I live in Maryland with my husband and a border collie named George. I began blogging in 2007 to share my photography with my family and friends. Bird photography is my favorite.


Today would have been my mother’s 92nd birthday. She passed away in 2006 at the age of 84 and I’ve been thinking of her off and on all week. Back in 2006, when she began to go downhill, I booked a flight to California in order to help my sister, Ginny, who was caring for her ....more

Spring Break

Hello, my friends. I’m not going to apologize for being such a sporadic blogger, ok? It is what it is and I kind of like things this way for now ....more

The blushing, girlish world unfolds

That’s a line from a poem by John Updike entitled ‘April’ that I found in a children’s book. I think it goes well with the tulip images I have for you today. I took these on Sunday after buying them the day before at the local florist ....more


I do not understand how people can post something every single day. I used to do it and I still don’t know how I was ever able to come up with something on an almost daily basis. I have nothing to say ....more

More Pinterest finds

Lately, the only reason I visit Pinterest anymore is to check my recipe board to get ideas for dinner. Sometimes while I’m there, I’ll browse the site a little bit and pin things to my boards if I like what I see. Sometimes if I’m feeling down or agitated, I’ll go on one of my boards – specifically one I call ‘Beautiful’ ....more

Random thoughts on a weekday evening

It snowed again the other day and I’m hoping that this is the last of it for this winter. It was pretty, I’ll give it that. Luckily it didn’t snow enough to close the schools ....more

Life is beautiful

Guess who I went to see yesterday afternoon? ...more

Yet another snow day

Hello and top ‘o the mornin’ to you on this snowy St. Patrick’s Day. I knew we were getting a little snow overnight but was upset to find out that it was enough to close all the schools and it’s still coming down out there ....more

Hello out there

I am feeling much better, thank you. I caught a cold that seemed to suck the life out of me and got nothing done this weekend other than picking up cold medicine at the pharmacy. The state of my home can attest to that ....more

Is it so small a thing?

The weather today was incredible. I was outside with just a sweater to keep me warm and the warmth of the sun was a joy. Unfortunately, I am fighting off a cold which is sucking the life out of me ....more