Caves · China · Oklahoma · Pennslyvania · Reflections · Robbers Cave State Park · Weekly Prompt

Reflections on Weekly Prompts

I’ve often wondered about reflections. Do they catch the real image? Are the colors reflected accurately Which image do I prefer? Am I recalling truthfully. All of these questions are answered depending on my mood, my mental state, and how I feel at any given moment. How I remember something and how the picture looks… Continue reading Reflections on Weekly Prompts

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 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

China · Kenya · Nairobi · Photo Challenge · The Other Half · Weekly Prompt

The Other Half We Don’t See

We often think of the “other half” as the wealthy, but we find poverty throughout the world today. These are pictures I have taken on some of my travels that show how more than the ‘other half’ actually live. See more of this week’s photo weekly prompt contributions at KENYA One of the numerous slums… Continue reading The Other Half We Don’t See

children · China · Chinese women · Daily Post Photos · Kenya · Kids · Mexican · Mexican women · Mexico · photographs · Pictures · smiles · Wordpress Daily Photo Prompt

Smiles Around the Globe

From around the globe I found smiling people, all ages, all colors, all languages. Here are a few pictures I have taken in China, Kenya and Mexico as part of the Daily Post Photo Challenge with the prompt of ‘Smile’. See many more happy folks at                                                      

China · Forbidden City · Great Wall of China · Tiananmen Square

Traces of the Past–China’s Forbidden City and the Great Wall

Here are two pictures showing traces of the past I found in China. The Forbidden City is a palace complex in central Beijing, China. It is the former Chinese imperial palace from the Ming dynasty to the end of the Qing dynasty—the years 1420 to 1912, it now houses the Palace Museum. It has 9,999 rooms… Continue reading Traces of the Past–China’s Forbidden City and the Great Wall

China · Daily Post Photo Challenge · Daily Post Photos · Daily Prompts · Pictures · wedding day

Daily Photo Challenge–Face in a Crowd

During a trip to China,I found crowds were a common sight. And the faces I saw were happy, busy people celebrating holidays, every day, family, and fun. See more great pictures at

Cee's Fun Foto Challenge · China · Kenya · Mexico

Cee’s Photo Challenge Starting with Letter N

Photos featuring a topic beginning with the letter N brought to mind pictures I have taken of Natives. These shots are of the indigenous people of China, Kenya and Mexico. Go to Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge  to see more pictures beginning with the letter N. Natives of China…       Natives of Mexico…  … Continue reading Cee’s Photo Challenge Starting with Letter N

Annette · Cee's Fun Foto Challenge · China · cups · glasses · Marlow · photographs · Radford Spring Violets · saucers · Uncategorized · Victoria

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge–Glasses, Cups, Saucers

When my step-mother died 3 years ago, she left 4 partial sets of china that had not seen the light of day for years. I took pictures of pieces of the sets just to show the patterns, then promptly reboxed them, so future generations can figure out what to do with them. They are lovely,… Continue reading Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge–Glasses, Cups, Saucers

Broken · China · clay · Dutch Goes the Photo · photographs · restoration · terracotta army · Uncategorized

Broken Pieces Reassembled

The highlight of my travels in China was the visit to the Terracotta Army site, where thousands of clay soldiers and horses were unearthed beginning in 1974. Today’s challenge from Dutch Goes the Photo is ‘Broken’, which brought to mind the restoration of the famous terra-cotta figurines. I was fascinated with the work being done… Continue reading Broken Pieces Reassembled

A Road Taken · Beijing · China · Copper Canyon · Kenya · London · Mexico · Nairobi · Oklahoma · photographs · San Miguel de Allende

The Roads I’ve Taken

The Road Taken is the weekly Daily Post photo challenge…and here are pictures of some roads I’ve traveled. For more great pictures go to the Daily Post at: