CFFC: Touching

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge is on a series exploring the senses. This week it is the sense of touch. Touching each other is something many people miss during this pandemic, where we are told to stay 6 feet away from others and not to touch our face! In fact, handshaking as a form of greeting […]

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CFFC: Winter Scenes

Sometimes it snows here in winter; sometimes it doesn’t. But it always gets cold! Fall, winter and spring can be unpredictable! Here are some of my favorite winter photos, posted for Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge – winter scenes. This is our new house on Halloween – our first major snowfall of the year (that day […]

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January Square 7: Holiday Lights

More holiday lights for Becky’s January Square challenge! This was taken at North School Park in Arlington Heights (a few other, non-square photos of the same place follow!), which every year has an impressive holiday light display. The first photo is of a rotating display to represent a couple dancing.

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CFFC: Mostly Monochrome

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge continues with the theme of colors. This week the topic is basically one  color or hue. This photo was not shot nor edited black & white. The trees and clouds actually looked like this on a spring day in northern Wisconsin. Turtles at The Grove visitors’ center, Mt. Prospect, IL Chinese […]

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One Word Sunday: Overlap

Travel with Intent has a photo challenge, One Word Sunday, and this week the topic is overlap. Overlapping turtles – at this nature preserve, the main visitor center is undergoing renovation, so the small animals are now confined to a much smaller space until the work is complete. Overlapping bricks – Tacoma, WA Chinese Reconciliation […]

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CFFC: Pastel Colors

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge continues with her color series – this week it is pastel colors. Some flowers are bright, while others have muted colors. Most marigolds are bright, but these are soft yellow and white. Dahlias come in all colors – some are bright, some are light. Artists experiment with all kinds of color […]

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WWE: Clearwater Park

There is a lovely park near here, known as Clearwater Park. It’s a great place to walk, on a sloping path that loops around the edges of the park, which contains two ponds. In the ponds there is often wildlife – ducks, geese, herons and egrets. These photos were taken in a late afternoon in […]

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