Window View


Every day I get a different view out my bedroom window.  I was intrigued by the drops of water on the ended of the bittersweet vine as it began to grow this past spring.  Grateful for happy accidents like this one! Windows into the blogosphere: Cake Take Flight Heart To Heart Windows Magical Windows Reflection … Continue reading Window View

Fall Magic


I recently took a walk on a bright, warm and sunny, fall afternoon.  To me the colors of fall in New England are "Magic"!  But this one, once I made some changes with the Pixlr app, looked just as magical as anything I'd snapped in color.  It's Queen Anne's Lace which grows everywhere around me, particularly … Continue reading Fall Magic

Flower Frame


The Weekly Photo Challenge "Frame", brings me once again out to our garden.  This year Steve was able to grow HUGE sunflowers.  He did everything in the garden from seed this year, and as you can tell this bee [framed by the beautiful petals and seeds of the sunflower] is having a grand time of … Continue reading Flower Frame

Cat Chat


I just came across this draft of a post from 2013 that I never published.  I still like it, so here it is.  Our cat still sits atop the jelly cupboard every day, perhaps with the hope of a reply from the faces in the picture...who knows really what cats are thinking? The Weekly Photo … Continue reading Cat Chat

Lucille (weekly photo challenge)


This week's photo challenge (Rare) got me thinking about how rare it is for me to have an elderly person in my life.  Last week we took our friend and former neighbor, Lucille, out for her birthday--her 89th birthday!  been in assisted living now for 3 years; since her third, and last, fall in her home. She does not have … Continue reading Lucille (weekly photo challenge)

I Had to Look This One Up!


I'll admit that for the Weekly Photo Challenge I had to look up the word "ephemeral" and when I did found this:  "something short-lived, lasting but a moment".  The first pictures that came to mind were the ones taken of me rather than by me.  These two are among some of my recent favorites and … Continue reading I Had to Look This One Up!

Serenity


One of the times when I feel "serene" is just after a snowstorm, the deeper the snow, often the more serene.  Everything feels clean, quiet, and peaceful; if that's not serenity, I don't know what is! Find More Serenity Here: overgrowth The Serenity in My Heart Photo – Serenity x Infinity Sweet Serenity Photo Friday: Niagara Falls Rainbow