What a Nuisance!

This is the Word of the Day prompt, whose host defines this term thus: GABBLE-RATCHET. As well as being an old English dialect word for a noisy child, a gabble-ratchet is any nocturnal bird (particularly geese) that makes a lot of noise at night, once considered to be an ill omen. I was attracted to this […]

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CFFC: Nature’s Patterns

Patterns are everywhere in nature. Indeed, humans have imitated nature in creating patterns. Patterns in Nature is the wonderful topic for Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge this week. Flowers make many patterns. I love photographing mushrooms, which appear in many shapes and sizes. Tree branches, leaves and trunks make their own complex patterns. It is always […]

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Thursday Doors: Holiday Doors

Dan at No Facilities is now hosting Thursday Doors. Yesterday and today, Dale and I walked the halls of the apartment building here, working on a scavenger hunt of Christmas decorations that residents have put up. There’s also a door decorating contest! Here are some of the doors we saw yesterday. The most amazing thing […]

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CB&WPC: Birds

Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge this week is birds. Cee says: Remember your photos needs to be black and white, desaturated, sepia (brown tones) or selective color.

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L-APC: The Alphabet

The Alphabet starts with “A” and that is the subject of Lens-Artists’ photo challenge this week, starting appropriately with the amazing letter A! I have a file of letter-shaped things. I got the idea for it when I saw this cute little ladder in our neighborhood and immediately thought of the letter A! My brother-in-law […]

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