Photo A Week Challenge · pictures · smiles

Smile and the World Smiles With You

I know I’m late in getting this posted, but missed a few days of posts, so here is my late entry of A Photo A Week Challenge with the prompt of Smile. Better late than… See more wonderful smile pictures at And as Dean Martin sang: When you’re smilin’, when you’re smilin’ The whole world… Continue reading Smile and the World Smiles With You

gates · pictures · Sunday Stills

Sunday Stills–Gates

Here are pictures from some of my travels of gates for the Sunday Stills: Gates to Fun. See more at My Backyard in Texas                         In San Miguel de Allende                          … Continue reading Sunday Stills–Gates

park · Prolific · Trees · Wordpress Weekly Photo Challenge

Prolific Found in a Paris Park

Prolific is the prompt for this week’s WordPress Photo Challenge, and the seemingly never-ending rows of trees in this Paris park speak of nature’s prolific character. See more versions of prolific at  

Narami · photographs · Photos · Tuesdays of Textures

Textures in Faces

I love the textures in these sculptures. My hand involuntarily reaches to caress the faces, smooth the lines, and stroke the locks of hair.  .                       See more Tuesdays of Texture Photo Challenge pictures at  

Running Waters · Uncategorized · water falls

A Photo A Week–Moving Waters

Moving Waters is the theme of Nadia Merrill’s A Photo a Week Challenge and I found a few in my archives. Visit Nadia’s blog to see more moving water pictures. Water fountains offer a great display of running waters, thrusting H2O in many patterns and directions. This fountain provides an ideal perch for a bird… Continue reading A Photo A Week–Moving Waters

Fountains · humor · paris · Stones · Textures · Tuesdays of Texture · Water

Textures of Water

I’m hooked on fountains and water and the movement and the light. These are a few of my texture pictures featuring metal and water and stone and water. Fountain in Paris park Penn St. water fountains        

Arc de Triomphe · blogging · blogging 101 · Challenges · Eiffel Toer · Terrorism

Weekly Photo Challenge–Victory

The Eiffel Tower has long stood as a symbol of Paris, and after the horrendous acts of violence Friday, I recalled my many views of the Tower on my visit last year: each serving as a reminder of the grace, the energy, and the beauty of this beautiful city. Seen in the daylight… Seen at dusk… Seen at… Continue reading Weekly Photo Challenge–Victory