Tag Archives: Monochrome Madness

MM 214 Grand Central Station

I sent this photo to Leanne Cole a couple of weeks ago for her Monochrome Madness 214 but then forgot to upload my WordPress post before going on vacation. Well, we’re now back from our recent trip to Guam and … Continue reading

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MM 207: Relaxation Theme

For this week’s Monochrome Madness Challenge I went back to one of our travels with our grandson in 2010. We were visiting relatives in the Texas Hill Country and one day we were driving from Canyon Lake to San Antonio … Continue reading

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MM 4-31 Up in the Air

Well, I’ve been pretty busy recently and I also caught a cold the other day. And I imbibed a little too much at the wedding I attended over the weekend. So even though everything has been a bit cloudy lately … Continue reading

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Santiago’s Plaza de Cervantes in Monochrome

Leanne is not holding her Monochrome Madness Challenge for a couple of weeks while she travels in Tasmania. But I decided to upload a photo in monochrome anyway. This photo is a shot of the Plaza de Cervantes in Santiago … Continue reading

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MM 3-25 Our Daughters’ First Pet

I had to go back all the way to the 1970s to get this photo for this weeks Monochrome Madness Pet theme. It’s a shot of my two daughters and their first pet, Clara. I think this is the only … Continue reading

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MM 3 – 10: The Canongate Wall of the Scottish Parliament

For Leanne Cole’s Monochrome Madness Challenge this week I have decided to submit this photo I took last month in Edinburgh of the Canongate Wall of the Scottish Parliament.

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MM 3-2: Madrid’s El Retiro Park in Monochrome

We settled in at our hotel on our first day in Madrid and then walked around the neighborhood and stopped by El Retiro Park (Parque del Buen Retiro) which was only a block away from the hotel. I took this … Continue reading

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Monochrome Madness 3 -1: Lamps and Hats and Clothes-pinned Slippers

We were wandering around Puerta del Sol in central Madrid one day last Fall when we decided to walk a couple of blocks down Calle de Carretas to Plaza de Jacinto Benavente to see if our favorite chocolateria was still … Continue reading

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Gaudi and Modernisme: The Walls and Windows of Gaudi’s Crypt

The Modernisme movement in art and architecture reached its zenith during the period from 1888 when Barcelona held its first world fair until 1911 with the death of the poet Joan Maragall. During this period Antoni Gaudi spent most of … Continue reading

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MM 2-49: Gaudi’s Crypt in Monochrome

The unfinished church known as Gaudi’s Crypt is located in the village of Santa Coloma de Cervelló, about 20 km west of Barcelona. It’s also known as Güell’s Crypt and as the Church of Colonia Güell but a lot of … Continue reading

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