Category: Photography

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”

Mandeville Bike Ride

On Christmas Eve day, we decided to ride the Tammany Trace bike path towards the small lakefront town of Mandeville, Louisiana. The ride from Fontainebleau State Park to the center of the village was only 2.77 miles one way. It is a fairly level… Continue Reading “Mandeville Bike Ride”

Tammany Trace

After driving for five straight days from our starting point in Vermont, we landed at Fontainebleau State Park in Mandeville, Louisiana on December 21st. It was such a relief to be stationary for a few days! What attracted me to this state park was,… Continue Reading “Tammany Trace”

A Christmas Night Blessing

May your life be like awildflower,growing freely in thebeautyand joy of each day.— Native American Proverb This blessing is one of a collection of poems and sayings included in a book I purchased many years ago when my sons were small – A Grateful… Continue Reading “A Christmas Night Blessing”

On the Road Again – 12/25/21

After a number of delays, we finally embarked on our ambitious Winter 21/22 road trip! We left on December 17th and headed SOUTH! As we discussed travel plans, one important priority was to keep the primary driver happy! To accomplish this, our strategy included… Continue Reading “On the Road Again – 12/25/21”

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”