Photo Weather in Winter


Photo Challenges

Whether you take photos with an iPhone or a full-frame DSLR, you’re welcome to participate in our photo challenges. A new theme is announced every Wednesday.



This week, show us the effect of time and the elements.

  1. Madame Zenista

January 10, 2018 at 12:04 pm

Krista- what a fantastic topic and a wonderful picture to go with it. I love love love visiting places and seeing monuments that have been there for ages and weathered the storms that change brings. The character that such places and things have is incredible. Without speaking, I feel I can exchange notes with it.
Here is my entry:

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  1. stenoodie

January 10, 2018 at 12:06 pm

Great theme this week! Thank you!

Here is my entry this week:

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  1. mostlymonochrome

January 10, 2018 at 12:07 pm

An example of what the wind and the sea can do.

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  1. Heyjude

January 10, 2018 at 12:09 pm

Love those old faded advertisements and the wonderful old buildings and I also love the fabulous fire escapes. A great capture Krista.

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  1. zaargham

January 10, 2018 at 12:11 pm

Haven’t taste OREO yet ?
Have some cookies and enjoy the writing.



  1. Tom

January 10, 2018 at 12:13 pm

Buy tickets at a fair in North Sulawesi / Indonesia:



  1. Sternococktail

January 10, 2018 at 12:14 pm

The Swedish word is “väderbiten” – ‘bit by weather’

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  1. marichulambino

January 10, 2018 at 12:35 pm




  1. Carol Carlisle

January 10, 2018 at 12:43 pm

Couldn’t resist sharing this old Christmas cat photo



  1. petrus

January 10, 2018 at 1:11 pm

Nice shot! I spent Christmas in the mountains this year



  1. worldasweknowitblog

January 10, 2018 at 1:20 pm

You are right, the building shows so much of history.



  1. Sandra

January 10, 2018 at 1:26 pm

A brilliant photo. So atmospheric.



  1. Anita

January 10, 2018 at 1:31 pm

I really love your choice of image for this exciting theme! Thanks Krista!
Hope to get my interpretation ready by tomorrow. It’s late now here in Malta, but I have an idea.



  1. Dennis Wagoner

January 10, 2018 at 1:58 pm

Going up at Turkey Run State Park –


January 10, 2018 at 2:01 pm

Nice theme, and I love the photo, Krista.


January 10, 2018 at 2:19 pm

I love pictures of art on old buildings. I love the history and like you often times wonder about sustainabilitea

January 10, 2018 at 2:37 pm

I love those ads on the walls. Good choice for the week, especially give the weather being experienced by much of the US.

  1. Oh, the Places We See

January 10, 2018 at 3:01 pm



January 10, 2018 at 3:04 pm

A lovely challenge again, Krista. Many of us will enjoy it very much – weathered. Who does not like that?

A Void in the Shape of Him

January 10, 2018 at 3:35 pm

Zargham Butt

January 10, 2018 at 4:13 pm


January 10, 2018 at 5:34 pm



WordPress Photo Challenge December 6 2017 Amusing Photos

Daily Post Photo Challenge PEEK


A Peek at my new nails.  The color is for the winter months and reminds me of Christmas time.  I can type with them on, however I cannot type with them off.  How funny.


Want to participate? Each Wednesday, we’ll provide a theme. Publish a new post with a photo interpreting the weekly theme. Create a pingback to this week’s challenge to share your post with the community. Learn More.



WordPress Photo Challenge: Repurpose/3rd Post in 2017


Show us something that you’ve recycled or repurposed, or an object for which you’ve discovered a clever new use.

Coffee Tin turned to Marker Holder
Holds my Colored Pens
Makeup Bag turned into a pen holder for College
Vase turned to hair brush holder
Wine Glass turned into a holder for stuff
Wine Bottle with lights makes a Night Light

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Friday, January 27, 2017

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Repurpose


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Guest Post Book Review by Review Tales


Jeyran is a blogger, consumer reviewer, book editor, book promoter and a freelance book translator. Her website Review Tales demonstrates her thoughts, reflections and book reviews.


Angles – Part I by Erin Lockwood

This review was kindly requested by the Author, Erin Lockwood

The story of Angels is a captivating tale about a girl names Caralee. She has a loyal group of friends and one best friend, Teddy who looks out for her all the times. He gets married at the beginning of the story to a lovely girl named Anne. Although the triangle at first looks like he has feelings for Cara and it is going to be a troublesome trio, the story takes on a new drama twist with the appearance of a dashingly handsome man named Sam.

Sam is everything a girl wants not just by the way he looks but also his mannerism. The sense of security, sensuality, and his gentlemanly behavior is to perfection. His presence alone brings along turmoil of emotions for Cara, let alone the way he interacts with her. There is a slight problem, though; Cara is already in a relationship with another gentleman, Jason.

The protectiveness of Teddy also takes a great deal of affect in this tale where Sam and Jason both are his friends, and he appears to have strong feelings for Cara himself, as well.

This dynamic tale of events does certainly wrap your head in a twist but, thankfully not so much of a knot. The pace and level of understanding are superb along side the skill in making each character appealing to the reader. The Author has excellent taste in expressing what actually goes on in a woman’s head. There was so much back and forth that even I, as a woman felt like saying “no wonder they say we, as women, are complex.”

I found Cara not as mature and robust as I would have liked her to be. When you have so many men wanting to be with you and constantly trying to steal your affections, then a substantial lead would be more attractive. The issue Cara had was that the men she was in a relationship would not commit to her and in her defense, she does come to a realization that she has to grow up, but it is a little too late. Altogether, her vulnerability was pleasing to the plot, and I enjoyed the inter-connectivity of the whole story together.

The ending is sweet and promises a second series. I look forward to finding out what happens to this girl and her friends.

I recommend this book to contemporary romance readers. You will enjoy reading this book in one sitting.

Written by Jeyran Main @ ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Share your thoughts on her review and click above to stop by her blog!  She has outstanding book reviews for all reader types.  I am a book addict but she is far more advanced than I can be in 2017 as I am in college full time.  Thanks jackie-paulson-signifture-for-blog-oists



Week Two Photo Challenge AMbience



Ambience has the power to uplift your mood. What have you photographed with exceptional ambience?


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What have you photographed with exceptional ambiance? Perhaps you’ve visited a spectacular garden, indulged in a candlelit dinner, experienced a roaring fireplace on a cold night, or enjoyed some laughter with friends in a wonderful place?