TOP PHOTOS OF 2019 (Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #77) WOODSTOCK, GERBERA DAISY, CAKE, FRIENDS, DOGGY

  Patti invites bloggers to share some favorite photos of 2019 for Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #77 Patti shared words to connect to her photos and so I borrowed the idea: ~ THE THEME FOR THIS POST IS PAUSE, LOOK, AND SEE – BECAUSE THAT IS WHAT 2019 WAS TO ME.  __     __  _ Happy New year Everyone…. CARE TO … More TOP PHOTOS OF 2019 (Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #77) WOODSTOCK, GERBERA DAISY, CAKE, FRIENDS, DOGGY

STREET SHOTS HOLIDAY EDITION (2020 Countdown Day 23)

Hello Readers – For day 23 of the Countdown to 2020, I have some holiday street shots.   __   __       _____________________________________________________________ Thanks for dropping by. Any thoughts on the street shots?   Have one you extra like or dislike? Top ones for me – #1 (little girl with cards) #4 – Bringing home the reindeer, and #7 … More STREET SHOTS HOLIDAY EDITION (2020 Countdown Day 23)

BOOK: Towards the Light and The Mad Quest by Trent P. McDonald (and Peanuts Comics)

Hello Readers, I wanted to share my top three takeaways from Trent McDonald’s book, Towards the Light and The Mad Quest: Two Novellas – on sale here at Amazon  Last April, I featured Trent’s book cover – here –   because the artwork reminded me of a painting by Forthemo: Well today it is time to briefly … More BOOK: Towards the Light and The Mad Quest by Trent P. McDonald (and Peanuts Comics)

Photos from Daily Walks Part 3 (2020 Countdown 20 & 21)

FOR Days 20 and 21 of the Countdown to 2020 – more photos from “Walking out 2020” (Part 1  and Part 2).   Today’s photos also connect to a few thoughts this week.  Photo 1: Winter Solistice Photo 6: Condom Circle Photo 7: Birdbath and Think of Others More Photo 8: HOY –  “Heavy on You”     __ … More Photos from Daily Walks Part 3 (2020 Countdown 20 & 21)

Photos from Daily Walks Part 2 (2020 Countdown 19 of 31)

FOR Day 19 of 31 of the countdown to 2020 – I have more photos from “Walking out 2020” (Go here to read about this goal and go here to see Part 1 of photos from daily walks).    Today’s photos are all from the Richmond, Virginia Slave Trail, which runs along the James River.  This trail is a dense, tree-lined walking … More Photos from Daily Walks Part 2 (2020 Countdown 19 of 31)

Hydrants (2020 Countdown Days 17&18) Post dedicated to Blogger BushBoy

Hello Readers – today I have some photos of hydrants to share. Thanks to Cee for her colorful, cracked paint hydrant photo (here) from 2015, which inspired me to grab a few photos of my own over the years.       _ _ _____________________________________________________________ Brief History of the Hydrant (from HERE) First hydrants were likely cauldrons and then … More Hydrants (2020 Countdown Days 17&18) Post dedicated to Blogger BushBoy

CHRISTMAS VIBES (Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #76 – 2020 Countdown Days 14, 15, &16)

  What’s “On Display” this week for Amy’s Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #76? With Christmas vibes in the air…. I have some holiday images.  ~   __    _ CARE TO JOIN in with the Lens-Artists Photo Challenge – or to get more info?  The Lens-artists weekly photo-challenge prompt hosts are: Week 1–Patti of https://pilotfishblog.com/ Week 2–Ann-Christine (Leya) … More CHRISTMAS VIBES (Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #76 – 2020 Countdown Days 14, 15, &16)

Thursday Doors & 13 STREET SHOTS (2020 Countdown Day 12)

Hello Readers – To join in with Norm’s Thursday Doors (here) I have some doors to share with a street photography post.   __         HERE ARE THE REST OF TODAY’S STREET SHOTS. CLICK ON THE IMAGE TO SEE THE LARGER VERSION.  _____________________________________________________________ In closing – can you guess when this photo was … More Thursday Doors & 13 STREET SHOTS (2020 Countdown Day 12)

WORDLESS WEDNESDAY: Aunt Maxine Memories Part 1 (2020 Countdown Day 11)

  __________________________________________________________________________________________________ 2020 COUNTDOWN POSTS Day 1: Beach Photos here  Day 2: Water, A View from Japan  here (Part 1 here) Day 3: Visual Dialogue Book here Day 4: Evening Dresses/Vintage Outfits here Day 5: Mannequins and Formal Wear  here Day 6: Lines & Hope here Day 7: Nostalgic here Day 8: (Quiet) Comics & Flowers here … More WORDLESS WEDNESDAY: Aunt Maxine Memories Part 1 (2020 Countdown Day 11)