Cee's Flower of the Day Challenge · flowers · Nadia Merrill · Photo A Week Challenge · Photo Challenge · photographs

Two Challenges–Flowers and Texture

Decided to combine two photo challenges in this post: Nadia’s A Photo A Week Challenge with prompt of texture, and Cee’s Flower of the Day challenge. Both shots show the lovely flowers and unique textures. Enjoy more pictures from both blogs at https://nadiamerrillphotography.wordpress.com/2019/08/29/a-photo-a-week-challenge-texture-3/ and https://ceenphotography.com/2019/08/29/fotd-august-30-2019-dahlia/  

Doors · Norm's Thursday Door Photo challenge · Photo Challenge · photographs

Doors of Color–Norm’s Thursday Door Photo Challenge

I decided to feature some doors of color I’ve found in various places. Hope you enjoy Thursday doors and see many more at Norm’s site: https://miscellaneousmusingsofamiddleagedmind.wordpress.com/2019/08/29/thursday-doors-august-29-2019/      

grandmother · musings · throne · wheelchair

Why Didn’t You Tell Me?

Dear Grandmother, Why didn’t you tell me your life was hard? Why didn’t you complain about spending years in a wheelchair when you could no longer use your crutches or leg brace to get around? Why didn’t you point out how strong your arms had to be in order to swing from your cane back… Continue reading Why Didn’t You Tell Me?

Brew n Spew Cafe · graffiti · Prompts

Graffiti in San Miguel

This week’s prompt for Brew n Spew Cafe is graffiti and I can’t say for certain that these examples fit the definition: (Word prompt – graffiti – (noun) – usually unauthorized writing or drawing on a public surface.) because the artist may have been granted permission to draw. But they are all on public surfaces so perhaps… Continue reading Graffiti in San Miguel

Dolores Hidalgo · Parish Church of Our Lady of Sorrows

Parish Church of Our Lady of Sorrows–Dolores Hidalgo, Mexico

In a recent post I showed black and white pictures of intricate carvings in the Parish Church of Our Lady of Sorrows church in Dolores Hidalgo, Mexico. I’m following that up with pictures in color of the exterior and interior of the church. The full name of Dolores Hidalgo is Dolores Hidalgo Cuna de la Independencia… Continue reading Parish Church of Our Lady of Sorrows–Dolores Hidalgo, Mexico

Daily Addictions · The End · Zero

Zero: The Beginning or the End?

Zero–what does it mean to me? It seems so permanent, final, no room to move. Zero is Daily Addictions word prompt for the day, and I’m having difficulty expressing my feelings about the word. I’m a person who looks at the glass as half full, and when I think of zero it conjures up the… Continue reading Zero: The Beginning or the End?

Ireland · Photo Challenge · Photos · San Miguel de Allende · Travel with Intent · Windows

Travel With Intent: Window

Whether looking out of a window, into a window, or viewing a reflection through a window, Debbie’s Travel With Intent’s weekly challenge is all about windows. I found a few in my archives to share as part of the challenge. See more at https://travelwithintent.com/2019/08/25/window/. Couldn’t resist having a couple of pictures of viewing ‘out’ a window… Continue reading Travel With Intent: Window

Carvings · Cee Black and White Photo Challenge · Delores Hidalgo · wood

Black and White Photos–Made from Wood

Gorgeous wood carvings decorate this dramatic church in Delores Hidalgo, a city near San Miguel de Allende. Striking in black and white and in color, as is shown in the last picture. You’ll find more black and white pictures at https://ceenphotography.com/2019/08/22/cees-black-white-photo-challenge-things-made-from-wood-2/              

carving · Doors · Mexico · Norm's Thursday Door Photo challenge · San Miguel de Allende

Thursday Door Challenge

Sometimes what is above, around or below doors is as interesting as the doors themselves. I found this to be true as I strolled the streets of San Miguel de Allende (SMA), Mexico. See more interesting doors at https://miscellaneousmusingsofamiddleagedmind.wordpress.com/2019/08/22/thursday-doors-august-22-2019/