When the pandemic hit this year, it seemed pretty likely that I wouldn’t be traveling much this summer. The last few years our family trips has been chock full of amazing experiences – The Badlands, Devil’s Tower, Mount Rushmore, Mammoth Cave, Grand Canyon, Bryce Canyon, Zion National Park, Mojave National
As we all stay at home, Spring is busy out there continuing to bloom. As comparison from last 2 posts, here are the same plants, pictured 5 days apart (last set photographed April 3rd). Also, I’m adding another tree for me to watch its growth, a Norwegian Maple, because it’s
Before I get into the blooms, I have to say the last week felt verrryyy loooong. I don’t necessarily adapt to a new routine quickly, so having everyone at home now 24/7 left me feeling very unproductive. And it was rainy and gloomy, too, which didn’t really help the situation.
It is now officially Day 2 of the stay-at-home order and I’ve had to resort to find little gems of inspiration in my own backyard. There isn’t much to look at yet because Spring hasn’t completely sprung, but there were little hints out there to tell us it’s coming soon!
One thing about the social distancing this week, it definitely gives me a reason to stay home. Organizing the 32,000+ digital photos onto a hard drive was a great start (not done yet). But there was also the film negatives and scans that I needed to do something about. Hmm…
Winter is back in my corner of the world. I woke up to see snow flurries, blanketing the neighborhood in a soft, small layer of white flakes. These days, when it snows, it tickles me with a bit of nostalgia and I welcome how it quiets things down. But is
The best way to deal with the winter blues? Go to a greenhouse! And my city has the best greenhouse: Franklin Park Conservatory. I spent the afternoon off the other day to feel some warm air and to get back to some creativity. Here are some of the photographs I
As I reach closer to living half a century, there is something very liberating about getting older. When I was young, I was hard on myself and choices seemed limited and tough. I was hard on myself to be pretty, thin, smart, successful, unique, the life of the party. And