WWE #27: West Lake Tales

A lot of my photos lately (only with my cell phone, unfortunately – I don’t generally take my big camera on walks with me) have been taken at “West Lake” – which is more of a pond, but here at our senior community it is called a lake. In these pandemic times, the most active […]

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Lens-Artists #90: Distance

Lens-Artists #90 photo challenge invites us to explore the theme of distance, especially the ways in which we are practicing physical distance from our friends and neighbors: we are all in this together despite needing to avoid each other physically. Please share with us the creative ways you’ve found to address your need to connect […]

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BOTD: Canada Geese (Impromptu)

For Granny Shot It’s Bird of the Day today, I just had to post this photo I snapped with my cell phone from our car, (which is why it isn’t a great photo!) when we were temporarily prevented from finding a parking space at a restaurant this evening by this pair of Canada geese. They […]

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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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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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