Amy at Lens-Artists this week invites us to explore the topic of narrow. In my travels to “old” places – places built when there were no cars or crowds of tourists -I explored (or declined to explore) many narrow streets and other passageways. Places like Old Town Tallinn, Estonia (where I got lost due to […]Read More Lens-Artists #84: Narrow Passageways
For Becky’s Month of Squares: In the Pink, here is a rusted,well-used truck, parked on a street near where I live. It obviously has seen better days – but hey, it still runs okay! – and maybe it was pinker when it was new! 🙂Read More Month of Squares: Working Truck
Feb. 5, 2018 Tarangire National Park, Day 2: WP Weekly Photo Challenge this week is “I’d Rather Be…” Back in the winter (although admittedly mild) weather in Chicago, I look back on our sojourn to Tanzania with longing, as I do with any trip we take, so I’d Rather Be Traveling. I’d rather be riding […]Read More WPC: Hit the Road!
Saturday. Feb. 3. 2018 Today, our first full day in Tanzania, I awoke to a loud, animal sound, “Brau, brau, brau, brau, brau, brau, brau!” I didn’t know what it was but found out it was one of the colobus monkeys that hangs around our lodgings, Rivertrees Country Inn. I got lost looking for the […]Read More Tanzania Safari Journal: A hike and a drive in Arusha National Park
Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge continues its alphabet with the letter W. The requirements are that the word starts with w and has at least two vowels. Windows with wrought iron bars (Antigua, Guatemala) willow trees (Chicago Botanic Gardens) wheels (Bicycle with folding chairs, Quebec City, Canada) warhead or weapon (Minuteman Missile National Historic Site, South […]Read More CFFC: Double-U
On our recent trip to North and South Dakota, our first stop was in Fargo. There is an open-air museum in West Fargo called “Bonanzaville” where, after touring the indoor part of the museum with an eclectic mix of historical objects, you can wander down streets lined with historic buildings meant to resemble a frontier […]Read More CFFC: Where’s the Fire??