Yesterday I went for a 4-mile walk with my long lens just for fun. I’ve been working really hard for months getting some pretty incredible wildlife pictures which if you are not a photographer, is intense. It was time for me to take a break. I decided I was going to shoot whatever caught my … Continue reading That Little Kid
Hubby asked me if I used several images to create this one picture. My answer was no. I couldn’t even if I knew how to, which I don’t. (smile) I was told the composition was exceptional, and to be truthful I was in awe as well. Just this one picture I could look and look … Continue reading Own It!
Some are tattered some are young yet what matters is the song the pulse-like Life Force throbbing in all who dare to submit to the fuse beckoning to be lit. ~~~~ Forego the wrong dates on my pictures. I still cannot believe it is August. I’m still in July. … Continue reading Monarchy
In December of 1993, at the age of 37, I sustained a serious back injury while working as an RN. The hospital forced me to work for 3 hours before I was relieved of duty. As soon as I could I then had an X-ray taken, which showed a broken bone with a herniated disk … Continue reading Climbing Mt. Everest
Well. I’m beginning to realize I still require alone time with Mother. Yes, it is truly wonderful Hubby is now on board with his camera as he comes along with me on our outings together. But. My time with only me and my camera are imperative. So I made time yesterday to go it alone. … Continue reading Alone Time
Do we ever really see the entire picture within each and every moment? ~~~~ Do we think it possible to be able to know all there is to know? ~~~ Do we take into consideration that life itself offers us patterns and standards if we but fully open? ~~~~ Do we have … Continue reading Do We?
Which rose the young or the old did you first see? ~~~~~ What’s more unique, the blue insect or the spotted yellow petals? ~~~~ Does your heart connect with the majestic melody of this intrinsic ballet? ~~~~ Can you feel the beautiful jazz in this dramatic color display? ~~~~ Do you … Continue reading Awareness Test
I’m discovering sexy in sixty (+). Get the title now? I would have within a moment’s notice told anyone the “feeling sexy” days are long behind me. Recently, though, I’ve discovered quite by accident I can still pull sexy off. Imagine that. It’s easy to feel sexy when you are younger. Remember that, younguns. When … Continue reading Replace “E” With “I” And Delete “T”
As promised, here is part two of “My New Heaven” series. If you have time and you have not viewed part I, here is the link to that post. As you are about to see, there are multiple pictures contained in this post. For your convenience 3 galleries were created. I have comments regarding what … Continue reading My New Heaven Part II
Recently, I obtained another pair of eyes. Hubby’s as a matter of fact. He decided to come along with me on a photo shoot. I grabbed this opportunity and ran with it. That man really got into the spirit of things. On location, he immediately began to scout, looking all around, even pointing at gravel … Continue reading Treasure Hunt
What I went through yesterday just to get some pictures! I was eaten alive by skeeters even though I had insect repellent on! I was shocked! These insects this year have been ferocious, vicious, and in such a huge quantity that I cannot even walk out my door in the evening without putting insect repellent … Continue reading High Price To Pay!
As some of you know, I have recently found a place where I can go to immerse myself in such Beauty that each and every time I do go, I feel as if I have walked into Heaven itself. Because so many pictures are included to introduce you to my new Heaven, I’ve decided to … Continue reading My New Heaven Part I
My “Red” Garden My “Pink” Garden ~~~~~~~ Now I tell you a story of Love. Most of what you will read is conjecture on my part, yet my Heart is telling me this is truth. I saw with my very own eyes a Labor of Love that I don’t think many … Continue reading From My Gardens
Why are roses symbolic of Love when along with the rose come very sharp thorns that if not handled with care do prick and make bleed? Could roses be representations of Love because Love includes both Beauty and pain? ~~~~~~ Handheld manual macro photography/ “Roses … Continue reading Love And Roses
Without the walk with the talk actions are fraught in empty naught. Walk your talk solid and true for those around you to believe in you. Otherwise you aint but a taint in this world a blight a nuisance ζ an empty shell rattling in your own hell. ~~~~~ Why else does the butterfly … Continue reading Consequences
Well! My adventure did not go quite the way I had anticipated. According to the satellite images I saw, I was in for a treat at Casenovia Creek Environmental Conservation. Sadly, however, that did not happen. The trails I saw via satellite were no longer evident, and nothing as far as I could ascertain was … Continue reading Adventure?
With one eye on the clock, I was headed towards my Chiropractor’s office. If I hit green lights for the most part, I think I had a good chance getting there on time. When I saw flashing lights ahead of me after crossing a huge bridge that spanned a huge gorge, I groaned. Sure enough … Continue reading Synchronicity
I rode my bike the other day having the best day I’ve had in a very long time. As I gazed upon the Beauty of this most delightful day the thought, “But what about tomorrow?” formed. “Will my tomorrow be as good if not better then my day today?” … Continue reading Today
There I was taking a walk, stretching my legs, problem solving in my head when I came upon a sign, that at first I thought to be a joke. Mind you, what it said was the last thing I expected to read in this park. It said: I’m referring to the “Goats At Work” sign. … Continue reading Let’s Goat Buffalo!
This is my tale of endurance. This past Winter fierce and biting winds tore at my branches as I dug in harder and deeper then I’ve ever done before. I would not allow those winds to bring me down! I shuddered and groaned, a part of me just wanting to succumb. Yet my persistence … Continue reading The Azalea’s Tale
There are times when something happens that leaves me stunned to my Soul. That day is when it happened. Tired, aching from all the gardening I’ve been doing, I was out on a trail all because my Heart directed me to go. My sore hands and wrists could barely handle my heavy long lens. However, … Continue reading Miracle
If your Heart expresses a desire for Peace then do what you must for Peace to take permanent lease as your Golden Trust. ~~~~~ Allow Mother’s Perfect Expressions to be your expression of Peace in your daily Life. ~~~~~ Hours were spent not only in capturing some pretty amazing feathers and petals, but hours were … Continue reading Peace Can Be Yours
This year my spreading Phloxes are absolutely gorgeous. My images do not do them justice. I even am showing two short videos, below, of my front gardens that contain these flowers. I am intoxicated. I am healing. I am actually singing again as witnessed in one of the videos. Yep, I broke out in a … Continue reading Sunday Special
A young boy, no more then ten, stood before me with words that had alarm bells clanging in my head. He said, “I always expect the worse. What if the apocalypse happens and I am not ready for it?” I stood rooted to the spot, appalled. In my mind I screamed, NO NO NO! Gently … Continue reading Make Your Own World