My friend Tore and I returned to Oak Point Park, one week after the Fish Tale / Great Flood. The plan was to observe the damage and cleanup operation. I also planned on documenting the dead fish in fields and … Continue reading A walk in the park with a butterfly
Today is my 17 year work anniversary. I celebrated by writing thank you cards to customers ordering my newest design collection, Coffee & Tea by Blue Hair Girl. Among the Dale Carnegie principles I have employed over the years: “Count your blessings – not your troubles”, “do your very best” and “show sincere and honest appreciation”. Continue reading 17 Year Work Anniversary
There was a brief moment when the rain paused long enough for my friend Tore and I to visit Oak Point Park. This park makes my list of top city parks because there’s always fun wildlife to observe with very … Continue reading A fish tale
Such rich, beautiful color! Photo taken at the Dallas Arboretum. No tripod. No color correction. Just a steady hand and lots of practice! I figured I have posted lots of bugs and creepy crawlies that I should balance the blog with a pretty pink flower. Enjoy. This won’t last. I have great photos of creepy things coming soon. Date: September 9, 2018 Camera: Rockalita Sunshine (Canon EOS 5D Mark IV) Lens: My beloved 100 mm macro lens (Canon EF 100mm f/2.8 L macro IS) Continue reading Pink Zinnia
I went to the Dallas Arboretum very unprepared. I only had my Canon 5D Mark IV and one set of miniatures. (What a hard life and yes, I carry miniature firemen in my camera bag at all times). I looked for plants that suggested a fire. This plant did the trick. Date: September 9, 2018 Camera: Rockalita Sunshine (Canon EOS 5D Mark IV) Lens: My beloved 100 mm macro lens (Canon EF 100mm f/2.8 L macro IS) Continue reading Fire!
What this photo doesn’t capture is the scale of the two subjects. The meal was very hard to see until I downloaded the photo! Date: September 9, 2018 Camera: Rockalita Sunshine (Canon EOS 5D Mark IV) Lens: My beloved 100 mm macro lens (Canon EF 100mm f/2.8 L macro IS) Location: Dallas Arboretum Continue reading Dinner is Served
Here are some highlights from today’s trip to the Dallas Arboretum. I didn’t have a tripod but to my relief, many photos turned out. Date: September 9, 2018 Camera: Rockalita Sunshine (Canon EOS 5D Mark IV) Lens: My beloved 100 … Continue reading Busy Little Bee
Last year I purchased an assembled HO scale building for $5.00. It was a good price, good condition and has great potential. The original signs were still on the windows and the entire building was unpainted. (The plastic really is … Continue reading Spend $100, Receive a Free Flamingo Statue!
… and he enjoyed it! ________________________________________ I recently taught my friend Tore Bellis how to machine embroider. This was a fair trade because last year he taught me how to solder electronics. I considered what he might like to stitch … Continue reading A software engineer tries machine embroidery for the first time…
Yesterday I walked in to Dianna’s office minutes (more like seconds) after submitting all my receipts for last month’s credit card expenses. Denise: “Dianna! Did you see?” She of course, had not. It had only been seconds ago. The app … Continue reading Confetti, Balloons & Chocolate