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WEEKLY PHOTO CHALLENGE: MONUMENT

April 12, 2014

CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS I have posted a number of memorials and monuments in the past on this blog. I search my archives and found these photos of Christopher Columbus’ Monument located on the North Side of Pittsburgh. When I was in elementary school our teacher taught us the below poem to remember the history of Columbus. […]

CEE’S FUN FOTO CHALLENGE: PATTERNS

April 11, 2014

ZEBRA BACK INSIDE DOME OF THE CAPITAL WASHINGTON, D.C. BOTTOM OF ROCK POOL CEILING CONCERT HALL I leave you with the patterns of dancing waters that I filmed in Station Square of Pittsburgh, a few years ago. DANCING WATERS Take a visit over to Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge for more patterns. BE ENCOURAGED!  BE BLESSED!

TAGGED “N” FOR NOSES

April 11, 2014

ANIMAL NOSES Be Glad Your Nose is on Your Face Be glad your nose is on your face, not pasted on some other place, for if it were where it is not, you might dislike your nose a lot. Imagine if your precious nose were sandwiched in between your toes, that clearly would not be […]

MASCOTS FROM PITTSBURGH

April 1, 2014

PIRATE PARROT The Pirate Parrot introduced in 1979, The Pirate Parrot is the popular costumed mascot of the Pittsburgh Pirates. He entertains the crowds at all Pirates home games by dancing, interacting with fans — young and old — and leading cheers. In addition, The Parrot often appears at events and fundraisers throughout the region, […]

CEE’S ODD BALL PHOTO CHALLENGE: WEEK 5

March 30, 2014

 THE GUMBALL MACHINE Do you remember as a child saving your penny, nickel or quarter to feed into the gumball machine?  Originally one penny, the standard cost of one gumball in the United States is now a quarter. During my childhood this piece of bubble gum cost a nickel.  The machines could be found in the supermarket, the corner […]

WEEKLY PHOTO CHALLENGE: STREET LIFE

March 28, 2014

      Visit WPC for more entries. BE ENCOURAGED! BE BLESSED!

TRAVEL THEME: STATUES

March 28, 2014

While walking along the streets where the Pittsburgh Arts Festival was located, there were a number of very alive looking statues that got a lot of attention. The details of the images portrayed by the sculptures, from facial expression to the objects in their hands was amazing. These statues were done by world-renowned artist J. Seward Johnson Jr.  One of the […]

CEE’S FUN FOTO CHALLENGE: TEXTURE

March 26, 2014

Visit Cee’s Photography for more texture photos.   BE ENCOURAGED!  BE BLESSED!

LIGHT UP NIGHT IN PITTSBURGH

March 25, 2014

TAGGED “L” – LIGHT UP NIGHT I am not very good at night photography, but here are a few of the city that I captured on Light Up Night, when all the building lights in the city are lit to welcome in the holiday season.  It is when Pittsburgh puts on its party clothes and dresses up […]

BILLBOARDS

March 24, 2014

Jakesprinter in his Sunday Post has challenged us to show some billboards in our posts this week.  Visit his site in the link above to see more. A billboard (sometimes also called a hoarding in the UK and many other parts of the world) is a large outdoor advertising structure, typically found in high-traffic areas such as alongside busy roads. Billboards […]

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