CB&WPC: Small Subjects

The topic for Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge this week is small subjects. These small subjects were all located within a couple blocks of my house. I like to take pictures of things that strike me when I am out walking. I walk to exercise but also to discover. These are some of the […]

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FOTD: Lilacs!

Oh, how gloriously beautiful and fragrant are the lilacs blooming in the spring! I remember taking a May walk once when my son was in elementary school. He had allergies which caused asthma. While I was walking, I came across a blooming lilac bush, its fragrance wafting halfway down the block. I remember thinking that […]

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FOTD & YDWP: Water-Lily Tulip

I saw this flower  yesterday (Tuesday) and thought it was a crocus at first. But its center looks different from a crocus, so I looked it up on my phone app called “Plant Snap.” I found out it is a water-lily tulip! I’d never heard of this before. Anyway, it is pretty! Posted for: Cee’s […]

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CFFC: Walkways I Have Traveled

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 […]

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Lens-Artists Challenge #36: Around the Neighborhood in Des Plaines, Illinois

Lens-Artists’ weekly photo challenge this week is Around the Neighborhood. I selected some photos from my photo archive of the last few years that are “typical” of Des Plaines, Illinois, the Chicago suburb where I live. More and more of these signs have popped up in people’s yards since the beginning of the Trump administration. […]

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FOTD: Tree

This isn’t a flower and I don’t even know what kind of tree this is, but the “buds”(?) on this tree reminded me of pussy willows. I thought it was a delightful sight for December! Posted for Cee’s FOTD 12/22/18.

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