CFFC: Feet, Legs, and Paws

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge this week is: feet and/or legs – I’ve added paws! My niece shows off the clogs she got for her birthday in April. Chinese Foo Dog paw crushing her “baby” underfoot (in front of House of Szechwan Restaurant in Des Plaines, IL) . This has some symbolism. Foo dogs are typically […]

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Your Daily Word Prompt: Nostalgic

I have had many opportunities lately to feel nostalgic, mainly because we are preparing to move to a senior community in six months, so we have to drastically downsize. This means going through boxes in the basement that haven’t been touched in decades! I have found old photos of myself and my family from the […]

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CFFC: Busy Hands

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… […]

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CFFC: Make Me Laugh!

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, […]

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Sunday Stills: You’ve Got a Friend

Terri Webster Schrandt’s Sunday Stills this week is to share photos of friends. My grand-nieces Frances (age 3) and Sylvia (age 4) are cousins and (usually) friends. They play together frequently because both live in Madison. Their dolls are also their friends.┬áMarcia and Dee are two friends from my church. We had dinner together in […]

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WPC: Making the Temporary Permanent

The Weekly Photo Challenge theme this week is Temporary. Nature’s beauty has an element of permanence, in that there is always beauty to appreciate at any time of year and the fact that the seasons come and go and nature “repeats itself.” Still, in spite of this repetition, none of nature’s beauties are ever exactly […]

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CFFC: Happy

The theme for Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge this week is Happy. Here is a slideshow of some happy memories of this year with family and friends. My grand-niece, Sylvia, eating ice cream Dale & I at the Corn Palace in Mitchell, SD Rosie playing with her mom, my niece Julia My niece, Allie, gets kisses […]

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CB&WPC: Candid Family Fun

For Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge with the theme Candid, I remember good times with family members this past July in Wisconsin. We rented two lodges from Black’s Cliff Resort on Lower Kaubashine Lake, near Hazelhurst for a week. Oh, yes, family fun time also fits into Becca’s Nurturing Thursday! Here are some memorable […]

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