I’m ready for another Share Your World Meets Harry Potter! The Harry Potter questions this week are inspired by The Goblet of Fire, but you don’t have to be a Harry Potter fan to answer them. These questions come from another blogger, Roger Shipp, who is collaborating with Melanie and her Share Your World, which […]Read More SYW/HP: On Haunted Houses, Crowded Concerts, Bell Bottoms, Cockroaches and More…
Ravinia, our outdoor summer concert venue, has cancelled its season this year due to the coronavirus pandemic. Here is a pretty scene of Ravinia from July of last year, for Mind Over Memory’s Sculpture Saturday.Read More Sculpture Saturday: Ravinia
Sound is all around us, both delightful and bothersome. For Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge, Cee continues with her series on the senses. This week it is sense of hearing. I hope you will imagine hearing what I heard when I took these photos. Music – the most wonderful sounds of all… Can you hear the […]Read More CFFC: Do You Hear What I Hear?
Cee continues her season theme in Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge and this week is summer scenes. I could include many more, because summer is my favorite season!Read More CFFC: Summer Scenes
Lens-Artists’ photo challenge for this week is Taking a Break. When the weather is hot (or even when it’s not), it’s always nice to take a break, such as… before a Beach Boys & Ringo Starr concert at Ravinia, young Parisians enjoying a warm afternoon in the sculpture gardens behind the Louvre, after work at […]Read More Summer in the City: Takin’ a Break
Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge has the theme of nature; this week the topic is gardens. Partial view of my garden in late July – there may be a butterfly in there somewhere… In my neighborhood, kind of hidden, is this lovely pond and landscaped garden. In front of the main building at Chicago Botanic Gardens, […]Read More CFFC: Gardens
There are patterns wherever we go. Some are man-made, while others are in nature. Still others are a combination: humans manipulating natural phenomena to create patterns. Anne-Christine of Lens-Artists’ Photo Challenge this week has chosen the theme of patterns. This fountain at Ravinia (outdoor summer music venue north of Chicago) was created by harnessing the […]Read More Lens-Artists Photo Challenge: Patterns
I’m joining Cee on her yellow kick today! I spotted these bright flowers at Ravinia Festival last week. Ravinia is a summer series of concerts of music of all types. There are concerts most every day of the week! You can pay $10 and sit on the lawn. People bring picnics and wine and it’s […]Read More FOTD: Black-eyed Susans