CFFC: Yellow

The topic of Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge this week is yellow. Yellow building – Regensburg, Germany Yellow rose – Chicago, IL 1st Presbyterian Church light fixture – Evanston, IL Sunset at an outdoor concert – Elk Grove Village, IL Brookfield Zoo entrance – Brookfield/Chicago, IL Fish – Brookfield Zoo Autumn color reflected in a pond […]

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CFFC: Make Me Laugh!

The theme for Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge this week is: Funny. I looked through my photos to see which ones really made me laugh. Here’s what I came up with. Fish mailbox (Dempster Ave., Des Plaines) Speaking of fish, here are fish and duck Toby jugs: Dog Toby jugs: (If you are scratching your head, […]

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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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WPC: Solid and liquid H2O in Alaska

WordPress’ Weekly Photo Challenge this week is on the subject of H2O (water). Here’s my take on it: Reflection in water:  The native peoples of the Pacific Northwest carve beautiful images in wood and on totem poles. Many of their designs are symmetrical. Perhaps they were representing what the water looks like on a day […]

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Matthew 4: 12-23 – commentary

I was inspired by this reading, which I was able to examine closely and take notes about, since I was the scripture reader today. Matthew 4 is about the beginning of Jesus’ ministry. Here’s the passage in its entirety: Matthew 4:12-23 12Now when Jesus heard that John had been arrested, he withdrew to Galilee. 13He […]

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Chorrillos and Villa El Salvador

June 25, 2008 Interesting day today! After breakfast, Boris handed us over at 9 am to our guide for the morning, Nieves. Only one person, Pat, went on the excursion to the Nazca Lines. A few others stayed behind to enjoy the day on their own. Carol, Christe, Val, Sharon, Charlie, Jayme, Dale and I […]

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