This week’s photo challenge: “What does silence look like? Show us your take in a photograph.” * I actually had a couple of images I thought fit the challenge this week. I couldn’t decide which one to use, so left the decision up to my 8-year-old daughter. She was pretty certain it should be this one: (taken […]Read More Weekly Photo Challenge: SILENCE
Here, as promised, is “Part 2” of my 4th of July trip to Henricus Historical Park, outside of Richmond, Virginia – this one with images! * The site’s historical setting is 1611. From the website: “Travel back in time to the Citie of Henricus, the second successful English settlement in the New World. Explore a […]Read More July 4th at Henricus Historical Park, Richmond, Virginia
This was, for me, sort of a tricky 4th of July to contemplate celebrating. I mean, this is a year where, for example, NPR was openly criticized for tweeting the Declaration of Independence: I can't get enough of people getting mad online because @NPR tweeted the Declaration of Independence pic.twitter.com/D7MpparS5g — Josh Billinson (@jbillinson) July […]Read More 4th of July Wasn’t So Simple This Year
This week’s photo challenge: “This week, let’s get into the thick of things…share your take on “dense.”” * A tree (cherry? apple? something else? I’m not sure!! I think cherry…), dense with flowers. I love Spring!! 🙂 * Pic taken at Maymont Park, Richmond, VA, last weekend.Read More Weekly Photo Challenge: DENSE
This week’s photo challenge: “Sometimes it’s fun to take a step back from interpretive challenges and just celebrate a color: green!” * I found some notable green today, at Maymont Park, in Richmond, Virginia. I think this first one below might be my favorite. Maybe not the shot itself (it’s just a snapshot…nothing special.) But […]Read More Weekly Photo Challenge: GREEN!
I thought of Tuesdays of Texture when I took the below pic last weekend 🙂 While I’m not as freaked out by things-insect as I used to be (my science-minded kids have been a good influence on me!), I admittedly retain JUST enough of the heebie-jeebie impulse not to want to actually touch with my […]Read More Tuesdays of Texture: January 1, 2017
This week’s Discover Challenge, from WordPress’s Daily Post editors: “…[T]ake a moment to speak out about an act of kindness that you’ve come across recently. As the year comes to a close, find that glowing ember of hope that makes you excited for 2017.” * I love this week’s challenge. I think it’s not only […]Read More Discover Challenge: HOPE GONE VIRAL