Share Your World

Depression Breadline – George Segal, Grounds for Sculpture, Hamilton, New Jersey Today I am participating in Cee’s Black and White Photo Challenge (back of things) and her Share Your World questions. What is your favorite outdoor activity? Walking, walking, walking. Walking on the beach with a camera is my favorite outdoor activity. I also like sitting on…

Feed the Bees – Plant Seeds

A few years ago, I watched a documentary called Vanishing of the Bees (2009) by George Langworthy and Maryam Henein. This might have been the first time I became aware of the decline in honeybee populations. Honeybees are essential pollinators for our food supply. It goes something like this: the female honeybee collects pollen to feed her…

Candid

There is one place that I love more than anywhere else in the world. The ocean. Living a good three-in-a-half to four hours from the shore (how we refer to the beach in New Jersey), I rarely make it there. I grew up in Jersey, but I don’t live there any longer. The ocean was…

Texture

Texture you might not want to touch – cactus plants. It’s okay to touch bamboo. Enjoy life’s simple little pleasures. The original photos were edited to meet the challenge. Cee’s Black and White Photo Challenge: Texture

Waiting

About a month ago, I went to the hospital with a friend who was having surgery. She has no family in the area, so when she asked me if I could take her to and from the hospital, I stayed, because that’s what friends do. What did I do while I was waiting? I snapped…

The Letter C

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: The Letter C (must be a word with 4 or more letters). What no cows? Last weekend we went to our daughter’s for dinner and a game of Corn Hole. My son-in-law and I were one team and my husband and daughter (just back from teaching yoga) were on the other…

Infinity Mirrors

This past March, the Hirshhorn in D.C. had a special exhibit featuring Yayoi Kusama’s Infinity Mirrors. Honestly, I don’t know much about how the infinity effect is created, but it has something to do with a cubic structure. There were two types of infinity mirror displays – displays viewed through a small window (above) and…

Graceful

The Daily Post Weekly Photo Challenge: Graceful: Show us something that exists harmoniously with its surroundings.

Dark and Light

This beautiful centerpiece was a Christmas gift from our son and daughter-in-law. The featured image above the post title is sunset in D.C. Participating in: Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge – Dark and Light Peeking in the window of the Air and Space Museum. Washington Monument at sunset.