Skip to content

#Lens-Artist 112 Worth a Thousand Words

#LensArtist Challenge 112

Anne-Christine has picked several words to inspire us to share our photos. My pictures come from this week and trips from long, long ago.


Nutter Butter has known from kittyhood how to relax anywhere.

Precarious position or not, Nutters is comfortable



From May until the weather cools down strawberry plants forget about their obligation to produce berries and shoot out runners instead.


The runners create a different problem. Weeding.

This weed entangles itself into the roots of the new plants, making them impossible to remove without disturbing the new strawberry plants.


The strawberries worked for both tangled and crowded, but since I was organizing my old pictures, chose to include my 1988 trip to Italy. This was my first exposure to crowded. Even Los Angeles seemed empty compared to the crowds we experienced walking in Europe.


Nothing beats children to illustrate the word exuberant. Some of them are more exuberant than others especially if they see a camera.

Exuberance does get the looks.

Tim hides his exuberance well, but look at his shoulders. He is excited and up to something.

I hope you enjoyed this week’s #Lens-Artist’s challenge.

Next week’s challenge will be hosted by: Rusha Sams ofย Oh The Places We See

Relate Posts

How Four Strangers from Around the World Coordinate a Weekly Photo Challenge Interview #7 Lens-Artists, Tina, Patti, Ann-Christine, and Amy

Ode to an Old Kitty #111 Lens-Artists Photo Challenge, #Sunday Snapshot 2

20 replies »

  1. Terrific choices Marsha – your little Nutter is adorably sweet and definitely seems to have mastered comfortable. And oh my, the crowd in Europe! The only thing I’ve ever seen like that was during our visit to Cinque Terra. And it was blazing hot that day too. Not my idea of a good time! Thanks for joining us this week!

    Liked by 1 person

    • My pleasure, Tina. Thanks for the comments. I’ve never been to Cinque Terra. I decided to get off the Underground once in London and walk the distance of one stop, thinking it would be sooooo much faster. I was squeezed off the sidewalk by the sheer numbers of people and had to walk in the street and dodge cars, busses, and pedestrians. My mistake! ๐Ÿ™‚


  2. Excellent choices – of course! I do love Nutters…very much. Surely you made the most of strawberry plants too, and so true what you said about children and exubearance. You proved that in the best of ways – Thank you for taking the time to participate!

    Liked by 1 person




Hi, I'm Marsha Ingrao, a retired educator and wife of a retired realtor. My all-consuming hobby is blogging and it has changed my life. My friends live all over the world. In November 2020, we sold everything and retired to the mile-high desert of Prescott, AZ. We live less than five miles from the Granite Dells, four lakes, and hundreds of trails with our dog, Kalev, and two cats, Moji and Nutter Butter. Vince's sister came with us and lives close by. Every day is a new adventure.

Personal Links

Verified Services

View Full Profile →

#StoryChat Y2

Writer’s Quote Wednesdays

How to Link to a Challenge

8 Benefits of Photo Challenges

8 benefits of Challenges

For the Love of Challenges

Teacher Resources

Click to Get Early Childhood Teaching Resources
SS Logo
Sunday Stills Logo

Becky B’s Squares April – Bright

Cee’s Black & White Challenge

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge

Cee’s Midweek Madness Challenge

Featured Blogger Award

Free Download

Use Canva to Create Social Media

Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 16,498 other followers


Blogs I Follow


Blog Stats

  • 159,534 hits
nbsmithblog...random digressions and musings

Haiku...short and sweet (or not so sweet)

Allusionary Assembly

The Writing of Kerry E.B. Black


Looking at a Saturday crossword puzzle world with a Monday crossword puzzle mind


Interesting stories about everyday moments.


Refugees welcome - Flรผchtlinge willkommen I am teaching German to refugees. Ich unterrichte geflรผchtete Menschen in der deutschen Sprache. I am writing this blog in English and German because my friends speak English and German. Ich schreibe auf Deutsch und Englisch, weil meine Freunde Deutsch und Englisch sprechen.

Tish Farrell

Writer on the Edge

The Life in My Years

An anthology of life big adventure

Explore. Dream. Discover.

Travel with Intent

A photographer's view of the world - words and images to inspire your travels and your dreams

And Anyways...

Author, Baker, Sunrise Chaser

Thistles and Kiwis

A blog about life in Wellington, New Zealand

From Pyrenees to Pennines

We went to France ..... and then we came back.

Lins Doodles

Illustration Friday challenge, artwork, mixed media, drawings, photo challenges

Stupidity Hole

Uninformed writings from an arrogant Sydneysider

Trent's World (the Blog)

Random Ramblings and Reviews from Trent P. McDonald

Nuggets of Gold

Helping you to find the gold nuggets amidst the dirt, sand and pebbles of life!

My Camera & I

This blog is my creative outlet where I can share my photos, my travels, my random thoughts and a bit of myself.


En fotoblogg

Deb's World

Midlife, fun and adventure

Jacquie Biggar-USA Today Best-selling author

Read. Write. Love. ๐Ÿ’•๐Ÿ’•๐Ÿ’•

Gary A Wilson Stories

10 Minute Adventures, Fiction and Coffee Breaks

Travels with Ali

My site is all about my travels around the world and in Australia, plus daily life photos!


Tales, Thoughts + Tribulations of a Free Spirit in Suburbia

Take It Easy

Retired, not expired: words from the after(work)life. And music. Lots of music!


age is just a (biggish) number

luna's on line

Writing and Stuff by Chris Hall - Storyteller and Accidental Blogger

%d bloggers like this: