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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CEE’s B&WPC: Faces

I thought the topic for Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge, looks like a face, would be difficult. But actually I had some fun with it! Scary face – Masada, Israel Scrunched up faces – Chicago Botanic Gardens Astonished face – Dr. Evermore’s Forevertron (Wisconsin) “Oops, I need to go to the bathroom” Rorschach face […]

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CFFC: Vibrant Seasons

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge has a series about colors. This week is vibrant colors. Every season of the year has its vibrancy. Autumn, of course, offers the most striking display of vibrant reds, oranges and yellows. Winter has its own vibrancy: the bright lights and colors of Christmas and the sun shining on fresh fallen […]

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RDP: Panoply of Animals

I didn’t set out to collect little animals, but in truth I love collecting little things from different cultures, and animals are universally loved. I have collected small animal figures from Mexico, Brazil, Tanzania and others that I have either acquired or inherited. I tried to fit most of them on one shelf for this […]

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Friday RPD: Absent

Does absence make the heart grow fonder? Absent the ones we love Memories of times gone by An empty house An empty building long ago abandoned Those absent Are what we covet Appreciation grows For those we no longer have, can no longer touch Love grows For our dearly departed A home we had to […]

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Cee’s Oddball Challenge

Cee is back with her oddball challenge! I was scrolling through some old photos looking for something and came across this.¬† I saw it in front of someone’s house in Minocqua, Wisconsin. It was so weird I had to take a picture of it! A discarded item by the curb on trash day (Des Plaines) […]

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Sunday Stills: You’ve Got a Friend

Terri Webster Schrandt’s Sunday Stills this week is to share photos of friends. My grand-nieces Frances (age 3) and Sylvia (age 4) are cousins and (usually) friends. They play together frequently because both live in Madison. Their dolls are also their friends.¬†Marcia and Dee are two friends from my church. We had dinner together in […]

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