I got to “play hooky” on Monday with my boss’s approval. It was the perfect day for the Dallas Arboretum. When I returned to the office on Tuesday, my boss asked, “What was the highlight of your trip to the Arboretum? … Continue reading I watched a ladybug eat!
Towards the end of my visit at the Dallas Arboretum I dawdled by taking photos of some potted plants near the exit. I’m glad I did. Take a look… Image above: f/5.6 1/50 sec ISO: 320 Image above: ISO: 640 … Continue reading Spring at the Arboretum: Purple!
I have certain self-imposed responsibilities as the Foursquare Mayor of my local Starbucks. Among them is to document important days, like today! Today is the Frappuccino’s 20th birthday! To celebrate this important day, Starbucks has a Birthday Cake Frappuccino. This … Continue reading Happy Birthday, Frappuccino!
“What car do you currently drive?” asked the Enterprise employee. Denise: “A Hyundai Sonata. I’m fine with a small rental car.” Enterprise employee: “I can get you in a Dodge Charger.” I thought she was joking but I turned around … Continue reading Carpe diem! Drive the Dodge Charger! Buy the Boots!
This pretty flower is an Iris reticulata. While I was taking photos, I noticed signs of rabbits in the garden but didn’t think twice about it. Instead, I focused on the pretty purple flower. I wanted something unexpected so I … Continue reading Signs of Spring
January 30th was National Croissant Day. Did you remember to celebrate? If you missed out, don’t fret, there’s always next year. In the meantime, here are some highlights from the celebration at my local Starbucks. In preparation of National Croissant … Continue reading National Croissant Day at Starbucks!