Artful Photos: Soviet Art

If you would like to share artwork you have photographed or created, please include a link to your blog in the comments! I would love to see the art other bloggers have admired!Ā  In early January, Dale and I went to the Chicago Art Institute, to see a couple of temporary exhibits. One of them […]

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CFFC: Oh, you!!

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 […]

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FoTD: Peterhof Flowers

I was looking through some of my pictures of Russia for another challenge, and came across photos I took at Peterhof, Peter the Great’s country estate outside St. Petersburg, Russia, full of fountains and gardens. I don’t know what kind of flowers these are but I love the color variety in them! Cee’s Flower of […]

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St. Petersburg (part 1): Two Palaces – Why Russia Had a Revolution

August 11-12, 2015 Catherine’s Palace Itā€™s no wonder there was a revolution in Russia, I couldnā€™t help thinking when we toured the opulent and ostentatious Catherineā€™s Palace. Some of it was beautiful; some of it was garish. All of it was obviously extremely expensive. Catherineā€™s Palace was a gift from Peter the Great to his […]

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