Time for Norm’s Thursday Doors and these are really hot! Whenever we take a tour of an old house or go to a history museum I’m always fascinated by the different styles of old-time stoves and ovens. Some of the workmanship on them can be quite intricate. For more on Norm’s Thursday Doors go to https://miscellaneousmusingsofamiddleagedmind.wordpress.com/2016/11/03/thursday-doors-november-3rd-2016/
Cee has us looking through a window for this week’s Black & White Photo Challenge. Whether looking in or looking out, I guess it doesn’t matter. There’s something to be seen either way.
Looking out through the windows of the Milwaukee Art Museum onto Lake Michigan.
Looking in through the windows of the Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum in Wausau, Wisconsin.
Looking out through the windows of the Natural History Museum at the Wasatch Mountains in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Looking in through the windows of the same building you would think you’d see something different but because of their reflective surface you get a similar view of the Wasatch Mountains.
For more on Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge go to https://ceenphotography.com/2016/10/27/cees-black-white-photo-challenge-looking-through-a-window/
The subject for this week’s Photo Challenge set by Nancy at The Daily Post is Shine. Looking through the photo files I came across these three images that I thought might work. The first, a brilliant cut-glass bowl, was on display at the Indianapolis Museum of Art. The second was the result of an experiment with some glass marbles (too much time on my hands) and the third was a Christmas window at Macy’s (or possibly it was still Marshall Fields in those days) in downtown Chicago. For more on The Weekly Photo Challenge at The Daily Post go to https://dailypost.wordpress.com/photo-challenges/shine/
This is my first visit to Norm’s Thursday Doors. I’ve often seen fascinating posts by fellow bloggers with some splendid pictures of doors and I wondered if I had anything in the old photo files that might be worth sharing so I’m kicking off my participation in this weekly feature with three images from Wisconsin. The first is the door to the outhouse at Cana Island Lighthouse in Door County. The second is an old boxcar at Green Bay Railway Museum and the third is the door of the Sheboygan/Fond Du Lac stagecoach on display at the Wesley W. Jung Carriage Museum at Wade House in Greenbush, Wisconsin. I hope these fit the bill. For more on Thursday Doors go to https://miscellaneousmusingsofamiddleagedmind.wordpress.com/2016/10/20/thursday-doors-october-20-2016/
Continuing on the numbers theme, this week’s Fun Foto Challenge on Cee’s Photography Blog calls for Three Items or The Number 3.
Three water fountains in the Rose Garden at Cantigny Park.
Three road wheels on a tank at the First Division Museum in Cantigny Park.
Three butterflies enjoying some purple flowers.
Lucky number 3! A racehorse at Arlington Park.
Three fish cruising in the waters of the Garden of Reflections at the Anderson Japanese Gardens in Rockford.
For more on Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge go to http://ceenphotography.com/2015/06/23/cees-fun-foto-challenge-three-items-for-the-number-three/
Once again I have fallen behind with my challenge responses but although this one is a week late, I would still like to offer my take on Ailsa’s Travel Theme challenge on Where’s My Backpack? at http://wheresmybackpack.com/2014/04/18/travel-theme-round/ which was the subject Round.
The title for this stainless steel and bronze sculpture by Rob Lorenson, in Skokie Northshore Sculpture Park, is Apple Rocket.
Little granddaughter, carrying the weight of the world on her shoulders outside Kohl Children’s Museum in Glenview, Illinois.
Someone else carrying a heavy burden; a snow sculpture at the old Randhurst Mall in Mount Prospect.
On display at the Chinese Lantern Festival in The Missouri Botanical Garden in St Louis.
This sculpture entitled ‘Discovery’ by Kusser Granitwerke, located on the campus of Indiana University/Purdue University in Columbus, Indinana, includes a globe weighing more than 2,000lbs which is held suspended by 12 pounds of water pressure.