I love taking photos of street art, and I have often posted my photos. This is a selection of street art that I photographed but never have had occasion to post before, submitted for Lens-Artists’ weekly challenge: Street Art. Great topic!! Turtle made of tire rims, Dunseith, North Dakota Murals, Dubuque, Iowa Sculptures, Chicago, Illinois […]Read More Lens-Artists Photo Challenge: Street Art
Frank at Dutch Goes the Photo has a Tuesday challenge and the theme this week is field. Last year in May, we took a road trip to the Dakotas. It was our first visit to North Dakota. Fields are ubiquitous in North Dakota – wide fields of planted crops or endless prairie. Some fields harbor […]Read More Fields of Ancestors
Frank Jansen at Dutch Goes the Photo has a Tuesday Photo Challenge. This week the topic is wind. Depending on how it’s pronounced it’s either a noun or a verb. Here are a few of each. Glacier winding down a mountain at Glacier Bay National Park, AlaskaAt Glacier Bay National Park, a steward came around […]Read More Tuesday Photo Challenge: Winding & Windy
WordPress’s Weekly Photo Challenge is liquid. Raindrop: Microcosm Fluidity: Still water peace Wave: Ocean in motion Liquor Aqua: Water is life Reflection: Moisture in air’s reflection on lakeBuoyancy: floating on water Frozen liquid: dripping Rainbow: Moisture refracted, light dispersedWater cycle: Condensation Fog is but a cloud that touches the earth. Water = LifeRead More WPC: Aqueous
Ways to go up and down outside is Cee’s theme this week for her Fun Foto Challenge. I think I would be too chicken to go up in a hot air balloon, but an enclosed cable car or funicular is fun. Many of the people going from upper to lower (or vice versa) Quebec opt […]Read More CFFC: Up and Down We Wander
Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge this week is the letter U – must have both an ‘o’ and a ‘u’ in the word. Round Fountains Mountain Clouds Consumers Couple Spouse Dungeon The Old Exchange and Provost Dungeon, Charleston, SC. It was built by […]Read More CFFC: Oh, you!!
The Daily Post Weekly Photo Challenge this week is ascend. If I were a bird, I would spread my wings and fly! Since humans have no wings, we have created other ways to go up… Escalators at Ogilvie Transportation Center in Chicago (two of these go down, one goes up) Circular stairways at Grand Ave. […]Read More WPC: Going Up?
My grand-nephew Nicholas (picture taken several years ago; Nicholas is now 21.) Not only is he handsome but he’s a talented musician also! November nature display in my neighborhood A Nissan in Nicaragua Northern Lights on an Alaskan night Native American culture at the North Dakota Cultural Center (Bismarck, ND) (More about the North […]Read More CFFC: N is for…
The Bismarck State Capitol is unlike most others. Built in 1934 in Art Deco style, it is in fact a 15-story building, rather ordinary looking, but it’s the tallest building in Bismarck! There is one elevator you can take to the Skydeck, which is actually the 18th level, but only 15 of the floors are readily […]Read More CB&WPC: Bismarck: State Capitol Building
Reading the book North Dakota Curious, I was intrigued by the references to two Jewish cemeteries in North Dakota. Jewish pioneer settlements were mainly in two rural areas of North Dakota: Wishek/Ashley in the southeast produced two relatively famous (or infamous?) people – Ted Mann (founder of Mann theater chain) and David Berman (notorious gangster […]Read More CFFC: Jews on the Prairie