Category Archives: Weekly Photo Challenge

A Photo a Week Challenge: Something Pretty

This week’s photo challenge from Nancy Merrill Photography is SOMETHING PRETTY. I had lots of choices among my wife, daughters and granddaughters, but I couldn’t decide on one without hurting feelings of the others. So I looked at sunsets, art … Continue reading

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A Photo a Week Challenge: Abandoned

Nancy Merrill gets the New Year off (or the old year out) with this week’s photo challenge: ABANDONED. I found this fellow alone on a park bench in the Atlanta Botanical Garden, his face leaning on his hand, downtrodden. If … Continue reading

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A Photo a Week Challenge: CHRISTMAS

Nancy Merrill’s photo challenge this week is appropriately: CHRISTMAS. I think back over Christmases past, and the memories always involve family…and food. Please visit Nancy’s site at https://nadiamerrillphotography.wordpress.com/2020/12/19/a-photo-a-week-challenge-christmas/ to see her offerings and those sharing during this special week. My … Continue reading

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A Photo a Week Challenge: CRACKED

This week’s photo challenge from Nancy Merrill Photography is CRACKED. When I built these terrace walls with Pennsylvania field stone in my North Carolina garden, I created openings as I placed stone on stone. I planted low growing ground covers … Continue reading

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A Photo a Week Challenge: Give Thanks

Nancy Merrill’s photo challenge this week, most appropriately, is GIVE THANKS. There is much to be thankful for, despite the ongoing impact of the pandemic. I immediately think of family and friends and good health for this pair of octogenarians. … Continue reading

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A Photo a Week Challenge: LAUGHTER

Nancy Merril’s photo challenge this week is LAUGHTER. With all the heartache and loneliness that 2020 has brought, it is certainly a good time to stop and remember moments punctuated with hearty laughter. It warms the soul. Here is a … Continue reading

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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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