If you have kids or remember your own childhood, you know that kids tend to yank flowers (often weeds) from the ground and proudly present them to mom. Their good intentions and exuberance sometimes result in just a petal or maybe just the bud… or in this case, just the stem of the pretty flower! Continue reading I picked this flower just for you!
I was imbibing a Starbucks Java Chip Frappuccino with my friend, Tore Bellis, last Fall. That’s when the spark of creativity hit me: I want to write for Creative Machine Embroidery!
I started this piece a few months ago but had a mental block. Last night the spark of ideas flowed so I pulled out the spray paints, leftover embroidered butterfly and assorted whatnots to complete the piece. Continue reading Chaos & Hope
For two weeks I’ve been writing a blog in my head to mark this 2 year anniversary. I have plenty of anger filled words. But that … Continue reading 2 Year Anniversary.
A recent trip to the greatest place in the DFW Metroplex (the LBJ Grasslands), yielded some interesting discoveries. I have displayed them beginning with the least exciting to the most fascinating (and my proudest). I was walking through a shaded part … Continue reading I like to pretend I’m a naturalist with my camera
Last year I took a photography class at Brookhaven College. We met once a week in the evening for several hours. I learned more from that class than I did from books on my own. Here’s one of our homework … Continue reading Photography Homework
The assignment for class was to bring a table top item to photograph. Despite the unusual collections of objects in my home I was at a loss to find something interesting to photograph. I was certain I had NOTHING. I … Continue reading Silver Dollar!
This is part of an ongoing series on Hands. Someday I’ll have my own Handbook. —————————————————— I was frantic one evening trying to find an interesting subject to photograph for my homework assignment at the community college. That’s when I … Continue reading Hardworking Hands
A year ago I thought of starting a photography series on hands – young and old. Although I was very excited about the idea – I didn’t get very far in making it happen. I was waiting for the right … Continue reading Grandma’s Hands