1961 Desk Completes My Office

I finally have my desk for my “new” workstation.  A couple of months ago I wrote about having to set up an additional workspace to compromise with my partner using my original desk.  A few weeks ago we upgraded our laptop from the Microsoft Surface to a Think Pad.  Which I love by the way!…

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Week 22: Stranger

Week 22 of the 52-week photo challenge Story Telling: Stranger “It is easy to tell the story of someone you know. So for this week’s challenge I want you to tell the story of a stranger.” This past weekend we attended the 103rd running of the Indianapolis 500. Arriving earlier than normal we were treated…

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Weeks 18-21: Weight/Mass; Aging; Negative Space; Serenity

Time to play catch-up with the 52-week photography challenge. Week 18: Inspiration: Weight or Mass “Heavy as a stone, light as a feather. Find inspiration and shoot an amazing photograph.” I remember as a kid looking up at the clouds thinking wouldn’t it be nice to sit on one of those.  They look so light…

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My 90-Year Old Grandmother

The end of April my maternal grandmother turned 90.  Ninety! That’s a little over twice as long as I have been alive.  Although she has been around the sun 90 times you wouldn’t know it by looking at her.  She has the usual gray/white hair and the wrinkled skin you would expect. Yet she volunteers…

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A Tribute to Past Families

I have had the pleasure of photographing and getting to know many different families over the years.  Family photography always brings a smile to my face.  I love watching the interaction between them.  Either capturing candid moments or getting everyone in the group to pose and look at the camera (at the same time).  All…

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Camp Amy: Meet Daisy Mae

Once a week I tell my sweet pooch goodbye as I head out the door for an afternoon of volunteering at our local shelter.  We are the dog walkers.  A name we gave ourselves as a group because apparently creativity was absent that day. There are anywhere from three to six of us that show…

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Bloody Mary Saturday & Blog Catch Up

As I sat here this afternoon sipping on a Bloody Mary while reading through blogs here on WordPress, I thought I have slacked on the blogging front.  This is the first time in months I sat down to actually read through my favorite blogs that I follow.  I realized how can I expect anyone to…

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Camp NaNoWriMo: My Experience

Two days ago I completed Camp NaNoWriMo.  For those of you who are not familiar, Camp takes place in April.  Unlike NaNoWriMo in November, you the participant set your goal. You decide on the project and your target goal of words or time to log during the month of April. I initially set a goal…

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