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!
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
You get up. You consider viewpoints other than your own. Consider the prize. On the surface it looks shiny, new and exciting— a wonderful panacea to solve all your problems. But look deeper. Maybe it wasn’t everything you elevated it … Continue reading What to do when you can taste victory but instead get served defeat
I began this photo shoot with my mom’s can-do attitude. People always ask my mom—can you make this? Any idea how to make that? Can you paint this? Can you repair that? And more often than not, mom replies “yes”—and … Continue reading Random Object Wednesday: A Switch!
My trainer put me on a scale like no other. It measured weight and gave all sorts of measurements that angered me. I knew I gained weight but this scale told a thorough story. That night I renounced my beloved … Continue reading 6 things I learned when I gave up the Java Chip Frappuccino
It was an impetuous decision but I had to follow through. Today I purchased a new camera. I’ve named the camera Dot. Dot as in polka dot dresses. Dot as in Yakko, Wakko and Dot from the Animaniacs. Dot as … Continue reading Welcome, Dot!
I recently went on vacation and for the purposes of this blog… I went to an ‘undisclosed’ location. It was a magical place where there were countless pebbles, rocks and canyons to admire. I had never seen so many rocks … Continue reading A rock’s 1100+ mile journey
I’m finally launching a new photography series and considering how long I’ve been planning it—you’d think I’d have the title figured out. Working Titles: Sit on It! 1000 Smiles (or maybe a more reasonable goal: 100 Smiles) A Journey of … Continue reading A Journey of a Chair, Series 1
It used to be I’d spend most of my free time outdoors – taking nature photos of dragonflies, butterflies and other ‘critters.’ But that was years ago and I’ve since discovered other hobbies, I’ve made new friends and I don’t … Continue reading Smile for the camera!