December 7, 2018

Five Topics for Friday

1.  Are you a skywatcher? Clouds and sunsets never get old to me.

2. This is a close-up of the CCC building I shared on Tuesday. The CCC built many of the parks in Virginia and other states.
Black and White Weekend
3. Plastic! It shows up everywhere! It may break up but it never goes away.

Plastic bags like this one are a problem. Many of us are carrying reusable shopping bags to cut down on plastic pollution. But did you know that synthetic fleece is a pollutant? Yes, your fleece jackets and blankets pollute the waterways. Read How Microplastics from Fleece Could End Up on Your Plate. And don't give fleece products for Christmas this year. Please.

4. I've been sick for 11 days now. It started out as a cold and became a sinus infection. On Tuesday I went to the doctor. So did Frank, although he had just come down with a cold that day. It's a bad one that's going around. I'm starting to feel better. Stayed home most days.

5. I thought I'd end with something colorful so I went back into my October folder and found some flowers

Enjoy your weekend! Do something fun!


  1. Great black and white - wonderful textures! I hope the building gets the help it needs.
    Also, I hope you get to feel better very soon!

  2. Get better soon and have a good weekend, Diane

  3. Hello, Yes, I love watching the sky. Great capture. Your flowers are beautiful. Happy Saturday, enjoy your weekend!

  4. Good information shared about plastics among us. Hope you feel better soon. I'm still fighting a bug (upper respiratory everywhere!). Thank heavens for antibiotics.

  5. ...they never get old for me either.
    ...the CCC was a wonderful thing. Maui, plastic bags can not be used. Progressive!
    ...sorry to hear this.
    ...a colorful look back.
    Thanks for stopping by, Linda.

  6. Hope you are feeling better. No fun being sick at this busy time of year (or ever really). Love those bright flowers at the end of your post.

  7. Your comment about clouds reminded me that when I was just a little kid looking up at white billowy clouds, I imagined that they were giant dollops of whipped cream. Hope you and yours are on the mend....

  8. I love sky shots too. Beautiful flowers!

  9. I enjoyed seeing your photographs, but sorry to read you haven't been well. I hope the sinus infection clears up soon.

    Take care

    All the best Jan

  10. I do hope you both get well soon! I find my photo archives are a great place to find something to cheer me up. Love the flowers you found.


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