CFFC: Baby, It’s Cold Outside!

The theme of Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge this week is cold. Very timely, since Chicagoland has had an unseasonably cold November, with our first major snowfall (8 inches where I live) on November 26. Here is how our neighborhood looked (from the comfort of my living room! 🙂 ) that morning. My husband was out with […]

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Quintessential Chicago

Nancy Merrill’s A Photo a Week challenge this week is the word quintessential. She writes: “According to the Merriam Webster Dictionary, quintessential means perfectly typical or representative of a particular kind of person or thing.” Typical Chicago? Skyscrapers, Sears (Now Willis) Tower, Navy Pier, Chicago River, architecture… Chicago skyline, including Willis Tower Chicago skyline with […]

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Stark

Debbie Smyth at Travel With Intent has a weekly photo challenge and the theme this week is stark.  I looked up the meaning of this word and found two basic definitions: 1. bleak, desolate, barren, unadorned 2. standing out in sharp outline Therefore, I chose this picture taken on a late May afternoon in Northern […]

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CB&WPC: Through a Window

Through our car window, we saw this cutie enjoying the ride on a sunny day. Through a window at Shakespeare Theatre at Navy Pier in Chicago, I took this shot of the Ferris wheel at twilight. Through a window in my house during a November thunderstorm, this leaf was plastered onto the glass. Looking through […]

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CFFC: Rain and Rainbows

Taking photos when it’s raining often produces surprising results. A rainstorm started one Labor Day weekend when we were driving on the expressway in the early evening. With the help of a windshield and lights outside, it made for interesting swirls and patterns. Looking through the windshield at the traffic ahead of us: Rain on the […]

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