Monthly Archives: September 2013

Weekly Photo Challenge – Saturated

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Saturated colors in paints, objects and nature . . .

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Tender Buttons – Gone But Not Forgotten

A favorite store of mine that used to be in downtown Chicago back in the 90’s was Tender Buttons.  Unfortunately, it went out of business about 6 years ago.  It was such an amazing little store, stuffed to the brim … Continue reading

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A Word Or Phrase A Week – Lost In Translation – Just Kidding

I propose to start a word challenge – in any language, so we can see how colloquial or slang phrases change meaning as they go through those translating machines or websites. I’ll start with ‘I was just kidding’.  How does … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge – From Lines to Patterns

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Everyday objects around me reveal lines vs patterns: floors/doors/boards/tile; zinnia petals/stems; bottles/shells; cookie jar/diamond shapes; cookie jar/shell jar/little jar; soybean field with the soft texture of leaves/horizon/trees/fences; corn field/sky; tree stump/wood shavings/bug and worm traces/age lines; winter forest/fence/bare trees/coyote; watergarden plant/soft pattern/spiny leaves.

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Panera Bread CEO Living Off $4.50 a Day for Hunger Awareness

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What’s it like to live on just $4.50 a day, the rough cost of a Burger King Whopper Jr. meal? Panera Bread CEO Ron Shaich, who makes $3 million a year, is finding out himself and…

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Art on the Wabash Fair

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The Art on the Wabash Fair was today and so I headed out first for a breakfast of crepes and hot tea at the Greyhouse Cafe and then to the art fair in Tapawingo Park, next to the levee. I … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge – Inside – Canning Jar

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I looked around my home to see what I could photograph that would fit in with this challenge.  I decided to take a canning jar (really a commercial tomato sauce glass jar) and photograph flowers or plants from my garden … Continue reading

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