BOTD: Girl With Ducks

I took this photo in Sweden in 2015 and it’s one of my favorites! I saw this little girl at the edge of a lake, holding a leaf, fascinated by the ducks swimming nearby. Posted for Granny Shot It’s BOTD 9/10/19.

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BOTD: Duck Family

I posted a couple of days ago a family of swans out for a stroll in our new community. Here is a duck family that shares the same pond, heading back to it after a walk. (The ducks are all adults now, but since there are so many of them together all the time, I […]

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CFFC: Things People Play With

The topic this week for Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge is Things People Play With. (I apply the term “Play with” rather loosely! 🙂 ) Discarded Barbie Leaf and Ducks – Sweden Carnival Ride and Blow-up Slide, Des Plaines Fall Fest 18th century doctor’s tools, Des Plaines Fall Fest Blocks, Des Plaines Fall Fest Visitors try […]

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CFFC: Duck, Duck, Goose…and Loon

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge this week is the children’s game “Duck Duck Goose.” A mother duck took up residence in the courtyard of the last school I worked at. She nested there, safe from land predators, and every spring both teachers and students enjoyed watching her walking around with her little ones around her from […]

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My 5K, October 26, 2015

I joined Automattic’s Worldwide WP 5K 2015!  I took a route I use often, which I know is a bit over 3 miles (5K). Here’s my story: It’s 4:30 on a late October afternoon – the perfect time to go for a walk on this beautiful fall day! The colors are gorgeous, further enhanced by […]

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