge continues its alphabet with the letter W. The requirements are that the word starts with w and has at least two vowels. Windows with wrought iron bars (Antigua, Guatemala) willow trees (Chicago Botanic Gardens) wheels (Bicycle with folding chairs, Quebec City, Canada) warhead or weapon (Minuteman Missile National Historic Site, South […]

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