Category Archives: North America

Sculpture Saturday

Saturday Sculpture encourages bloggers to share photos of any and all kinds of sculptures. To join, you need to: 1. Share a photo of a sculpture on your blog. 2. Link or ping back here to No Fixed Plans, the … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors

Thursday Doors is a weekly blogging challenge allowing door lovers to come together to admire and share their favorite door photos from around the world. Feel free to join in on the fun by creating your own Thursday Doors post each … Continue reading

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Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge

Columns or Vertical Lines Each week Cee of Cee’s Photography challenges bloggers with a fun prompt. This week we’re to share photos of columns or subjects that are vertical or .  What will you choose to share? Click here to … Continue reading

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Remembering Kiddieland

Since the virus has curtailed travel, I’m going to start sharing travel memories of either local spots or vacations. Last week I attended a virtual library program on Chicago’s Kiddieland which my grandfather used to take us to. I vividly … Continue reading

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Sculpture Saturday

Saturday Sculpture was hosted by the Mind over Memory blogger. To join in, what you need to do is: 1. Share a photo of a sculpture 2. Link or ping back to Ruined for Life because Mind over Memory’s has … Continue reading

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Apostle Islands: Ice Caves

I’ll go with the pun since it’s low hanging fruit. This cave in Wisconsin would be such a cool place to visit. It’s way up north so not an easy drive for me, but it is spectacular.

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Michael Jordan’s Steak House

It’s Chicago Restaurant Week till February 7. Today a friend drove down from Milwaukee and I planned to have lunch at the Peninsula Hotel, but didn’t have a reservation and there were no tables. That was disappointing but okay because … Continue reading

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American Toby Jug Museum

As part of the Open House Chicago 2018 event, I discovered the American Toby Jug Museum. I had no idea what a Toby Jug was and learned that: A Toby Jug is a figural ceramic pitcher modeled in the form … Continue reading

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WPC: All-Time Favorites

So WordPress is ending this fun, community-building, delightful challenge. They haven’t given a reason why, which is disappointing. I loved getting a new theme to inspire me and to get a chance to see how others had responded. I connected … Continue reading

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Goat Canyon Trestle Bridge Hike

My friend Joyce takes us on there hike along this trail along an abandoned train line. This trail is in Southern California.

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