Square Up: Abandoned

There were some buildings in downtown Des Plaines that were going to be demolished in order to build a new mixed-use complex. I snapped a few photos of these boarded up and locked up buildings. Vacant buildings, once someone’s home or workplace… …now abandoned. Once a thriving community of monks and pilgrims in Egypt, now […]

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Looking Up! Part 2

More views looking up at what is above us for Becky’s January Square Up Challenge! Sometimes we see trees against a brilliant blue sky in spring: Perhaps there’s a birdhouse – or two – in the tree: Looking up at towering monuments against the blue sky: Looking up at animals who live above us:

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L-APC: The Alphabet

The Alphabet starts with “A” and that is the subject of Lens-Artists’ photo challenge this week, starting appropriately with the amazing letter A! I have a file of letter-shaped things. I got the idea for it when I saw this cute little ladder in our neighborhood and immediately thought of the letter A! My brother-in-law […]

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Truthful Tuesday: Hobbies & Obsessions

Welcome to another edition of PCGuyIV’s Truthful Tuesday! Here is the question for this week:With the exception of blogging (assuming it’s a hobby and not your profession), do you have any unique hobbies or pastimes? UNIQUE?? Hmmm….I don’t think any of my hobbies are particularly unique. I like to write, draw, blog, read, garden…these are […]

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Kinda Square: Markets

I’m back after a bit of a hiatus from blogging and participating in this challenge, so this time I’m including multiple photos for Becky’s October KindaSquare challenge, because there are many different KINDs of markets around the world!

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CFFC: Green & Orange

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge continues with its color series. This week the colors are orange and green separately or combined. These combos were taken at the Park Ridge Farmer’s Market. My zinnias in the full bloom of summer Ripening tomatoes A tree in the process of turning into fall color Lovebirds in Tanzania Entrance to […]

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