V For Victory!

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!

Bird Heaven

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

Treasure Hunt

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

Three

I’ve had some unique conversations lately. One was with a young woman with lavender-colored hair. I could have chosen not to start a conversation because of her “odd hair color”, or I could have complimented her on her hair and see if a conversation developed. I chose option two. A very pleasant conversation ensued, one … Continue reading Three

Love Affair

Today’s tale involves my love affair with a horse. Yes, a horse. Our neighbors went on vacation and asked me to take care of their horse while they were away. Prior to this, I had been going over to the barn and pasture every day with apples and carrots, showing this horse how much she … Continue reading Love Affair

Math Help

Yesterday I asked Hubby to help me figure out how much total square footage I have in my gardens. Why? The instructions on the fertilizers I plan on turning into the soil this Fall, direct me to put a certain amount in the soil per 100 square feet. Hubby’s eyes came to life after I … Continue reading Math Help

Adieu, Winter

I am giving Winter a proper sendoff this year. For the first time in my life I actually enjoyed this past Winter giving me opportunity to find another Season to Love. Winter has its own unique Beauty and Her Creations can be found in no other Season other then Winter. Last Saturday, Hubby and I … Continue reading Adieu, Winter

Check First

Before completing a job that requires faultless precision, it would be wise to make sure everything is in perfect working order before you begin¬†to achieve what you have set out to do. ~~~~ Picture is a Red Tail Hawk. This bird recently has been the “ham” of one of the parks I frequent, allowing photographers … Continue reading Check First

Business Booming

*Turn phones horizontal/visit blog to view FULL SCREEN* ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Our neighbors to the East of us are getting their house re-sided. Honestly it has been Business Booming around here lately. Last week our neighbors to the West of us had a new roof put on. This week it is our driveway and these neighbors’ siding. … Continue reading Business Booming

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

Along The Path

Hubby took me for a walk in Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve Park on Mother’s Day with not only my camera on my person, but his camera on his as well. About where I shot this picture and down a bit, we bumped into a man with a monopod slung over his shoulder with his Canon … Continue reading Along The Path

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

Early Present

I have discovered a beauty tip I am passing on to you. ¬†For you men, well, either suck it up¬†tolerate this post,¬†or you could pass this tip on to the women in your life. ¬†Better yet why not try this? ¬†I double dare you! For those of you without hair, perhaps my beauty tip could … Continue reading Early Present

Update On Tee

For all of you who read my post yesterday about Tee,¬†Subhuman Strikes, to my absolute relief Tee¬†turned up at our house around 8:30 last evening. ¬†Limping very badly but seemingly not worse for all he has been through, I managed to get pain medications in him, spent precious moments with him, and when I knew … Continue reading Update On Tee