CFFC: Mostly Monochrome

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge continues with the theme of colors. This week the topic is basically one  color or hue. This photo was not shot nor edited black & white. The trees and clouds actually looked like this on a spring day in northern Wisconsin. Turtles at The Grove visitors’ center, Mt. Prospect, IL Chinese […]

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Lens-Artists Challenge #36: Around the Neighborhood in Des Plaines, Illinois

Lens-Artists’ weekly photo challenge this week is Around the Neighborhood. I selected some photos from my photo archive of the last few years that are “typical” of Des Plaines, Illinois, the Chicago suburb where I live. More and more of these signs have popped up in people’s yards since the beginning of the Trump administration. […]

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Walk in the Woods

All across the Chicago area are forest preserves with walking/biking trails, picnic areas, etc. Last Thursday was a cool, but sunny, beautiful fall day for a walk in the woods!   The trees were brightly dressed in their finest fall colors. We saw two women standing in the woods and soon realized what they were […]

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Thursday’s Special: Fall

I am joining Paula’s Thursday Special weekly challenge with the theme of fall. Yesterday, my hubby and I had a meeting to go to in Wheaton, a western suburb of Chicago, so beforehand we decided to take a walk at Danada Forest Preserve in Wheaton. The forest preserve is part of the county’s larger forest […]

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