Prompted to Use the Whole Box of Crayons in Life

New York City, Slowing Down, Featured


Life is about using the whole box of crayons.

— RuPaul

Every year, Pantone, the global authority on color, chooses its color of the year.  They check out the mood and attitude of the world and create a color scheme that designers and retailers and paint supply stores pay attention to. Sometimes it’s a wild wild color, this time it’s rather mellow and airy. For 2016, Rose Quartz & Serenity were the winners, the first-time ever two were selected. Bring on the “calm and relaxation”.

Me, I’m working on my own color project with bright colors, naturally.

This winter I embarked on a seven-week photo journey with a community of like-minded bloggers and photographers, Color Colour Lovers. (Please get involved with these fun prompts next time!) On my own social media pages I focused on sharing these photographs while channeling red, green, orange, pink etc. Since we are from all over the world, colors are ranging from bright sunny yellow to pure white snow. Today I share some of my blue and yellow favorites.

But first, yesterday was a day filled with WHITE. I just love this stark walkway in NYC. I could spend the entire day here. Plus I’m playing around with time-lapse, so it’s ‘quick’.







Looking up in blue

Looking through a skylight in Cambridge


blue rowboat blue ice

Blue rowboat and ice in Connecticut


Blue sky over Grand Central Terminal

Grand Central Terminal under blue sky


Moon blue pajamas in the snow

Of course, my blue MOON pajamas in the snow


blue cookie

Blue cookie




I crept up her. The hand of Prometheus at Rockefeller Center in NYC

I crept up behind the hand of Prometheus at Rockefeller Center in NYC


The arrow

The yellow arrow


Grand Central Terminal

Light yellow clock at Grand Central Terminal


Apples, using Waterlogue, the photo app

Apples, using a photo app “Waterlogue”



All photographs are taken by me, unless I have noted otherwise in the caption. I use my iPhone 6plus and Canon 5D III.

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  • Susan Baker

    Seeing a post from you at my in-box always makes me smile. Thanks for sharing your gifts, Nancy!

    • I thought of you the other day, Susan. Happy to see your name. xx

  • Gorgeous Photos Nancy! Always, you have such a keen sense and elegant look on the world. And I love your Moon PJ’s, they couldn’t be any more perfect for you!

    • Hi Mara, Thanks for comment. Now, I hesitated to share the moon pajamas, but why not! Soon a THS talk. xxx

  • Karen Nedler Quinn

    I love seeing the world through your photographer’s eye! Thank you for sharing. You are such an artist!

    • Oh nice and thank you, Karen. Thanks for looking and for your feedback. xxx

  • Laura McFarland-Taylor

    Love these! Very thought-provoking.

    • Hi Laura. Thank you for YOUR thoughtful comments, always.

  • PBSisabargain

    Beautiful examples of colors!

    • thank you thank you thank you. Now I’m trying out black and white!

  • Christine Elder, ABR

    Beautiful and expressive! Thank you for sharing!

    • Hi there. Thank you for looking, and I hope you are much better. Loads of love to you.

  • Nancy

    Thanks for another eye-indulgence, Nancy Moon!

  • Janet Chin-See

    Love the colors, very unique. I always love looking at your pictures

    • Thanks and appreciate you taking the time Janet. Now you have a new phone to look at blog posts with.

  • Susan Portnoy

    Love it!

    • Hi Susan, thank you for looking, commenting etc. Can’t wait to see your first video 🙂 !!!