Cee has compiled a list blog challenges all around the blogosphere. She posts a FOTD Flower of the Day challenge and inspires others blogger to post their flowers. If you want to see some gorgeous blooms, click the FOTD Flower of the Day. She is an excellent photographer and a creative soul. Always generous with her encouragement.
This week Cee’s B & W Challenge is Trains and Tracks.
Searched my archives for my sister’s and my visit to Alaska in 2016. Our 8 hour train ride from Anchorage to Denali. And back! I converted a few of the photos to sepia tones which is new for me. Perhaps I should have read up on how to do it more effectively but I had fun trying. Thanks Cee.
Guest Contributions to Today’s Souvenir Gallery.
A follow-on post from Tuesday’s Post- Souvenir
Sometimes you purchase the souvenir yourself, and sometimes a souvenir is brought to you as a gift from a traveling friend.
________________________________Souvenirs from Mary
____________________________________Souvenirs from Joanne
_______________________________Souvenirs from Vincie-
______________Terry’s souvenir mug from Norway, just over a month in her possession
____________________________Yvette’s Souvenir Refrigerator Magnets
Postcard from London from my sister Mary. I found it on my fridge today.
Trollstigen (Troll’s Road) in Norway. If you click the link you can see pictures of the winding Troll’s Road.
One year ago I was on the Arne and Carlos‘ Knitting Cruise going up the coast of Norway on MS Finnmarken. Thanks to Pam from Massachusetts, my knitting colleague and ship roommate for sending this pic today. Yes that was a wonderful trip of a lifetime and there are many great memories.
I was so happy to receive an email today with this photo of myself that Pam took by the Troll Crossing sign. I was able to go and find the one I took of her, too.
Our tour bus was to drive up the winding roads but due to bad weather, the Troll Road was closed. (After looking at the photos of the road I think I am a bit relieved it was closed)
Thanks again for the fun memory, Pam. I’m glad you follow the blog. Hope you like this post!
Pittsburgh in the distance as we make our descent.
welcome signop Duquesne Incline aPPGDowntown alley view from the bus
Cathedral of Learning University of PittsburghCentral Catholic rooftop silhouette as I wait for Steve to come pick me up at the bus stop
not my house but isn’t the light lovely on the brick?
Home sweet home. Grateful for safe travels.
Lacrosse game in Berlin. Berlin, Ohio!
Not to be mistaken for Berlin, Germany.
Waiting for Jack’s game to start.
The morning drive out to Ohio was gray skies and rain so it was good to have sun and blue skies in the late afternoon.
I received the loveliest email from a nice knitter from Texas whom I met in Norway.
We traveled together on the Arne and Carlos Knitting Cruise. She attached a photo of me on the deck of the M/S Finnmarken, shooting the Norwegian coastal vista with my phone. Norway is a beautiful country.
I didn’t even know she took it. Turns out she’d also checked out my blog site when she got home and saw the People at Work series from last July’s show.
So she titled it “Ruth at Work” Thanks Becky.
Photo by Becky Weaver
The Knitting Cruise ended Thursday morning and we took a bus to the Kirkenes Airport, dispersing to various destinations. I’m headed to Reykjavík via one night in Oslo. After supper I walked and walked around the city, realizing my time in Oslo is short.
Here’s my night gallery of Oslo.
”The Hackesche Höfe is a notable courtyard complex situated adjacent to the Hackescher Markt in the centre of Berlin. The complex consists of eight interconnected courtyards, accessed through a main arched entrance at number 40 Rosenthaler Straße.” Wikipedia