Confessions of a Photography Addict

Let's see ... what should I say about me? Well, so far in my 54 years I've been a librarian, a welder's helper, chemical plant operator, newspaper reporter, waiter in a winery bistro... ah, the rest are pretty boring.  They brought in a paycheck, but aren't worth mentioning otherwise.

Over and above it all, I'm a writer, a mom, a wife, a friend ... you get the picture. Those are the important things to me.

I'm an Empty Nester, living in my little corner of Paradise we call Long Hollow with my husband, our two dogs and loving it. I write about everything (seriously ... everything!) in my blog, Long Hollow and now post photos from my latest obsession, photography, at Confessions of a Photography Addict.

But it all adds up to one thing: Life is one Big Adventure and I can't wait to see what's waiting around the next corner!


One little known fact about me: my husband proposed just two weeks after we met and we were married on a Friday the 13th. Yes, we're still married, going on #29.

Birds of a Feather...

...don't always just flock together. I noticed the robins and the cedar waxwings liked to hang out in the same trees. Sometimes the robins flew solo, though ....more


"It is said that in a certain faraway land the cold is so intense that words freeze as soon as they are uttered, and after some time thaw and become audible, so that words spoken in winter go unheard until the next summer. " ~Author Unknown Last Tuesday...more

Cedar Waxwing Fever!

I lost track of time on Monday....more

Happy Valentine's Day, Long Hollow-Style!

Look what the Hollow gave me this morning on my walk. It was resting right in the middle of my usual path,...more

Snow Day!

Even a dusting of the white stuff is magical when you're not used to seeing it... Winter giveth the fields, and the trees so old, Their beards of icicles and snow... ~Charles duc d’Orléans, translated by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow The last one is from the next day....more

The Motley Mallards

We've had a motley crew of Mallards hanging around the Hollow for the past few weeks....more

Feeling Reflective

"Did you ever stop to think, and forget to start again?" ...more

Images of Christmas

Is it just me, or did December really take the record for the fastest month of 2013?...more

A Frosty Morning in December

It is the life of the crystal, the architect of the flake, the fire of the frost, the soul of the sunbeam......more