Category Archives: Things I See Around Town

A Photo A Week Challenge: Cityscape

This week Nancy Merill challenges us to share a photo with the subject cityscape. I am pleased to share this view of Seattle, taken several years ago when my Arranger and I made a tour of gardens in the US … Continue reading

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A Photo a Week Challenge: MASKS

This week’s challenge from Nancy Merrill Photography is timely and appropriate, given the continuing need to wear masks and socially distance ourselves for mutual safety. One (hopefully) sees masks everywhere we go. That is so important to keep us old … Continue reading

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A Photo a Week Challenge: October

Another great topic from Nancy Merrill Photography in her weekly photo challenge: OCTOBER. I have felt that October was the best month to recognize transitions…at least in my part of North Carolina. We can have quite warm temperatures followed by … Continue reading

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A Photo a Week Challenge: HATS

Nancy Merrill Photography has again give us a great challenge this week: HATS. Looking back through my archives, I found this picture of my two oldest grandchildren getting ready for tennis lessons. The hats were the crowning addition. Twelve years … Continue reading

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A Photo a Week Challenge: Vacation Memories

This week’s challenge from Nancy Merrill Photography is VACATION MEMORIES. A four-day visit to Niagara on the Lake in Canada was delightful. Good friends, great theater, fun wine tastings, superb food, beautiful gardens, and of course a visit to the … Continue reading

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A Photo a Week Challenge: NOSTALGIC

Nancy Merrill Photography challenges us each week to share a photo that expresses the theme of the week. This time it is NOSTALGIC. When the grandkids were small, we had them wait (patiently?) on the steps while an adult made … Continue reading

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A Photo a Week Challenge: Happiness

This week’s photo challenge from Nancy Merrill Photography is HAPPINESS. I can’t think of much that gives me more happiness than remembering my grandson catching his first fish. It made him a fisherman for life. Why not drop over to … Continue reading

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A Photo a Week Challenge: Insects

The topic of this week’s challenge from Nancy Merrill Photography is INSECTS. I looked back in my “critters” files and found these beauties: An ant wearing white socks on its forelegs A June bug waiting to get in my screened … Continue reading

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A Photo a Week Challenge: Threes and Threes

This week Nancy Merrill’s photo challenge is about composition: “Threes and Threes.” We are to display the main subject, not in the center, but placed off to about one third. I was pleased to have found these three items in … Continue reading

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A Photo a Week Challenge: DUSK

The theme for Nancy Merrill Photography’s challenge this week is DUSK. This photo taken during a vacation in upper New York captures the last rays of sunset at dusk. The day is almost over, but there is still enough light … Continue reading

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