FOTD: Roses for Valentine’s Day

Here is a collection of red roses in honor of Valentine’s Day. Here’s my brother-in-law’s quartet serenading (actually, this was a photo opp after they did the serenade!) a couple during dinner tonight. When they do singing valentines, they always give the lady a red rose! Cee’s FOTD 2/14/20.  Happy Valentine’s Day!

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Ailurophile in Mourning

I am an ailurophile, which is someone who loves cats! A few days ago, we lost one of our grandcats, our daughter’s geriatric and crotchety Siamese, Fu. In spite of her prickly personality and in general bad temper, I was so sad to hear of her passing! In her old age, it seemed to me […]

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The Changing Seasons, Jan. 2020

A NEW CHALLENGE! Here’s what the host, Su Leslie, has to say about it: “About The Changing Seasons The Changing Seasons is a monthly challenge where bloggers around the world share what’s been happening in their month. If you would like to join in, here are the guidelines: The Changing Seasons Version One (photographic): Each […]

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Lens-Artists: On Display

Lens-Artists’ photo challenge #76 is On Display. When I go abroad, one of the fun things I like to do is wander around markets, supermarkets and malls. In Israel last January, we spent two days in a suburb of Tel Aviv where we visited a supermarket… …and a rather run-down mall. At the Naschmarkt in […]

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WWE: Mystery on Frozen Pond

In mid November, I was walking around our campus on a frigid day, and noticed some blobs on one of our frozen ponds. From a distance with the naked eye, it looked like ducks frozen in place with their heads sticking out of the water. Of course, I knew it couldn’t be that – probably […]

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A Photo a Week: Brown

I once wrote an essay about brown (part of my series about colors). It maligns the color, however – actually things I personally associated with it – so I am not going to include it here. In fact, like in Nancy Merrill’s challenge A Photo a Week, I also associate brown with Thanksgiving. My first […]

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CFFC: Red

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge this week is the color RED.  These red items are mostly from my travels. Excerpts from my color essay on red are included. Red says, “Look at me!” And we do because red stands out. Many flowers are red – tulips, roses, dahlias and many others can be red – maybe these […]

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