“The Golden House” by Salman Rushdie

Finally finished my first book of 2018 (actually finished it last week, slow getting this post out). This one took me longer to read than I anticipated. With a page total of 380, it was not terribly long. However, his writing style is a bit different from what I normally like. At times I found…

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Weekly Photo Challenge – Variations on a Theme

A few types of produce with its varied colors, textures, and flavors.  All come from wonderous plants giving us delicious food to consume.

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Boy or Girl? “A Gender Reveal Photo Session”

It was a beautiful spring day. The excitement was building in the household. Today was the big reveal. They would finally know whether their second child would be a girl or a boy. The camera settings were dialed in, the photographer (me) was anxiously awaiting, her mother and sister were on Skype waiting. Their one…

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Weekly Photo Challenge – Silence

With a blanket of snow covering the forest ground and most of this creek, silence enveloped my winter hike. It’s amazing how quiet the forest becomes when covered with snow.  The silence is refreshing.

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Happy 2018!

Greetings & Salutations!  Hope everyone had a wonderful holiday season.  As we now turn to the New Year and the colder months ahead, I find myself in a reflective mood. Sitting here on our couch in front of a cozy fire I am reminded of warmer months. This past year was full of wonderful experiences…

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Weekly Photo Challenge – Growth

This is perfect for the New Year. We all have a desire to grow and become the best versions of ourselves, especially at this time of year. The first image to pop into my brain was a newly emerging plant but I wanted to do something different. Looking back over the last few years, I…

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