Category Archives: North America

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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WPC: Tour Guide

1. Each week, we’ll provide a theme for creative inspiration. You take photographs based on your interpretation of the theme, and post them on your blog (a new post!) anytime before the following Wednesday when the next photo theme will … Continue reading

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Candlelight Christmas Tour

I was lucky to go to the Glessner House’s Candlelight Christmas Tour on Saturday. Located on the famed Prairie Avenue, where Chicago’s elite lived 100 years ago or so, the Glessner House is a museum housed in a 18th century … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Rounded

  1. Each week, we’ll provide a theme for creative inspiration. You take photographs based on your interpretation of the theme, and post them on your blog (a new post!) anytime before the following Wednesday when the next photo theme … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Symmetry

1. Each week, we’ll provide a theme for creative inspiration. You take photographs based on your interpretation of the theme, and post them on your blog (a new post!) anytime before the following Friday when the next photo theme will … Continue reading

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Chicago Theater Tour

It’s Theater Week in Chicago, which means discounts for theater events. I took advantage of the discounts and went on a tour of the Chicago Theater. I’d never been inside before and wasn’t prepared for it to be so palatial. … Continue reading

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Travel Theme: Colorful

Each week Ailsa of Where’s My Backpack? challenges bloggers with a creative word. This week we’re to post photos inspired by “Colorful.” What do you find inviting? If you want to join the fun, follow these steps: Create your own … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Signs

1. Each week, we’ll provide a theme for creative inspiration. You take photographs based on your interpretation of the theme, and post them on your blog (a new post!) anytime before the following Friday when the next photo theme will … Continue reading

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Clarke and Glessner Houses

Saturday I toured Chicago’s Clarke and Glessner Houses south of the Loop on the rejuvenated Prairie Avenue, where millionaires once lived and have recently returned after a bleak era when light industry and parking lots took over the neighborhood. The … Continue reading

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