The Last Leaf (Mr. Caldarelli and van Gogh art) OLD POST FROM 2014

REBLOG of an old post from 2014  __ I was looking outside yesterday at the privacy trees we quickly planted along the back fence.  I was amazed at how one of the tall Maples still has most of its crumpled fall leaves.  Here it is….  late winter…. and the leaves are STILL hanging on each branch. Maybe … More The Last Leaf (Mr. Caldarelli and van Gogh art) OLD POST FROM 2014

Build, Understand, Rebuild, Smooth Sailing (Atomic Habits Book Review)

The October Lines and Squares Photograph Challenge is moving right along (here).  Here is my entry for today: BOOK CONNECTIONS Don’t you love it when blog world meets the real world? That happened to me again this weekend.  Erica, the host of Behind the Scenery blog (here) likes some of the nonfiction authors that I … More Build, Understand, Rebuild, Smooth Sailing (Atomic Habits Book Review)

Candid Street Shots (Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #66)

The Lens-Artists Photo Challenge this week invited bloggers to share candid photos of people or animals (here) For my entry this week. I chose some photos taken in one afternoon last month. Ready?   These next two are for Life of B’s Squares and lines this month (here) And just for fun – a rather candid … More Candid Street Shots (Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #66)

Thursday Doors (& Poetry book by Charly Priest)

Hello Readers – To join in with Norm’s Thursday Doors I have some black and white from an old hotel in Richmond, Virginia.  PART 2: POETRY BOOK Charly Priest’s (here) has his poetry book on Amazon (HERE) and on Kindle here CP’s old post is HERE _____________________________________________________________ Remember: P R I O R H O … More Thursday Doors (& Poetry book by Charly Priest)

Breaking Bad: El Camino Movie (PROS & CONS)

***Warning – this post contains a few spoilers*** Good afternoon readers, Recently watched El Camino, the new Breaking Bad movie (here).  NOT too inspired. Why? The movie felt like two or three episodes of Breaking Bad where they wrapped up loose ends from the series. Not strong enough to be a movie. The ending “could” … More Breaking Bad: El Camino Movie (PROS & CONS)

Filling the Frame in Alabama (Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #66)

The Lens-Artists Photo Challenge this week invited bloggers to “fill the frame” (here) For my entry, I have more photos from Alabama. First, this flower from a rest area: Let’s fill the frame as Patti suggested: An employee saw me taking a photo of that first flower. She went out of her way to come over … More Filling the Frame in Alabama (Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #66)

Pioneer Museum of Alabama (Post 2 of 2) Old Train, Old Car, and Reusable Bags Made from Jeans

Becky’s Square Photo Challenge this month is all about LINES (here) and to join in again, I have a second post about the Pioneer Museum of Alabama  (here).  Let’s start with this photo of Engine #14 and the RR crossing sign.  Did you know that Charles Dickens almost died in a train accident? The Staplehurst Railway Accident happened on … More Pioneer Museum of Alabama (Post 2 of 2) Old Train, Old Car, and Reusable Bags Made from Jeans

Pioneer Museum of Alabama (Post 1 of 2) Stick Art, Doors, Grapette Soda Sign

October means Becky’s Square Photograph Challenge is back and this month is all about LINES (here).  To start off the square challenge, I have photos from the Pioneer Museum of Alabama (website is here) __ First, square photos.  Next, the rest of the photos  __ Those old coke bottles and the old sign with “Grapette Soda, Thirsty or Not” Reminded me of an … More Pioneer Museum of Alabama (Post 1 of 2) Stick Art, Doors, Grapette Soda Sign

Florida, The Sunshine State (Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #65)

The Lens-Artists Photo Challenge this week is hosted by Tina and she invited bloggers to “Pick a Place” Author side note – if you are a Game of Thrones fan, you might want to check out Amy’s Croatia Post (here). I finally watched GOT and  it was quite the experience (and yes, I fast forwarded some … More Florida, The Sunshine State (Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #65)

Thursday Doors from Church Hill, Virginia (Gentrification Underway)

Hello Readers, bringing you to Church Hill, Virginia for a Thursday Doors post.  Church Hill is a small neighborhood east of downtown Richmond, Virginia. Church Hill is where Patrick Henry gave his “Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death” speech. Church Hill is also where the largest Civil War hospital was located – over in Chimborazo Park In the … More Thursday Doors from Church Hill, Virginia (Gentrification Underway)