Some Favorite Photos from 2022 (Lens-Artist Photo Challenge 1-13-23)

Hello Everyone, The first Lens Artist Photo Challenge of 2023 – hosted by Journeys with Johnbo,  invites us to share some favorite photos from 2022. So this post has some favorite images, not necessarily the best quality or best composition – just some favs.  Ready? 1) Chihuly Red Reeds at Virginia’s Museum of Fine Arts … More Some Favorite Photos from 2022 (Lens-Artist Photo Challenge 1-13-23)

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

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)

Chihuly Reeds, Art, and Dancing at the Art Museum(Thursday Doors 30June2022)

*** We went to the local art museum (VMFA) last night. I mentioned in yesterday’s post (here) how visiting Civil War battlefields in our area leads to different moods (depending on many factors). I also feel this way about art museums. Each visit leads to a different mood depending on personal factors and what is … More Chihuly Reeds, Art, and Dancing at the Art Museum(Thursday Doors 30June2022)

GIVE A LITTLE BIT (Goo Goo Dolls Live in Buffalo & Water Outreach)

Good Afternoon Readers,  Last week I was stopped at a light and right in front of me I saw someone giving a little bit of love. *** It was such a nice thing to witness – and I have times when I am the one reaching out the window.  I know everyone has mixed feelings … More GIVE A LITTLE BIT (Goo Goo Dolls Live in Buffalo & Water Outreach)

Thursday Doors (Leftovers)

Time for Thursday Doors with some leftovers from months past. So this will have some variety (all from Virginia)        In closing, I grabbed these quilt photos from the Fair we went to in early summer and have been meaning to share them with Tierney: https://tierneycreates.com/2021/08/30/rocky-mountain-quilt-shop-hop-2021-part-v/ if you are into quilting- you will want to … More Thursday Doors (Leftovers)

Thursday Doors & Momanita Lives On (Micro Fiction)

Time for Thursday Doors and this month (May 2020) Dan is hosting a writing challenge.     I chose Sofia’s Door from Guimarães, Portugal Here is my writing  – genre: Historical Fiction  Title: Momanita Lives On Fredrica slowly opened the door. Two more visitors were there, asking for a tour of the house that hid Allied snipers during 1944. … More Thursday Doors & Momanita Lives On (Micro Fiction)

Walk with Jo and Thoreau Quote: Deal with brute nature. Be cold, hungry, and weary.

Hello Readers –  Today’s post is to connect with Restless Jo’s Monday Walk Series (here)  First we have our doggies with their owners: “Take long walks in stormy weather or through deep snows in the fields and woods, if you would keep your spirits up. Deal with brute nature. Be cold and hungry and weary.” … More Walk with Jo and Thoreau Quote: Deal with brute nature. Be cold, hungry, and weary.