A couple weeks ago I featured Grandma answering the question, What motivates you?” The video was in Spanish and as I mentioned, my translation skills aren’t the best. My Uncle Pete stepped up and translated the video for this week’s … Continue reading What motivates you, Grandma? (English Translation)
Most people don’t realize this, but I ‘celebrate’ Christmas twice a year: in August and in December. Working for a craft/hobby magazine, the Christmas issue is planned well in advance and is photographed in the summer. It’s always strange to have Christmas trees up in the middle of summer. Weather during this time of year is usually 100 degrees. Not exactly Christmas weather! While I can’t show you any sneak peeks at the projects our photographer shot, I can show you a few behind the scenes shenanigans I shot. Enjoy. You might think it’s odd to take a ventriloquist’s … Continue reading Christmas in August
Today’s post is written by my friend Tore Bellis. He agreed to participate but was concerned he’d give the wrong answer. I reminded him there are no wrong answers – just different points of view. I think you’ll enjoy this … Continue reading What motivates you, Tore?
I was digging through my archives for forgotten photos and found this fun shot. I think we can relate. (Imagine diving in to a gallon of ice cream). I cropped it for a better view – admittedly, it’s not the best quality photo but it’s still fun. This was way before I had Big Bertha or Rockalita Sunshine. (My Canon cameras). I also didn’t know how to use my camera. 😉 Camera: Sony DSC-H2 Location: I think my backyard. Date: September 2017 Continue reading Overzealous Bee
I haven’t returned to the Grasslands since the infamous Tick Incident of 2017. I’ve managed to find plenty of reasons to stay away, including house and yard work. I’ve been cleaning the garage… closets… rearranging furniture and trimming hedges. Gone … Continue reading Memories of the LBJ National Grasslands
Today’s guest writer is one of my best friends I’ve known for over 15 years. We are polar opposites in terms of personality – she’s boisterous and fun while I’m the quiet, serious one. But I think that’s why we … Continue reading What motivates you, Michelle?
I’m excited to report this week’s blog post features my grandma on video. She’s 80+ years young and I’m very happy she agreed to participate. The video is in Spanish. For those that don’t speak Spanish, the summary: God and … Continue reading What motivates you, Grandma?
If you missed or have forgotten the story, click to read Part 1 and Part 2. Breaking News! Detective Solomon and his team have apprehended the individual responsible for killing 5 insects on Electronic Lane. Dr. Rip M 2Shreds … Continue reading Murder Mystery: Part 3
This is a special post – because it proves social media can be used in a positive manner. I “met” today’s writer through Instagram and our WordPress blogs. Suso often identifies the plants and insects featured in my photos. What … Continue reading What motivates you, Suso?