A Photo a Week: Things With Wings

Nancy Merrill’s A Photo a Week challenge this week is Things With Wings. Yesterday a friend and I visited Christkindlmarkt in Chicago – an annual German market that sets up for the holiday season at the Daley Plaza. Someone must have been generous with bird seed to attract this plethora of pigeons! Then today it […]

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Open House Chicago 2018-Part 1

Open House Chicago is an annual event – on a weekend in mid-October, about 250 buildings in the Chicago area are open to visitors. Each has a few volunteers who can tell you about the building. It is sometimes called the “architecture tour” because many of these buildings were built 100+ years ago and some […]

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Tanzanian Nature’s White

Nancy Merrill Photography has a Photo a Week challenge and this week’s theme is “nature’s white.” All of the following were taken from Feb. 6 to Feb. 10 in the Ngorongoro Conservation Area of northern Tanzania. Kori bustard male displaying his “whites”! Zebras are half white… …and many birds are mostly white, like this yellow-billed […]

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A Photo a Week Challenge: Jewel Colors

Nancy Merrill has a Photo a Week Challenge with a theme this week of jewel colors. Sea and sky – sapphire, pearl/mother of pearl, lapis lazuli Décor on a cruise ship – Sapphire, amethyst, ruby, beryl, gypsum, peridot Chicago at night – turquoise, sapphire, onyx Chihuly detail – ruby, sapphire, amethyst, topaz, peridot, garnet, carnelian, […]

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