CFFC: White Is…

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge continues with her color series and this week is WHITE. Snow white Flowery white Bridal white (two weddings) Swan white Architectural white (two styles in Amsterdam) Somber white (American Cemetery, Omaha Beach, Normandy, France) Leisure white Lawn ornament white Prickly white Styrofoam white

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CFFC: Gardens

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge has the theme of nature; this week the topic is gardens. Partial view of my garden in late July – there may be a butterfly in there somewhere… In my neighborhood, kind of hidden, is this lovely pond and landscaped garden. In front of the main building at Chicago Botanic Gardens, […]

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FOTD: Delphiniums

For Cee’s FOTD 7/24/19, I am also posting delphiniums (her post reminded me of them!) that I saw at the Chicago Botanic Gardens in May. This is the larger display of delphiniums. The ground cover flowers are foxglove.

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FOTD: Poppies

On a recent visit to the Chicago Botanic Gardens, my friend and I went to see the annual display of poppies. The workers there do a great job of creating an entire field of colorful poppies! It is a joy to see this display every spring! Posted for Cee’s FOTD 6/7/19.

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Question Fun: Time

Rory at A Guy Called Bloke and K9 Doodlepip has a twice weekly series of questions, called “Question Fun.” Today’s topic is ………….. A Question of Time  How often do you actually deep think of time as a concept? Not often, unless my attention is drawn to it – I have read two books recently […]

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FOTD: Yellow Orchids

This is one of the hundreds of orchid species in the world, on display at Chicago Botanic Gardens’ annual orchid show. To see Cee’s beautiful irises and lovely contributions from other bloggers, go to Cee’s FOTD 4/1/19. (And I’m not foolin’!)

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Last Spiky Square!

For this last day of Becky’s Spiky Squares month, I am posting another photo taken in the desert greenhouse at the Chicago Botanic Gardens. I found this month’s challenge to be fun and interesting. I didn’t have a chance to participate as much as I would have liked because, well, LIFE intervened! My spiky desert […]

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