CFFC: Green & Orange

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge continues with its color series. This week the colors are orange and green separately or combined. These combos were taken at the Park Ridge Farmer’s Market. My zinnias in the full bloom of summer Ripening tomatoes A tree in the process of turning into fall color Lovebirds in Tanzania Entrance to […]

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FOTD: Sunflower

Cee Neuner has had to evacuate from her home in Canby, Oregon, to her sister’s in Idaho. The fires are raging in Oregon! I don’t know if she will post FOTD today or not, but I am posting this in her honor – we’re thinking of you, Cee, and happy you are safe!

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Thursday Doors: A Charming Bakery

I haven’t participated in Thursday Doors lately, since I rarely go anywhere where there are interesting doors. But last week was my sister’s birthday and we went to Highland Park to visit her daughter. My sister had heard of a Caribbean restaurant in nearby Highwood called El Burén, where there are Cuban and Puerto Rican […]

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CFFC: What Noses Smell

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge this week continues with the senses. This week it is the sense of smell. Swan noses are two thin parallel slits on their bills. Cows smell the grass and feed they eat. Cats’ noses… smell everything they encounter as they explore anything new…. …a birthday cake or …someone’s jacket. Cats are […]

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CFFC: Yummy!!!

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge continues exploring the senses; this week it is tasting. We have 5 basic type of tastes registered by our taste buds: bitter, salty, sour, sweet and savory. Sometimes fat is considered a 6th taste. The American diet contains a lot of processed foods, which add salt to them – salt is […]

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SquareTops: Antlers

For Becky’s #SquareTops challenge today, here is a chandelier – which is at the top of a restaurant (right? You have to look up to see it!) – made from antlers. My husband and I have a monthly dinner group and each month, one of the members picks the restaurant. This was at Claim Jumper, […]

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Len-Artists: Reflections of…

Guest host Shower of Blessings has given us the theme for Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #87: Reflections. My car is a source of several types of reflections: Reflections of holiday lights on its hood Light from its headlights reflecting on snowfall An image in its driver’s side mirror (Rocky Mountain National Park) Bodies of water are […]

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