Silent Sunday

Silent Sunday


AND in case you can’t read the mirrored letters they say “with gratitude”

which a good theme for the new year-

Columbus Free Public Library 

“What Does Silence Look Like?”

“What does Silence look like?” asks Cheri Lucas Rowlands who created this week’s photo challenge- Silence

This photo taken in Istria, Croatia in 2008.

A church sign.   Blog followers may have seen it posted in 2012 and remember. It seemed perfect for the challenge.

Silentium_ Sign_Croatia

and on the home front (well, Laura and James’ home)  Anna and Penny taking a nap before swim practice.

The wooly Afghan knitted by my paternal grandmother  Mary Alta Kerr Hendricks b. 2/7/1892

More Effects of Elements and Time

More Effects of Elements and Time

WEATHERED appeals  to me cause I’m  finding a lot of photos in the archives to post.


VintageGarbageTruckToyVintage Toy Garbage Truck from the 1950’s

LarimerSchoolLarimer School, Pittsburgh PA-


Okanogan, Washington and surrounding area-

orchard heaters no longer used, and apple boxes, an abandoned school house with an updated roof and a No Hunting sign posted on the building with the old vinyl couch out front.



Your Handwriting Reveals your Character sign in Coney Island-

-Bakery, Drug Store and the Lunchbox Diner* (see below for how it used to look) in Manhattan– New York City-


Weathered Diner

Quinwood, West Virginia-


Conneaut Amusement Park- Pennsylvania-



Roller Skating Rink- McKeesport PA-


alaska_trainTrain in Alaska


Lunchbox Diner NYC

Halloween Sign on Highland Avenue

You can’t see the large spider and weblike barrier to the darkened house. Carloads of kids are brought along this avenue. I can only imagine how they stockpile treats.

The spooky wild Halloween house on the corner of Jackson was in full swing again this year. Eerie sounds and flashing strobe lights. Skeletons climbing trees.