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
Intro: This is a day-in-the-life post about working late at the office and the results of such effort. I felt foolish for working late to embroider a tunic. The design was almost a two hour commitment to embroider. And there … Continue reading My Work is on the Cover!
I lived, breathed and ate flamingos… in a figurative manner, of course. And as long as I’m writing in an exaggerated way, I became the flamingo. I fully embrace the flamingo lifestyle. That’s the approach I took to develop my … Continue reading Fabulous Flamingos
My friend and I were driving through a parking lot when I spotted a woman wearing a familiar striped garment. I still have mine tucked away. The evening of the car accident 3 years ago— there was a couple that … Continue reading Guardian Angels
Today is an anniversary tribute to Kibbles Anthony Lisieux Holguin. While I have a lot going on at work and home, this day cannot end without a simple blog in her honor. She was a princess, after all. 2011 … Continue reading Kibbles Holguin