Saugatuck, was originally a lumber town and port, founded in 1830 by William C. Butler the first European-American settler. At first it was known as "Kalamazoo…

Last night the sun started going down around 6:44, a sign that winter is slowly approaching. At the same time the moon started rising. Both needed to be…

Behind our back yard there is a large farm land. Every other year the farmer plants corn or beans. This year was the corn's turn. These are not your edible…

The use of a tripod was the challenge for this week. But really, using a tripod is not much of a challenge. I would say carrying the tripod everywhere is more…

My walks have taken me all over our community. And I have found places and seen things that I had not noticed before. One particular area that I do tend to…

The weather has been absolutely gorgeous lately. Sun is out, the air is not too cold not too hot. Just the kind of weather one wishes would last forever. But I…

There are over 200 species of squirrels living around the world of which five of these species are found in Illinois. Until recently had only seen two types of…

The desire for a change of scenery and some rest and relaxation, created a trip to Holland. This is not the Holland that is found in the Netherlands, but rather…

Week 38 of the 52 frame challenge was.....you guessed it "A Chair". Basically the idea was to take a picture of a chair in any manner or position or location.…

Sometimes the 52 frame challenges are a good way to force me to use other lenses than the one that seem to be glued to my camera. This week's challenge…

You know what is wrong with our country?.......... ............................we seem to have a shortage of names! I bet as soon as you saw the word Atlanta,…

Illinois's Grand Prairie is spotted with groves, small patches of land where local terrain conditions discouraged prairie fires and allowed trees to reach…

Driving down further and deeper on The Mother Road and into this small community, I spotted Funks Grove Church and the cemetery. The church itself, due to…

Traveling down Route 66, The Mother Road, I decided to stop in Funks Grove. After all it is the Covid era and traveling is limited. Therefore, taking the roads…

Week 36 of the 52-frame challenge required that three of this year's challenges be combined into one photograph. In this case I chose the following weekly…

Several nights ago, one of the camera clubs I belong to decided to have a "photo walk" and meet on Lindsey Bridge. Considering that the group has not met "in…

Sweet tooth was calling again, only because a few days ago a photographer friend of mine posted a delicious looking photo of his creation; banana bread. I asked…

I have waited all summer long for these guys to become regulars in my backyard and finally this last month they seem to have found their favorite watering hole.…
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