I did not have a chance to post my Saturday cat photo yesterday. Then today I was looking through a box of very old photos – from the early 1980s! I found several of my (half) Manx cat named Jóia, who died in 1992. Here she is in 1984. This must have been in the […]Read More Caturday on Sunday! Joia (1976-1992)
My cat loves it when I brush her with this brush. For her, it’s like a massage. Afterward, I pull the fluffy fur out of the brush, but often I get pricked with this spiky brush! Ouch! As you can see from this photo, I often don’t get ALL the fur out! The brush doesn’t […]Read More Spiky Squares: Cat Brush
Lens-Artists’ weekly photo challenge this week is Around the Neighborhood. I selected some photos from my photo archive of the last few years that are “typical” of Des Plaines, Illinois, the Chicago suburb where I live. More and more of these signs have popped up in people’s yards since the beginning of the Trump administration. […]Read More Lens-Artists Challenge #36: Around the Neighborhood in Des Plaines, Illinois
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, […]Read More CFFC: Make Me Laugh!
Lens Artist Photo Challenge this week is Time to Relax. It’s time to relax when classes are over for the school year. It’s time to relax after having lunch on Mother’s Day. It’s time to relax on a hot day when you have nothing to do but immerse yourself in a cool pond with your […]Read More Lens Artists Challenge: Time to Relax
Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge theme this week is Kindness and Caring. There are many ways to show we care. Kindness to animals Kindness to children Kindness to a spouseRead More CFFC: Acts of Kindness
I love the questions for Cee’s Share Your World challenge this week! So I’ve written my responses: If you had to have your vision corrected would you rather: glasses or contacts? Or what do you use if you need to have your vision corrected? I wear glasses. I used to wear contacts but it got […]Read More SYW: Of cats, sons, and houses
The ducks were like pets (Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge) at the last school I worked. There was a great view of them from the windows of the cafeteria. Every spring a mother duck would fly into an enclosed courtyard. There she would lay her eggs, incubate them, and when they hatched, teach her ducklings about […]Read More Cee’s FFC: Pets – The story of a family of ducks