simple life ~~ happy spring!

Simple life indeed.  My apologies for not posting anything lately but I am afraid there has been nothing to post about.  If I just randomly list things that have happened in March it would look like this: Read (a lot). Saw the new Cinderella film (twice). Continued my addiction to Brighton charms/beads (crazy–long story). Searched […]

photography ~~ contrasts (weekly photo challenge)

Can’t believe a week has flown by!  I didn’t intend not to post–it just happened that way.  And, sorry to say, it looks like another blogging break is on the horizon for July.  Waaaaay too much is going on and my attention and energies need to be focused elsewhere.  So, for now, please enjoy my […]

photography ~~ between (weekly photo challenge)

I have always loved this shot.  I snapped it the day my Aunt (the calm, collected one on the left) was getting married.  Her sisters (my mom in blue) found a moment to be silly.  I always felt like this was a perfect moment “between” sisters. I just love these women. Please forgive the photo […]

photography~~extra extra (weekly photo challenge)

People, I had no idea what to do with this theme. I searched my files and I found these.  I decided they could work if I really tweaked the theme to fit my agenda. Chicago Skyline with Fountain.  No filter. Chicago Skyline with Fountain.  Dramatic Filter. I would have to say the dramatic filter definitely […]

photography ~~ room (weekly photo challenge)

Another photography post?  Yes, sorry.  I will get back to French Fridays one of these days.  But today I needed a posting prompt that didn’t involve too much brain activity.  Thank you, Daily Post. This week’s challenge is “room”.  I love this shot of Rockefeller.  Usually he is in the same room as me but […]

photography ~~ monument (weekly photo challenge)

This is a small town.  Monuments? There are a couple of statues here and there.  And there are some really cool gravestones in the cemetery.  But the monument that really “speaks” for our town in the Iron Bridge: You can read more about the history of the Second Street Iron Bridge here. For more monuments, […]