Category: Challenges

I Wanted That Red Teeter-Totter

Welcome to the May Edition of After-Before Friday, hosted as usual by Stacy Fisher at Visual Venturing. It was again fun trying new things with my photo skills! Each month brings a new challenge and it’s great to see what others do with it for their interpretation. This month’s photo was provided by Shane Francescut…

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AB Friday: March 2015

It’s time again for the ABFriday One Photo Focus Challenge, in which a photograph is provided for readers to interpret with post-photo processing.  This month’s photo came from Loré Dombaj at Snow’s Fissures and Fractures.  To see how other photographers interpreted this picture (and they will be wildly different), click here. The original started out like…

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Building After And Before

One of the fun things about blogging is making new friends and trying new things.  Stacy Fischer, over at Visual Venturing, presents a picture each month for post-processing interpretations for whoever would like to participate.  I did it last month (in this post here) and really enjoyed it. Manal Ali shared such an interesting photo…

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Must Have For A Night In

Today’s topic for 30 Days of Lists is what must I have for a night in?  In chronological order (you can see the sequence from getting ready to settled in): Hot popcorn Diet root beer Afghan on my lap Animal sleeping in my lap (preferably not a 120 lb. mastiff) My favorite boy toy in…

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Books Everyone Should Read

So. . . is there a difference between recommending books that I think everyone should read and my favorite books?  I would say yes.  There are books that I think have tremendous value to shape our lives and influence our thoughts, but they are not necessarily favorites of mine.  Many of these are favorites, but some are…

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I Hate Chores!

  Today’s challenge on 30 Days of Lists is to list chores I actually enjoy. My answer is: NONE NOT ONE Nope, nothing I used to enjoy baking, but a) my husband dislikes homemade bread, especially for his sandwiches; b) my daughter didn’t care either and c) I can’t eat much of any baked goods,…

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