Category: Nature

Seminole Canyon State Park, Texas

Our 4 night stay at Seminole Canyon State Park near Comstock, TX was a spur of the moment decision. Sometimes that proves to be the best way to travel! My idea was to take two days/one night to travel to a new location from… Continue Reading “Seminole Canyon State Park, Texas”

Cactus and Birds

I’m at least 2 weeks behind in postings and need to spend time getting caught up – but just wanted to post this cute picture of a remarkably patient cactus wren, who perched nicely for me while I tried to get a decent shot.… Continue Reading “Cactus and Birds”

December Photos B/W 12.11.21

I’ve taken many photographs of this bluebird house over the years. It sits in a hedgerow by the edge of the dirt road a couple of miles out along my walking route. Something about the positioning and the way it reflects the afternoon light… Continue Reading “December Photos B/W 12.11.21”

December Photos B/W 12.6.21

In my first and only pre-digital photography class back in the early 1980’s, we were instructed to shoot only with black and white film and developed our own negatives and prints. I set up my tiny bathroom as a darkroom where I could transfer… Continue Reading “December Photos B/W 12.6.21”

November Poetry Share 11.24.21

The Peace of Wild Things When despair for the world grows in meand I wake in the night at the least soundin fear of what my life and my children’s lives may be,I go and lie down where the wood drakerests in his beauty… Continue Reading “November Poetry Share 11.24.21”

November Edisto Beach Trip III

My last full day on Edisto Beach was a busy one indeed. I embarked on my now regular sunrise walk noticing the very subdued colors this morning. There was a thick cloud cover as I started out but eventually the sun broke through the… Continue Reading “November Edisto Beach Trip III”

November Photo of the Day 11.18.21

On our third day at Edisto Beach, the clouds started rolling in which created some interesting sky patterns at day break. Just a quick photo today as I’ve been busy with other tasks! Tomorrow I’ll share thoughts and photos on my solo trek through… Continue Reading “November Photo of the Day 11.18.21”

November Edisto Beach Trip I

I just returned from a short family vacation on Edisto Beach in South Carolina. The weather was absolutely glorious with sunny 70+ degree days and moderate nighttime temperatures. My routine each morning consisted of rising early, before anyone else was stirring, to brew a… Continue Reading “November Edisto Beach Trip I”

November Photo of the Day 11.06.21

After the fall leaves drop and before the snow flies, the subdued colors of the November landscape are so easy on the eyes. There’s magic in each season! I walked back to the pond to check things out and was amazed at the perfect… Continue Reading “November Photo of the Day 11.06.21”

November Photo of the Day 11.05.21

This morning I was focused on going over my camera equipment – cleaning, sorting and deciding what I want to bring on my week-long trip to South Carolina. I did have one persistent problem that I was hoping to solve with the help of… Continue Reading “November Photo of the Day 11.05.21”