China · Hats · Photography · travel · Travel with Intent

Hats Galore

While in China some years ago, I was amazed at the variety of hats people were wearing, so I’m sharing some pictures I took after viewing the pictures from Travel with Intent blog https://travelwithintent.com/2020/06/10/how-many-hats/. On our visit to the Great Wall of China, it happened to be a day when newly weds from the various villages… Continue reading Hats Galore

bird songs · Birds · hole in the wall · Nan's Farm · Weekly Prompt

For The Birds Weekly Prompt

Yesterday as I was walking the dogs I heard this lovely bird singing away and it sounded like it was right on my shoulder.I turned around and just above me was a lovely little creature standing guard in a small hole in the rock wall. She allowed me to take a couple of shots before… Continue reading For The Birds Weekly Prompt

Cee Flower A Day Photo Challenge · flower · FOTD Challenge · paris

FOTD in Paris

My contribution to today’s Cee’s Flower of the Day Photo Challenge was taken in 2014 in a Paris, France park. The city is filled with beautiful buildings, people, gardens, flowers, and especially food. See more flower pictures at https://ceenphotography.com/2020/06/07/fotd-june-8-rhododendron/

Long · paths · Photo Challenge · photographs · pictures · Roads · Streets · Travel and Trifles · Winding

Long and Winding Roads, Paths, Streets

Tr4avels and Trifles Lens Artists Challenge asks for photos of long and winding road . Here are a few I’ve found, and you can see more at https://travelsandtrifles.wordpress.com/2020/06/06/lens-artists-challenge-100-the-long-and-winding-road/

Doors · Norm's Thursday Doors Photo Challenge · Photo Challenge · Pictures · San Miguel de Allende

Norm’s Thursday Door Photo Challenge

  I took this picture several years ago on one of my first visits to San Miguel de Allende, and I’ve tried to find it again, but haven’t the faintest idea where I was nor where this set of doors is. I wanted to take a better picture, but, alas, we will have to live… Continue reading Norm’s Thursday Door Photo Challenge

light and dark · Nadia Merrill · Photo A Week Challenge · pictures

Light and Dark Photo A Week Challenge

A Light and Dark photo is the challenge this week from Nadia Merrill Photography’s A Photo A Week Challenge, and this is my contribution to effort. Check out more entries at https://nadiamerrillphotography.wordpress.com/2020/06/04/a-photo-a-week-challenge-light-and-dark/ This musician was caught in the light as a thunder storm raged outside adding more drama to his riveting music.

musings · prejudices · what if?

What If…?

  What if I were black? What if I were Margo Johnson, with the same personality, same intellect, same gifts, same abilities, but instead of being white I were black? What if? Would I have been treated differently than I have been treated as a white person? Would I have been elected vice president of… Continue reading What If…?

Life in the Boomer Lane · reblog

A Powerful Reblog

I asked for answers to ‘where to from here’? Here are some. Life in the Boomer Lane Musings of a former hula hoop champion The Price of Human Dignity Posted on June 2, 2020 4 For many years, my uncle ran a butcher shop in one of the all-black neighborhoods of North Philadelphia. On August 28,… Continue reading A Powerful Reblog