Sepia Saturday

Each week Sepia Saturday challenges bloggers with a visual prompt. This week’s double decker bus prompt, inspired me to look for double decker buses.

Building double decker buses in Sydney, 1937. Source: State Library of NSW
double Decker Tram, Leeds, source: Internet Archive, 1908

The tram above looks like it would easily tip over.

Fifth Ave Bus, circa 1910. Source: Library of Congresschallen

To see more Sepia Saturday posts, click here. You’ll be delighted

Cee’s Black & White Challenge

Reflections or Shadows

Each week Cee challenges bloggers to share black and white photos based on a theme. This week we’re challenged to share photos of reflections or shadows, always great possibilities.

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New York, New York

What will you share?

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New York, New York

To see more wonderful pictures, click here.

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Thursday Door Challenge

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Art Deco, Chicago

Hosted by Norm 2.0, Thursday Doors is a weekly feature allowing door lovers to come together to admire and share their favorite door photos from around the world. Feel free to join in on the fun by creating your own Thursday Doors post each week and then sharing it, between Thursday morning and Saturday noon (North American Eastern Time).

Click here, to see more links to more doors.

Thursday Door Challenge

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Hosted by Norm 2.0, Thursday Doors is a weekly feature allowing door lovers to come together to admire and share their favorite door photos from around the world. Feel free to join in on the fun by creating your own Thursday Doors post each week and then sharing it, between Thursday morning and Saturday noon (North American Eastern Time).

Click here, to see more links to more doors.

And All through the Night

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Famous for hard-boiled police stories, Ed McBain delights with And all through the House. Set in his 87th Precinct with thieves and drug dealers getting hauled in on Christmas Eve, McBain creates a – dare I say charming- modern nativity story with 16 year old, Puerto Rican Maria and her young husband José getting arrested for squatting in an abandoned building.

I enjoyed the tough guy bravado and the clever mix of the nativity with the police genre. Published with illustrations that have a straightforward look, this short story was a fun, quick read.

Which Way Challenge

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Li River, China

The Which Way Challenge, that Cee began, has been picked up by the Sonofthebeach69 blogger.  The beauty of it is that it’s free form. You can include images of doors, gates, roads, streets, exits, signs, paths, waterways, you name it.

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Lijiang, China

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New York

See more Which Way photos by clicking here.

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Stairs

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Chicago, Illinois

Each week Cee of Cee’s Photography challenges bloggers with a fun prompt. This week we’re to share photos of roads, boulevards, avenues, streets, alleys, you get the picture. What delightful photos will you share?

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Hanging Temple, Shanxi, China

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New York, New York

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Lijiang, China

If you want to see more fun fotos of stairs, click here.

 

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Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: In the Distance

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Chicago

Each week Cee challenges bloggers to share black and white photos based on a theme. This week she’s challenging us to share black and white photos that accentuate distance.

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St. Hedwig, Chicago

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New York, NY

For more black and white photos, click here.

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Thursday Door Challenge

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Gold Coast

This week I’m sharing photos of doors I saw this week while taking in the Halloween decorations around the Gold Coast in Chicago. You can check out more doors on Norm 2.0, the blog that hosts this challenge.

Thursday Doors is a weekly feature allowing door lovers to come together to admire and share their favorite door photos from around the world. Feel free to join in on the fun by creating your own Thursday Doors post each week and then sharing it, between Thursday morning and Saturday noon (North American Eastern Time).

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