Friends, as a Nature Photographer, I am witnessing things I’ve never before witnessed, which to be truthful, alarms me. I believe we are in an era of unprecedented events, events that yes we all need to be concerned about. This is January in Western New York. Every Winter we get a lot of snow … Continue reading A Matter For Concern
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
Let’s start this week on the lighter side of life, shall we? To do this we have to revisit last September to help us. So, let’s do this! Hmmmm ….. what the … ? Dance. Oh yeah! Sing. Join me! Spread those wings! Drooling with infatuation over you. May this … Continue reading Monday’s Smiles
My “intentions” for the first of the New Year, fell short. Did I pout? Did I complain? No. I had wanted to go out with my cameras. However, the weather did not cooperate leaving yesterday with a very heavy cloud cover. The light was good grief awful to even think to photograph in. Grey. All … Continue reading Creative Contemplation
Santa was very very good to me this year. I have for the first time a professional Canon speedlite. I opened the manual to peruse the contents and my eyes crossed. Hubby laughed at me as I struggled to comprehend the basics and how to attach this light to my camera. He told me he … Continue reading Lite Memories
Wishing from this Miracle of a home, a Merry Christmas to you and your Loved Ones. May all of you experience the Wonder of Miracles and Love in a very special way. I will not be blogging. I am spending precious time with my family. Comments also will be closed. This Christmas is probably the … Continue reading Merry Christmas
Fizzle. Fazzle. Peter out. The big bad snow storm never happened. Warnings were all over the place …. beware! This is a BIG one. I saw some flakes, and kept saying, “Is that all?” So those really cool snow storm pictures I told you I would be taking, are non-existent. Thank you weather forecasters for another brilliant failure. … Continue reading Brilliance With Failure
All of life is Sacred yes all! … … as it ebbs and flows within the highs and lows in the receiving and the giving in the crying and the laughing for it is when we fly high we rejoice to be alive and when we fall low it is there … Continue reading Sacred
Just the other day I decided to go to Chestnut Ridge Park, camera in tow, with hope I’d hit the peak Fall colors. I wasn’t in tiptop form that day, yet I insisted on going. Deciding to leave my fanny pack with my water bottle in the car, and only carrying one camera body, I … Continue reading Creating Possible
In leaning in close to encourage another it’s as though Heaven itself conjoins with Earth. ~~~~ Every other year since I have been blogging, I would literally run after the colors seen in Fall. Hundreds if not thousands of pictures have been taken in past years. There is something about Fall that is so … Continue reading Encouragement
With camera in hand, I went to Reintstein Park. To my astounded eyes, the colors that are showing now, are some of the brightest I think I’ve ever seen! I think from all the rain we had this year, this year’s Exhibition of Color is going to be phenomenal. As it is, what I found … Continue reading A Walk In The Park
If you don’t know French, the title says, “Gardens are finished!”. Finally! OH. MY. HEAVENS! Finally! The final tally is in! I used a total of 90 pounds (40.8 kg.) of fertilizer. I am so proud of myself for accomplishing what I did do combined with my everyday schedule that comprises my life. There were … Continue reading Les Jardins Sont Finis!
Friends, I am getting there. I’ve gone through 72 pounds (32.66 kg) of fertilizer so far. To give you an idea of what I’ve done, I followed the “per plant” directions which state for each established plant, work 1 cup of fertilizer into soil around drip line. To go one step further, I weighed that … Continue reading Getting There!
For a little while, I plan on being quiet as in not here. The time has come for me to close up my gardens and due to all else in my life, it is going slowly. I’ve had to temporarily say no to gym and to blogging. Presently I’m fighting to assist my back and … Continue reading Temporary Quiet
For about a week, my sister and I had been playing phone tag. Very unusual for us because we do our darnedest to return voice messages with a prompt phone call. We speak on a [gasp] landline phone, not a cell. My sister normally doesn’t turn her cell on so any texts I sent I … Continue reading Bungled Bombshell
Do any of us perceive what the future holds? No. Thus, live this day as though your last. Cease the grouching and smile instead. Why would you want to spend perhaps your very last day with a frown and a curse when you could very well have a wide smile upon your … Continue reading Life Is A Gift
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
Written for Wendi. Bless you on your journey. Reading the words, “Always the battle of the Spiritual Warrior is with the self. Funding a will though action, yet unattached to outcomes, remaining mindful that all you can do is stay out of your own way and let the Will of Heaven flow through you — these are … Continue reading Unconscious Fear
“Generosity, morality, respect, service, ….. meditation — these are actions for the good. Each one is a practice that can be cultivated and further refined, becoming the causes for our own happiness and the happiness of others. These acts for the good become our gift to the world.” Joseph Goldstein This is my third attempt to write … Continue reading Awareness
When storms are raging which leave us shaking in our shoes with our knees threatening to give we not knowing how to survive look UP and know just know the Light is always with us even when we cannot see it and hold on hold on. Those times when troubles surround us rocking … Continue reading We Shall Overcome
Imagine IF Praying Mantises became human size and with technology were programmed to destroy systemically the predators of this world giving opportunity for a perfectly thriving Garden of Life to prosper and grow. ~~~~ Photography/ “Aug. 2019©AmyRose Photograhy http://www.herladypinkrose.wordpress.com Continue reading Imagine If
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!
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