SYW Holiday Edition: On Beating the Holiday Blues, Jolly Jolt, Jesus’ Birth, and Christmas Music

Melanie’s weekly Share Your World this week is about celebration of the winter holidays. Questions: What’s your remedy for the Holiday blues? Sing carols or if singing is not your thing, listen to cheerful holiday music. Go to a light show at your local botanic garden or zoo or wherever there is a holiday light […]

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December Squares: Ugly Sweater Time!

Becky is hosting her December Month of Squares with the subject time. It’s that time of year to attend holiday parties – get out your “ugly Christmas sweater!” Wearing “ugly Christmas sweaters” to a holiday party has become an American holiday tradition. So much so that now stores are marketing ugly sweaters and other garish […]

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CFFC: Vibrant Seasons

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge has a series about colors. This week is vibrant colors. Every season of the year has its vibrancy. Autumn, of course, offers the most striking display of vibrant reds, oranges and yellows. Winter has its own vibrancy: the bright lights and colors of Christmas and the sun shining on fresh fallen […]

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One of these things…

Nancy Merrill’s A Photo a Week challenge this week is based on a song from Sesame Street: One of these things just doesn’t belong. The Three Kings and …?  All old Amsterdam buildings have things in common, but one in this group is different from the others.Two gazelles and one mischievous monkey…Ancient Chinese mirrors

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