November Recap

The last month of 2017 is here!  My Nikon did not get much use in November, only 33 images to be exact.  Hence not much of a recap here, you have been forewarned. There has been a lot of napping!  Josie & Sir Purrs enjoying some quality time together. After a grocery shopping trip, we…

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October Recap

October, a month of warm weather turned cold quickly.  The beginning of the month I was in shorts and now it’s fire time! I do love the fall and the beautiful colors of the forest. A delicious plate of fruit goodness, part of our weekly Sunday brunch! Additional touches for The Shanty, solar lights and…

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Jack the Pirate, The Shanty, a snake, & self portraits – September Recap

September was a busy, yet fun month.  We finally completed “The Shanty” project in the woods.  My son came up with an idea for our campsite area.  He wanted to build a shelter mostly out of materials we already had laying around.  With some planning and help from Shane, they were able to make the…

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New parking, pets, total solar eclipse, and flowers – August Recap

The month of August was a whirlwind and suddenly it’s gone.  Hello September, when did you arrive? Shane was busy at the beginning of the month spreading gravel for the new parking area.  The Miatas have been multiplying out here!  (Business is great, a good problem to have.) Justice came to visit (the kid’s dog).  Josie…

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In lieu of July’s monthly recap – Pets & A Book

My poor Nikon, she sits lonely on the shelf wondering what she has done wrong.  It’s me, not you I want to say.  Over the past month, I took her out to practice using my flash, worked with white balance and attempted some self-portrait photography.  Although that sounds like my Nikon got some usage, it…

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Summer reading, wine, flowers and a local Bell Farm – June’s recap!

May flew right on by without photos to document the month.  I told myself I would get the camera out in June as not to miss another month.  Here is a selection of my photos from June. Our little Nugget!  He is such a cool cat.  He went missing recently but managed to find his…

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Spring, racing, driftwood beach and a trip to Florida. April’s re-cap!

April was a busy month and May is shaping up to be the same.  Spring is in full swing here along with a ton of rain.  The end of April we were gone on vacation for ten days.  Upon returning the forest had exploded.  Trees were no longer bare and everywhere we looked, green.  It…

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Bent trees, an oasis, spring, space & time travel. March recap!

Hard to believe March has drawn to a close.  The forest is now waking up and literally changing before our eyes on a daily basis.  April will be a fun photography month! My absolute favorite tree on the property.  This is only the lower third.  I love how it bends out and again as it…

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Flu, frogs, snow, & warm weather. Crazy February recap!

Another month has passed!  This month I had the flu, which took me out of commission for over a week.  Four days of laying around, unable to do anything.  Then an additional week and a half trying to fully recover my strength and appetite.  I cannot tell you how happy I am that is over.  When…

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Amy’s monthly recap & 2017 blogging schedule

And January is gone, just like that!  My goal for January, come up with a blogging schedule for 2017.  Mission accomplished, after some debating and researching. For the remaining 11 months of this year, I intend to blog twice weekly.  Notice the word intend.  This means some weeks I’ll blog twice, some once and some…

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