Photos with Messages…. You Brighten My Day(Lens-Artist Photo Challenge 1-29-23)

Hello Everyone, The Lens-Artist Photo Challenge this week has the theme of “messages” – HERE I was not sure how I wanted to join in. Then I started to scroll photos and found this first image, “Nope, NOT TODAY.” It has a personal message for me from July 2022 and so that is why I … More Photos with Messages…. You Brighten My Day(Lens-Artist Photo Challenge 1-29-23)

Flights of Fancy (LA Photo Challenge, 31OCT2022)

The Lens-Artist Photo Challenge is Flights of Fancy,  which is hosted by Johnbo this week.  I will start with photos that whispered “flight of fancy” to me: ABOVE: Up, up, and away – a fancy visual flight ABOVE: After many a flight of fancy – the feathers always settle ABOVE: Fledglings dream of future flights of … More Flights of Fancy (LA Photo Challenge, 31OCT2022)

Mountain Hike in Virginia (LA Photo Challenge, 23OCT2022)

Amy chose the theme of “mountains” for the Lens-Artist Photo Challenge this 2nd last Saturday in October.  I decided to share some photos from a mountain hike in June 2022. It was special because there were so many flowers along the entire trail. The floral delight was unexpected and while there was a lot of pink and white … More Mountain Hike in Virginia (LA Photo Challenge, 23OCT2022)

October Leaves & Street Shots (19OCT2022) and Shame on the NFL for Gambling Promotions

Hello Everyone. Today’s post is to join in with Dawn’s 2022 Festival of Leaves – to share street shots, and then rant a little about the NFL and their Fall 2022 gambling commercials. LOOKING UP Now let’s look down…. A little down time allowed me to make letters with the leaves. The small colorful leaves reminded me … More October Leaves & Street Shots (19OCT2022) and Shame on the NFL for Gambling Promotions

Friday Night at the Virginia Museum of Fine Art (LA Photo Challenge, 24Sept2022)

Donna hosts the Lens-Artist challenge this week. The theme is over the hill. She gave many ideas to interpret the theme and I am sharing some images from Friday night at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. We are well OVER THE HILL of the pandemic – gathering again (without masks) and it was nice to see … More Friday Night at the Virginia Museum of Fine Art (LA Photo Challenge, 24Sept2022)

OPPOSITES (Lens-Artist’s Photo Challenge, 18Sept2022)

Tina leads the Lens-Artist challenge this week and invites us to share photos that depict opposites. Above – Rose of Sharon bloom on the shrub. Below- Rose of Sharon blooms trimmed and discarded. Above: Well-used phone! Saw this at the store… while waiting to check out… – this phone has seen better days!  Below is … More OPPOSITES (Lens-Artist’s Photo Challenge, 18Sept2022)

Urban Environment in Buffalo, NY (Lens-Artist’s Photo Challenge, 10Sept2022)

Sofia Leads the Lens-Artist challenge this week and invites us to share Urban Environments. There were so many directions I could have taken – and I easily decided to share some photos from Buffalo, New York from November 2020. Here is a brief history of Buffalo, New York from BYGONELY: “Buffalo is the second-biggest city … More Urban Environment in Buffalo, NY (Lens-Artist’s Photo Challenge, 10Sept2022)

Planes & Automobiles in ART (Lens-Artist Photo Challenge) Buc-ee’s Travel Stops

Hello Readers- today’s post has photos connecting with the lens-artist theme of planes and automobiles. John also used the hashtag #Roadtrip2022 so I am sharing photos from Buc-ee’s gas stations, which is a chain that started in 1982 and they are now enormous “travel stops” sprinkled throughout the Southern US states.  Canvas Art Each Buc-ee’s has art for … More Planes & Automobiles in ART (Lens-Artist Photo Challenge) Buc-ee’s Travel Stops

Art from North Carolina Museum of Art in Raleigh, NC – Burns’ Elvis Presley (Lens-Artist’s Aug2022)

Hello Readers. The Photo Challenge this week is Favorite Finds.   I am featuring works from The North Carolina Museum of Art (NCMA) in Raleigh, NC. PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBIT Let’s start with the Elvis-themed photo exhibit from NC photographer Ralph Burns. This photo exhibit was a favorite find of the summer because it was so different! I … More Art from North Carolina Museum of Art in Raleigh, NC – Burns’ Elvis Presley (Lens-Artist’s Aug2022)

Here Comes the Sun….(Lens Artists Photo Challenge, 21AUG2022)

Hello Readers. The Photo Challenge this week is Here Comes the Sun… Let’s start with this photo from a local walk. We walked by this area many times and on one of the walks we were welcomed by the sun…. That local photo reminded me of a painting I saw down in Florida. It is one … More Here Comes the Sun….(Lens Artists Photo Challenge, 21AUG2022)