Blooms – Monochrome Madness Challenge
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Blooms – Monochrome Madness Challenge

This time of year, I really miss all spring flowers; so I thought I’d share this beautiful lily from last spring.  I love how the monotone filter brings out the textures, lines and angles of the flowers and leaves. Monochrome Madness Challenge “Blooms” is my entry for this week’s Monochrome Madness Challenge. You can join … Continue reading

Bridge into the Woods – Monochrome Madness Challenge
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Bridge into the Woods – Monochrome Madness Challenge

This bridge actually provides access to the fishing pier at Caddo Lake State Park on the Texas/Louisiana border.  I love that fact that you get two different perspectives –depending on which direction you are walking. I spent most of an hour taking photos of Caddo Lake.  When I turned to leave, I realized that there … Continue reading

Gaylord Texan Lights – Monochrome Madness Challenge
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Gaylord Texan Lights – Monochrome Madness Challenge

Gaylord Texan Lights The Christmas lights at the Gaylord Texan in Grapevine, Texas are amazing. As you enter the hotel, you see all the lights hanging from the extremely tall ceiling; then, you look up and you see that gigantic star in the center. It’s certainly worth dealing with the traffic and parking to see … Continue reading

Canoes – Monochrome Madness Challenge
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Canoes – Monochrome Madness Challenge

I saw these canoes sitting on the shore at Caddo Lake State Park. It seemed a little unusual because there was absolutely no one around.  I’m guessing these are the ones the state park rents out to visitors. Of course,  I couldn’t resist taking a quick photo. Caddo Lake is located on the Texas and … Continue reading

Crossing the Red River – Monochrome Madness Challenge
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Crossing the Red River – Monochrome Madness Challenge

This is the railroad bridge crossing over the Red River near Interstate 35 on the Texas – Oklahoma border.  There is a  slight upward tilt toward the bridge because I actually took the photo from underneath the Interstate 35 bridge.   Monochrome Madness Challenge “Crossing The Red River” is my entry for this week’s Monochrome Madness … Continue reading

Auto Ranch- Monochrome Madness Challenge
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Auto Ranch- Monochrome Madness Challenge

Auto Ranch In Texas, businesses that sell parts from old vehicles are usually called “junkyards”.  We recently stopped by one to check on parts for a car my hubby is restoring.  This particular one was called an “Auto Ranch”.   I thought the name might be a little pretentious until I saw all the cars. … Continue reading

Old Pickup (B & W) – Monochrome Madness Challenge
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Old Pickup (B & W) – Monochrome Madness Challenge

I was fascinated by this old pickup the first time I noticed it sitting in the vacant lot just off US Highway 287 in Childress, TX.  I wish I knew it’s story and why it sits there. You can see the color version in my post “Old Pickup“.   For this week’s Monochrome Madness challenge, I … Continue reading