Questions: What’s the tallest building you’ve been to the top of? Sears Tower (now officially Willis Tower, but Chicagoans still call it Sears Tower) – 104 floors! I went up by elevator but my 78-year-old brother-in-law climbs the stairs to the top once a year! Amazing! What do you do to keep fit?Not enough, especially […]Read More SYW: Skyscrapers, Keeping Fit, and U.S. Politics
Monday = Melanie’s Share Your World! Here are the questions: When was the last time you tried something new? How did that go for you?This would have to be before Covid. Last year, our library book club read a book called The Lager Queen of Minnesota. It was about three generations of women in a […]Read More SYW: On Beer, Age, Dead Bodies & Halloween
I guess I’m a bit late on this one, but here it is anyway – Lens-Artists Photo Challenge of the season of autumn. Autumn means… Fall colors and even some flowers Halloween And my favorite: family time at ThanksgivingRead More LAPC: Autumnal Memories
Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge continues with her color series and this week is WHITE. Snow white Flowery white Bridal white (two weddings) Swan white Architectural white (two styles in Amsterdam) Somber white (American Cemetery, Omaha Beach, Normandy, France) Leisure white Lawn ornament white Prickly white Styrofoam whiteRead More CFFC: White Is…
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…