Author Archives: Mike

About Mike

I'm an avid bicyclist, that also enjoys Kayaking, Nature Photography, Cross Country Skiing and Geocaching. There's nothing more boring than sitting indoors in "good" weather.

Is It a Dog-Wood tree ?

Can you tell a Dogwood by its bark? If you’re a woodworker that works with ‘exotic’ woods you can probably tell most wood species by the bark, or by the grain of the wood. But here’s a different take on … Continue reading

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A Challenging Photo assignment

Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: Fences and Gates Another challeng from Cee. This time I decided to take it on ‘live’, no going back through the archives. This week the topic is Fences and Gates. This is a topic … Continue reading

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Summer Storm

First Line Friday: March 1st, 2019 It is First Line Friday! Welcome and let’s get writing. Below, I give you the first line, and you all get to write the rest. This prompt alternates with Amanda’s Music Prompts, so make … Continue reading

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Open Door

Thursday Doors – February 7, 2019 Each Thursday Norm issues his challenge: Posted on February 7, 2019 by Norm 2.0 Thursday Doors is a weekly feature allowing door lovers to come together to admire and share their favorite door photos … Continue reading

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The Hope-Chest

For First Line Friday: February 1st, 2019 Below, I give you the first line, and you all get to write the rest.I’ll provide the first line, you get to write whatever comes afterward. Length, genre, and structure are completely up … Continue reading

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Black and White Music

Cee’s Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: Anything Related to Music is all about music, or something related to music. This week the topic is Anything Related to Music. This is a topic you can really have enjoy. Let’s see … Continue reading

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Morning Prayers

This morning’s photo was unscheduled, let’s say a bit of a surprise. I’d just spent an hour or so with some friends solving the world’s problems over a cup of coffee, and donuts. As we were leaving one them pointed … Continue reading

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Light On The Point

This week Ryan Photo’s fourth challenge Photo for the Week is Lighthouse, I have only lighthouse photo, Point Lookout, Maryland, USA. It is on the point at the mouth of the Potomac River where it meets the Chesapeake Bay, the … Continue reading

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Joan and Joni

A Photo a Week Challenge: Music challenge by nancy merrill photography In most countries, culture is infused with music. It is part of history as well as current events. Like other art forms, music not only tells the story of … Continue reading

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Early start

Photo a day challenge by citysonnet Photo A Day Challenge is a fun way to take a photo a day. You can play along by posting a picture of your interpretation of the prompt and link to this (post) challenge … Continue reading

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