April Squares 28: Museum of Glass

The Museum of Glass in Tacoma has an interesting, modernist design. It was designed by Canadian architect Arthur Erickson, his first art museum. He started working on the building in 2000 and in 2001 the building was completed. At the top of the building, shaped like an angled cone, is the hot shop, where visitors […]

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Thursday Doors: Tacoma

I don’t think I ever posted these photos of doors in Tacoma, Washington – most of them taken while in the car, so I wasn’t able to be too discerning about the photography. Anyway, for Norm’s Thursday Doors, here are doors in downtown Tacoma.

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On the Hunt for Joy: Shades & Hues

Cee’s On the Hunt for Joy challenge continues with this week’s topic: color code. She says: This one is all about color and keeping the same color or hues together. Tip from Ingrid Fetell Lee: Color-code: Organizing by color brings instant harmony to your bookshelf or your closet. The best photos I’ve taken that are […]

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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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Pull Up a Seat Challenge

I have not participated in XingfuMama’s Pull Up a Seat Photo Challenge in awhile. So here goes! At holiday light show, Lightscape, Chicago Botanic Gardens Glass sculptures made by schoolchildren, Museum of Glass, Tacoma, WA The following three are miniatures, from Whimsical Wonderland, an annual display/fair/competition of miniatures. Choir seat, with unique carving (you’d pull […]

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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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