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Weekly Photo Challenge: Reflection

In the spirit of Christmas:


Ornament Wreath with the new snowfall in the background.

Ornament Wreath with the new snowfall in the background.



Weekly Photo Challenge: Changing Seasons

When the seasons change in Wisconsin, they CHANGE!  By noon today, Madison had 12+ inches with more on the way. Blizzard warnings and everything.


Each frame is from a window one window of my home.  SNOW EVERYWHERE!

Each frame is from a window one window of my home. SNOW EVERYWHERE!


PS I don’t know why I haven’t been getting the weekly photo challenge emails but I do know that this was from the week of the 7th…Back on track now!

Weekly Photo Challenge: Green

(2 posts in one day?! What’s going on?!)


I don’t know who makes the choice for these weekly photo challenges but the past 2 haven’t been very easy…’renewal’ and ‘green’ are non-existent in Wisconsin in November (I’m hoping they’re not going to choose ‘summer’ next) so I had to reach into my archives for this weeks’.


This was taken over the summer in Hayward, WI while my husband and I were canoeing (actually trying to find loons).


Lily pads as far as the eye could see…Green:


Weekly Photo Challenge: Renewal

These photo challenges come and go really quickly! By the time I actually can find the time for one another one is ready and waiting.


So here’s last weeks: Renewal.


The lake near our house has receded a lot in preparation for the winter…a time of renewal (I guess…)


Weekly Photo Challenge: Geometry

Geometry was my WORST subject in school. It was the only class in High School that I ever got a D in, and I was trying (what does that tell you?!)

It took me a long time to figure out what I wanted to do for this post.  I thought it had to be some sort of grand photo with shapes galore-and when I couldn’t find anything, I figured I’d just skip this post…BUT NOT THIS TIME!

Ladies and Gentlemen….Geometry:

(A tutorial about how to make this is to follow!)




Weekly Photo Challenge: Foreign

I am SO on top of this week’s photo challenge!

Foreign. While foreign (rightly so) often brings up images of things outside of your own nation, it can also apply to things outside of or different from your normal environment, or even something which is out of place in general. 

Normally when someone thinks foreignthey think more in terms of a place.  In this post, ‘place’ is not the meaning of foreign to me.

This week I had a very foreign topic arise…CARS.  Everything about them is so foreign to me and, frankly, kind of intimidating.  But, my husband and I powered through a very foreign topic and became masters….well, sort of.  At least enough to purchase our ‘new’ beauty!

Here is my version of “Foreign”:

2002 Honda Civic – our beautiful new addition!

Weekly Photo Challenge: Silhouette

I know, I know…I missed last week’s weekly photo challenge. It was ‘big’ and before I realized that I needed to find time to take a photo, this week’s was up and I missed it.  Just when I think I understand which day the challenge comes out, they switch it! (Or maybe I just think I have more time than I actually do).  SO, ‘big’ is passed and we’re on silhouette.


This is one that I took a few years ago but I added a texture with a blue tint and I think it looks neat!


Lustrous Evening with a blue texture

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