“He is my refuge and my fortress; My God, in Him I trust. He delivers me from the snare of the fowler And from the perilous pestilence. He covers me with His feathers, and under His wings I take refuge … I AM not afraid of the terror by night, Nor of the arrow … Continue reading The Message
THIS IS A COVID-FREE POST. ~~~~~~ We as humans require touch, hugs, kisses. To not have those things deplete us as social beings. We are hardwired to be cuddled, stroked, held. At times just with our eyes and voices we manage to touch another with the emotion held there, in a different way yes, … Continue reading Social Beings
For the first time in seven and a half years, I am closing comments indefinitely and I will not be blogging. I will be, however, publishing my photography for your enjoyment. In order for me to survive what is transpiring in this world today, I must act with self-preservation. I am putting me first! Comments … Continue reading V For Victory!
Despite forces that hit with deadly force, She insisted, persisted to fight back. Time and time again her lovely head drooped with what would seem defeat, only to fool those forces whose intent was to kill. She went within. There She gathered her power, and waited, waited for the opportunity to again stand tall. Quietly … Continue reading Against All Odds
Before “The Event” that I’m about to tell you about happened, I was drawn to this family’s energy like a bee to honey. In so doing I asked them if I could take their picture. I did my best not to have their faces showing and I even told them I prefer to shoot them … Continue reading Bird Heaven
This healing heart music pairs beautifully with this post. Rise above the ominous clouds to seek the light to seek the light And in finding the light shield your light stand tall do not fall There you commence to create your world founded in love and in peace Here fear does … Continue reading Seek The Light
*Play music while you read.* Beep. Beep. From around the corner while cleaning out a kitty litter pan, I heard beeps. Instinctively knowing what was happening, I dropped what I was doing and rushed to the kitchen. Sure enough my husband had not only stopped the food timer I had running but he set it … Continue reading Disjointed Realities
Could it possibly be a bird I’ve wanted to see? Oh no don’t fly away! Please let me see move for me, turn your head so I can see a Ruby-crowned Kinglet! YES!! ~~~~ The moment “Ruby-crowned Kinglet” is mentioned to any photographer or birder, the face is transformed … Continue reading Treasure Hunt
Two days ago, New York State law was changed making it mandatory everyone must wear a mask while outdoors. Of all the idiotic things to mandate! Well, evidently some doctors spoke up immediately stating how unhealthy it is to wear a mask for people who run. That very same day at about 8pm, the law … Continue reading Common Sense
Groaning out loud, I wouldn’t give up despite my aching arms as I maintained my long lens almost vertically towards the sky. I had spotted a teeny bird flitting from branch to branch with no stop in sight. I was attempting to follow this bird with my long lens. I had quietly paired up with … Continue reading Teeny Tale
Stepping off trail, I carefully walked as quietly as I could towards what I call the swampy pond. Approaching the edge of the pond I chose a tree to half hide behind so I could scan the entire pond. I was looking for a specific breed of ducks, based on a very strong feeing I … Continue reading My 2 Gifts +
I’m witnessing a fascinating correlation in my gardens between the drastic slowing down of the world and the growth rate of my flowers. My Crocuses began to grow far too early this year, at least 3 weeks early and their rate of growth was fast and furious. Now? They are staying in bloom for the … Continue reading All Things In This Season
Friends, do not hook into the deliberate lies, propaganda, and fear tactics that the media is pounding at us. Stop reading, stop listening, just STOP! This is NOT my reality and as I have said so many times in previous years, I will not bend my knee to fear. Start getting involved in those things … Continue reading My Reality
Well, I was out and about in my fav park despite it being Sunday and a lot of people there as well. I tried to avoid as many as I could to hunt those birds I was there to hunt with my lens. My hands were not as fast nor as steady as they were … Continue reading Lock And Load
I thank the few of you who voted in my three polls found within my last post from “Three”. Below you can find those results if you are interested. If not, just skip down to part 2 of this post. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Would you have attempted a conversation with this woman (with the lavender hair)? Yes … Continue reading Tallies, Birds, and Scapes
Zippity-do-da! Snow! Perhaps just a little, but this was my chance to at least attempt to bring some snowscapes to you. But where to go, I asked? Hmmmm ….. I thought some and then I knew. It was cold the day I went out with my cameras. Very. So with care I dressed ensuring I … Continue reading YES!
Winter this year is not cooperating so far as in giving me beautiful white landscapes. With barely any snow on the ground at all, I’ve had to be very creative when out in the field. I went to Reinstein Park recently and saw another photographer shooting by the bird feeders. I had nothing to lose, … Continue reading Heart’s Passion
Can you believe that 2019 is almost over? Where did the year go? I don’t know about you, but it seemed to have passed as if in a blur. Now here we are, about to go into a brand new decade. 2020! That to me sounds futuristic, as if suddenly I find myself catapulted into … Continue reading Happy New Year 2020
Here we are once more on the Cusp of Autumn … An early Harvest Moon Heavier darker cloud cover The Tourists gathering to leave Leaving behind businesses silent and still (Sassy saying, “Mom! The thought of cold makes me want to sleep!”) (Jersey saying, “What do you mean I … Continue reading Signs Of The Times
In much need of my therapist, I opened the cupboard door, reached in, and firmly took hold of my sanity check. From there I slid open our glass patio door to sit on our picnic bench. All Summer I’ve wanted to shoot those who come to my Hummingbird feeder and I just yesterday got around … Continue reading The Station
What are the chances it poured yesterday, the very day I planned on watering all my gardens? In fact, I had a sprinkler on, timer set, as I went upstairs to change from my pj’s into the clothes for the day. By the time I came back downstairs, a matter of about I’d say no … Continue reading Life!
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!
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
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