nancy merrill photography · Photo of the Week · Tower

Photo of the Week Towers

Tower is the prompt for the Photo A Week Challenge from Nadia Merrill’s Photography  blog, and I wanted to make certain I knew the definition of ‘tower’.  Here is how Wikipedia describes a tower: “… a tall structure, taller than it is wide, often by a significant factor. Towers are distinguished from masts by their… Continue reading Photo of the Week Towers

Introducing · musings · thoughts

Thoughts on Introducing Anything New

  I’ve been thinking about what I’ve introduced to the world, or even to myself, lately. What new thought? What new idea? What new person have I met? What new emotion have I felt? What new action have I taken? Frankly, living in my cocoon of isolation I’ve become lazy: mentally and physically. Tucked in… Continue reading Thoughts on Introducing Anything New

Bird of Paradise · Color Your World · Orange · Photography

Color Your World Orange

My contributions to Celesta2014 Color Your World photo challenge with the prompt of Orange. I discovered I don’t have many pictures of the color Orange, or at least what I would consider Orange, but these two fit that category. See more at  

Doors · Norm's Thursday Doors Photo Challenge · Photo Challenge

Norm’s Thursday Door

This was a bright surprise I saw walking the dogs in San Miguel de Allende. Certainly stood out in the block where I found it. Made me smile. See more at  

attitude · Nadia Merrill · nancy merrill photography · Photo Challenge · photographs

Attitude–Photo of the Week

These are two pictures of attitude that answer the prompt from Nadia Merrill Photography challenge. The first picture was taken during a parade enactment at Easter 2019 in San Miguel. The guard’s face shows his determination. In the second picture, this little girl in Kenya shows her challenging stare and stance as she faces my… Continue reading Attitude–Photo of the Week

Bushboy · Challenge · Last Picture of the Month · Murals

Last Photo for July

This is the last photo I took on my iPhone in the month of July, to fill Bushboy’s challenge. This giant mural is on a wall just down the street from my home, and I love the colors. See more end of July pictures at

County Kerry · Ireland · Killarney · Weekend Challenge · weekly challenge

Sunshine Yellow Weekend Prompts

When in Ireland several years ago, murals were cut into walls along a street in Killarney, Co. Kerry and I had to stop and get pictures. Each unique, and each enhanced by the yellow walls they were painted on. see more Sunshine Yellow pictures and writings at          

Photo Challenge · Photography · Pictures · Second Wind Leisure · Sunday Stills

Yellow–Sunday Stills

Oh the many shades of Yellow, Sunday Stills Photo prompt this week, thanks to Second Wind Leisure. See more yellow at                          Yellow Wagon Wheel Yellow Rose                            Yellow Reflection   Yellow… Continue reading Yellow–Sunday Stills

Art · Clocks · Dog · flowers · Nan's Farm · Self · sky · Watching · Weekly Prompt


I watch. I watch from my isolation chamber: cozy, confined, comfortable, constricted. My casa secures me during this time of fear, concern and self-incarceration, so I watch. I watch the sky lighten, fill with color, provide moisture, heat the planet, and darken. I watch my roommates tug for possession of canine toys, growling, chasing, then… Continue reading Watching