Bath Time

I have to admit I’ve begun to believe I have the Luck of the Irish with me these days. I am stunned by all the encounters I’ve had of late that have required being in the right place at the right time. Grateful? Beyond words! I could weep for joy that seemingly the time has … Continue reading Bath Time

I’m Doing This!

*Turn phones horizontal/visit blog to view FULL SCREEN* ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Between the heat and being tuckered out from this landscape escapade I’ve been involved with, I played hooky again on Tuesday, taking pictures from my backyard and in Como Park. Even though I could barely breathe (NO air!) and literally soaking wet with perspiration (Major shower … Continue reading I’m Doing This!

Time (10 IMAGES)

  (Two great songs connected to links ‚áď you don’t want to miss.) Time¬†has been doing some strange I’m talking weird things of late. Last week I thought was at least 2 weeks long with most days finding me not knowing which day it was. Time¬†looped round and round as I dug and dug, planting … Continue reading Time (10 IMAGES)

Time-Out

Seems the time has come for me to be with my gardens. Why? I am redesigning many of my gardens [HOLY MOLY!], which means, adding to [buying at a Nursery] new flowers, bringing them home and planting them, thinning out existing flowers and transplanting them to other gardens, getting rid of plants that are not … Continue reading Time-Out

Right Time And Place

*Turn phones horizontal/visit blog to view FULL SCREEN* ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Being that I was working on a “budget” yesterday … possessing wrong camera body for action shots, bringing wrong lens, and having only 11 AF points which this camera body has, all this against me did not stop me from at least trying to capture this … Continue reading Right Time And Place

Deer Art

*Turn phones horizontal/visit blog to view FULL SCREEN* ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Photograph taken today at Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve Park. I took the wrong lens with me and due to the staggering number of missed shots, I will not ever make this mistake again. I was amazed by how many photographers I saw today in this park … Continue reading Deer Art

When You Try (3 IMAGES)

*Turn phones horizontal/visit blog to view FULL SCREEN* ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Father’s Day turned out to be my lucky day. It seemed the Universe smiled at me saying …. Let’s see you capture what I am showing you. That morning I saw Whispers and Sassy sunning themselves on our kitchen floor. SO many (too many times) in … Continue reading When You Try (3 IMAGES)

Announcing …

Last evening a display of vibrant oranges and reds and yellows splashed across the darkening skies. This week is going to be a good one, I can just feel it. Why do I say this? How else could a week be any other then good when the very sky itself announces boldly that this week … Continue reading Announcing …

Spring Medley

Red Columbine ~~~ Purple Columbine ~~~ Lily of the Valley ~~~~ Azalea ~~ Lithodora ~~~ Peony ~~ “Art” ~~ Carnation ~~~ Peony ~~ Clematis ~~~ Peony ~~ So many pictures, so many flowers. This post gives you a slight idea of the vast array of flowers I have. These gardens had me hopping because of … Continue reading Spring Medley

Upgrade

It is my extreme pleasure to announce these beautiful flowers will be the last taken with my¬†Canon EF 100mm f/2.8 Macro USM Lens as this photographer upgrades to a Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM Lens which means both a better lens in the L-Series and an image stabilizer to decrease hand shake. ~~~~ … Continue reading Upgrade

Gardens

My Phlox are just now flowering. ¬†Those are the purple and pink flowers in this picture. ¬†I wasn’t aware of it at the time, but Ms. Cookie was in our living room window watching me as I took this picture. ¬†If you look closely you can see her sweet face. ¬†The garden with the Tulips … Continue reading Gardens

Flower Talk

Finally finally I open at last! Am I not the sexiest girl you have ever seen? Oh it feels so good to strut my stuff! To say the least I’m not shy … ~~~ Any Blushing Bride would be beside herself with unmitigated Joy with me as her Bridal Bouquet. Be still your Hearts! I … Continue reading Flower Talk

Education

You remind me that Love truly exists even on those days it does not seem to … Thank goodness! ~~~~ You show me in all your Perfection many are the Paths to the ONE … So chill … ~~~~ You show me the way how not to hide when life threatens to hurt … I … Continue reading Education

Give-Away

Oh my goodness!! ¬†Involved with a vacuum cleaner I heard my husband say, “Amy, come quick!” ¬†So I ran and to my utter amazement saw this huge wild female turkey in our backyard. ¬†We have not seen wild turkeys here in at least 30 years so you can imagine my excitement! While running for my … Continue reading Give-Away