While visiting family in Stone Mountain, Georgia this last long weekend, my sisters, my niece (and her frisky dog) and I took a long hike…so interesting to see Mama Nature in action somewhere so different…
OK, OK, I know that I brag about my children and my grandchild all the time, but my darling daughter ran a half marathon today…the Blueberry Cove 13.1 2014…many, many hills, but she was AWESOME!!!! No training, no carb-loading, on vacation…but she finished about a half hour ahead of what she feared! YOU GO, KATY!!!!!
Since I “retired” on the coast of Maine, I have spent a lot of time watching the ocean and the woods and the towns around me…watching and photographing. But some days, the camera just lies there…it doesn’t call to me, it just sits. Today was one of those. I managed to shoot my morning photos […]
Yesterday was my little town’s celebration of self, a/k/a St. George Days…a parade, 5k, flower-arranging competition, Library’s annual book sale/art auction/raffle, the Fire Department’s lobster dinner, all topped off by the annual town fireworks…an opportunity for town residents to relax together and foster the togetherness that carries us through the hard times. It all started […]
What a winter this has been (and is!)…snow in areas of the country where snow doesn’t belong…minimal snow and raised temps in Alaska, of all places…days-long power outages in places that don’t normally lose power…horrible traffic messes on interstates and streets in places that don’t have snowplows or decent snowstorm plans in place…we Northeasterners chuckle […]
My days (years, actually) of writing on this blog went into an unforeseen hiatus this last year, when photographs of the world around me suddenly screamed out to be shared. I have really missed writing, though, and my subconscious must have realized it needed to do something BIG enough to shake things up. I volunteered […]