Category Archives: A Word a Week Challenge

A Word a Week Photo Challenge: Fly

Probably any hot air balloonist asks the same question:  Will my balloon fly today or not?  Up ’til now, we’ve had little experience with hot air balloon launches, fiestas, flights, etc.  But Balloon Fiesta 2014: Spirit of the Winds changed all … Continue reading

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A Word a Week Photo Challenge: Hole

During Knoxville’s Open Gardens day, a Dogwood Arts Festival event, local homeowners voluntarily push open their gates and let those of us in love with flora and fauna roam the grounds freely. One formal garden held something quite unique — … Continue reading

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A Word a Week Photograph Challenge: Happy

Sometimes it’s the simplest things that make us happy.  Like humming on down I-20 from Jackson, Mississippi to Meridian.  And following a yellow truck under blue skies with puffy clouds against dark green trees. Travelin’ happy! For more entries in … Continue reading

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A Word a Week Photo Challenge: Sign

This week’s A Word a Week Photo Challenge: Sign from the blog A Word in Your Ear reminded me of a trip through The Palouse in Washington state. I was driving alone — encountering almost no one on the roads running … Continue reading

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A Word a Week Photo Challenge: Undulate

  Make it to the top of Steptoe Butte in Whitman County, Washington, and you’ll be rewarded with fields of grains forming undulating patterns — waving and rippling and laying out curvy lines for miles into the distance. This week’s … Continue reading

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A Word a Week Photo Challenge: WAITING

If you have flown recently, you know that flights are scheduled for departure at ungodly early hours.  (At least it’s ungodly to me to leave at 5:15 AM!!!) But what I’ve noticed is this: airports — and travelers — are … Continue reading

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A Word a Week Challenge: Yellow

On her blog A Word in Your Ear, Sue Llewellyn has posted her word for this week’s A Word a Week Challenge: YELLOW.  My photo for the challenge is one of those take-for-granted vehicles you see almost every day — … Continue reading

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Travel theme: Birds

When Ailsa of Where’s My Backpack? posted this week’s travel theme, I knew I was in trouble.  The title of the challenge is Travel theme: Birds, and I rarely photograph our feathered friends.  I guess I could point my camera … Continue reading

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A Word a Week Challenge: High

Sue Llewellyn who writes A Word in Your Ear posted the Word a Week Challenge for this week.  The word is HIGH, and her pictures of Victoria Falls in Zambia inspired me to go back through my photos taken at … Continue reading

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A Word a Week Challenge: Lines

Sue’s A Word a Week Challenge this week from her blog A Word in Your Ear is LINES. And since we’re big University of Tennessee Vols fans,we watch intently as the Pride of the Southland Band lines up, marches into … Continue reading

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