Melanie B. Cee hosts the weekly Share Your World challenge; this week with a nod to Halloween! Questions: Where’s the line between respectful disagreement and being downright mean (bullying) to someone? I think it is when insults and name-calling begin. This is not only mean but also indicates that the person disagreeing no longer has […]Read More SYW: On Disagreements, Politicians, Idyllic Gardens and Trick-or-Treating
Granny Shot It’s 11-Day Halloween decorations photo challenge is coming to a close! My contribution today is from our community’s Great Pumpkin Contest! There were 14 entries and below each was a little bag where residents could place their votes for the one they thought was best. It was a very hard decision and several […]Read More It’s Almost Here!
On this cold October day, I went with my sister, her husband, my niece and her boyfriend to visit the very uncrowded Brookfield Zoo! Here and there were whimsical Halloween displays, so I am posting them here for Granny Shot It’s 11-day Halloween Decoration Challenge (Day 10).Read More Halloween Decorations at the Zoo
It’s Day 8 of Granny Shot It’s Halloween Decorations and here are a couple from 2018, taken in Des Plaines, IL:Read More Day 8 of Halloween Decorations
Granny Shot It is having a temporary photo challenge, 11 Days of Halloween Decorations. I took these on a walk today in my Arlington Heights neighborhood.Read More Halloween Decorations: 6 More Days!
…Day 3 of Granny Shot It’s photo challenge. Since I live in a senior community now, I don’t see many Halloween decorations, but I have always loved taking “photo walks” especially in autumn. Here are some decorations that I came across last year in my walks in my former Des Plaines neighborhood.Read More Eleven Days of Halloween Decorations…
We have recently moved, but have not sold our house. Instead we are renting it to our daughter and son-in-law, who LOVE Halloween. I like Halloween but in recent years, we have gotten fewer and fewer trick-or-treaters, plus I have had decorations stolen from the front of my house in the past, so we don’t […]Read More Halloween 11 Day Challenge: Day 2
Granny Shot It is running an 11 day photo challenge with the theme of Halloween. This is Day #1. I saw this house in Chicago yesterday which was way over the top in blow up Halloween decorations.Read More Halloween Eleven Day Challenge
Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge this week has the theme of HANDS. Looking through my photos, I found hands in various positions and engaging in various tasks – hands are seldom idle! Some hands are meant to scare… like on Halloween! Sometimes hands are helpful, pointing out things of interest… Hands demonstrate how to make things… […]Read More CFFC: Busy Hands
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, […]Read More CFFC: Make Me Laugh!