Tag Archives: Monochrome Madness Challenge

MM 205: The Iao Needle

My entry for this week’s Monochrome Madness Challenge is another photo I took while on vacation on the island of Maui during the summer of 1982. We visited Iao Valley State Park one day and I took this photo of … Continue reading

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MM 204: Maui Sugarcane Field

We vacationed on the island of Maui in 1982 and the other day I finally got around to scanning and digitizing the slides I took that summer. My entry for this week’s Monochrome Madness Challenge is this shot I took … Continue reading

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MM 203: From Under the Eiffel Tower

We visited Paris for three weeks in the Spring of 2014 and one day I took a lot of shots of the Eiffel Tower including this one. It will be my entry for Leanne Cole’s Monochrome Madness Challenge this week … Continue reading

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MM 202: Viewing Avila from the Four Posts

We visited the walled city of Avila during our trip to Spain in 2010 and I took this shot from a place called Los Cuatro Postes (The Four Posts) which is about 1.5 kilometers from the city’s walls. This will … Continue reading

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MM 201 The View from Belem Tower

We explored Lisbon’s historical Belem district one day during our stay in Portugal in 2010 and toured the Belem Tower (Torre de Belem), a 16th century fort on the Tagus River not far from the Discoveries Monument. It is also … Continue reading

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MM 200 Honolulu Hotel

We stayed at the Hyatt Place on Paoakalani Avenue during our one-week stay in Hawaii in 2015. My entry for this week’s Monochrome Madness Challenge is a close-up shot of the hotel directly across the street from us.

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MM 199 Telephone Theme

The San Francisco 49ers, my favorite football team, made it to the Super Bowl five years ago and my wife and I hosted a family Super Bowl Party. It was getting close to the end of the game and most … Continue reading

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MM 198 More Photos of Santa Clara

I selected another photo from our trip to Santa Clara a couple of weeks ago for this week’s Monochrome Madness Challenge. We came across this building shortly after our visit to Mission Santa Clara when we continued our tour of … Continue reading

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MM 197 Missions in Monochrome: Mission Santa Clara

Our granddaughter Lia is currently in the fourth grade and is studying California Missions. Her brother Tyler is a high school sophomore who has been receiving lots of inquiries from colleges all over the country because of his recent high … Continue reading

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MM 196 A Scene in Old Town León

I went back to photos I took during our vacation last May in Spain for this week’s Monochrome Madness Challenge. This scene is just off the Camino Santiago that runs through Old Town León. That’s the bell tower for St … Continue reading

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