Spectacular fall has finally arrived in full force in Minneapolis. I had to stop and take these photos during my daily run around Lake Harriet. It was so utterly breathtaking that it made me smile and melted all my worries away. This post is in response to Where’s my Backpack’s travel theme: Foliage. To see more entries, click here.
Imagine all the people living life in peace. You may say I’m a dreamer, but I’m not the only one. I hope someday you’ll join us, and the world will be as one. -John Lennon I couldn’t think of a more fitting photo that honors peace than this one above. It was taken while hiking in Nepal and the white from the fresh coat of snow and the glittering prayer flags both symbolize peace. What kind of world will we […]
Photo taken today at Lake Harriet in Southwest Minneapolis./em> I was at my lovely neighborhood lake today on a warm fall afternoon and remembered Ailsa’s Travel theme: Red. Yes, I have tons of photos with magnificent red in them and was hoping to feature one from China or Guatemala. Yet I found this sailboat with the red mast all by itself reflecting red into the water. I wish I had my real camera. This is just my iPhone yet it […]
This week’s WordPress Photo Challenge is another fabulous subject: Fleeting Moments. The challenge asks that we present some of our favorite street photography. Here is my picture for the week of a fleeting moment in one of my most favorite places on earth, Paris. However, I’ve captured this magical moment with a twist. I applied FilterMania to the photo to make it into Impressionist-looking art! Can this also apply to Ailsa’s weekly photo theme of art? I’ll let you be the judge…. […]
Ailsa over at Where’s my backpack has a new travel theme for the week: Secret Places. I found this place driving from Rabat to Casablanca and instantly told the driver to pull over. I had to get a picture of it! You see, I had just read Tahir Shah’s book “The Caliph’s House” which is set in Casablanca and a drawing of this place appears inside the book. I thought for sure it was the real live Caliph’s House and […]