Still Life Photography Fun

I’m doing my taxes today and wanted a distraction for a bit, so I took some still life photography of a few items around my home.  I took the shots with the sunlight streaming in through the glass paneled front doors.  This was my favorite…apples in liquid…


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The Enchanted Forest at the Krohn Conservatory (Part II)

Hopefully, you read Park I of my Enchanted Forest at the Krohn Conservatory yesterday.  If not, you can read it here.  I like being a Tourist in my own City!

The Waterfall at the Krohn Conservatory is lovely!  I fooled around with the Aperture and was able to get that silky effect.  It’s on my “to-do list” to learn more about my camera!


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Rainy night and Dreams

May all your trails be crooked, winding, dangerous, leading to the most amazing views, where something strange and more beautiful and more full of wonder than your deepest dreams waits for you.”    ~ Edward Abbey

To be no longer content to pick up what is floating on the surface of life, and to want only the pearls at the bottom of the sea, this is grace, welling up from deep inside.”         ~Eknath  Easwaran

If you want to be comfortable, don’t try to live your dreams.”   ~ Emily Trinkaus

On a Roll…


“Those who don’t believe in Magic..will never find it!”  Roald Dahl 

My weekend was great…cooked a lot of new recipes…ran errands…read some from my current book “The Hunger Games“…went for a four mile hike in the woods with beautiful sunny skies…organized my food pantry…normal household chores…and went to a Superbowl party at my brother’s! 
I’m on a black and white roll! 

If I remember correctly...the staircase at Sacre Coeur in Paris, France - 2007

While hiking on the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu, Peru – 2009
Staircase in Spain – 2010
Vancouver, British Columbia – 2011
Encountered this man while hiking to the bottom of the Grand Canyon by myself – 2007
I asked these Police Officers in Bangkok permission to take their photo (during a political rally)
Spiritual Pak Ou Caves in Laos on Mekong River


Girl on Mediterranean cruise in Venice - 2010

 Hope you have a lovely day!!