I have had many opportunities lately to feel nostalgic, mainly because we are preparing to move to a senior community in six months, so we have to drastically downsize. This means going through boxes in the basement that haven’t been touched in decades! I have found old photos of myself and my family from the […]Read More Your Daily Word Prompt: Nostalgic
Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge this week is about the sidewalks, trails and walkways we walk on, usually without thinking much about them. Rio de Janeiro is famous for its wide sidewalks with mosaic designs – common places to walk, jog, and meet – and play with dogs. (Nove. 2016) In July of 2017, we spent […]Read More CFFC: Walkways I Have Traveled
Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge this week is photos capturing people unaware, in other words, candid shots., reminding me of that old TV show, Candid Camera. Visitor on a rocking horse outside Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam Women in Arusha, Tanzania A Chicago Sinfonietta concert patron tries out the sitar during intermission at Symphony Hall in Chicago… […]Read More CFFC: You’re On Candid Camera!
For Becky’s Month of Squares, In the Pink, I’m going with a recurring theme of flamingos! This setup was for alumni to take their own photos, with props, at my high school reunion. It also is a photographic representation of Your Daily Word Prompt, eclectic.Read More Month of Squares: Eclectic Flamingos?
I was recently at a reunion at my high school, Verde Valley School, in Sedona, Arizona. This photo was taken off a patio of the girls’ dorm. Posted for Lens Artist Photo Challenge with the theme of blue. I end with one of my favorite blues songs, by B.B. King. It was in high school […]Read More Blue and the Blues at VVS
Debbie at Travel With Intent has a challenge called Six Word Saturday. This is my first time participating. Here’s the scoop: Do come and join us in our Saturday six-word musings. I’ll admit that many of us openly break the numeric rule and share far more words (all excellent of course!) so the key rule […]Read More Even the Rocks Are Not Immortal
Originally posted on The happy Quitter!:
If you look at the world map, you will see that Europe is rather small. I grew up 10 minutes away from the Italian border, could drive to Germany in about 2 hours and Switzerland, Lichtenstein, Czech Republic and Hungary were just a few hundred kilometers away. Different cultures, different languages…
June 8, 2015 V is for Vacation, a teacher’s favorite word! I admit that having summers off was an incentive for me to go into teaching. However, teaching is way too challenging and exhausting for that to be the appeal for long! Teachers look forward to their vacations as much as their students do. Most […]Read More ABC COUNTDOWN TO RETIREMENT: V is for Vacation
Today’s prompt: A song comes on the radio and instantly, you’re transported to a different time and place. Which song(s) bring back memories for you and why? Be sure to mention the song, and describe the memory it evokes. Hello Good-bye by the Beatles is probably the most evocative because to this day it brings […]Read More Daily Prompt: High School Memories