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The Zombie Picture that Got Me Kicked Off Facebook

Have you ever been reported on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter or any other social media outlet? If so, what was it for? Picture? Video? Post? Comment? Did you remove it once you were notified? Did you know Facebook will block you from liking, posting, sharing and commenting for 12 hours if you don’t? ...more
Silver Tree I know a few FB avoiders, including my hubby!! He doesn't interfere with my FB ...more

Casino-with Robert DeNiro

Thanks to the powers of Comcast, I have seen Casino and Good-fellas a zillion times. They say that Martin Scorsese made them both to be chapters after the other story. ...more

Living the life of Luxury at Zarafa Camp

Zarafa Camp, located in the 320,000-acre Selinda Reserve is synonymous with exclusivity and perfection. The spirit behind Zarafa Camp comes from Colin Bell, Dereck and Beverly Joubert, who together designed Zarafa to incorporate all the components of what they envisioned as the ‘perfect’ safari camp. It embodies authenticity, luxury and simplicity to create a camp that as been clearly considered, and thoughtfully planned to be as environmentally sensitive as possible. It is the culmination of years of safari experience. (from Zarafa's website) ...more

photography - phipps conservatory, pittsburgh

I bought a dslr camera back in August and started taking classes at the local community college last month. I've learned a lot but know that I have a ton more to learn too. Over the weekend our class did a "field trip" to Phipps Conservatory in Pittsburgh, which is a cool botanical garden/conservatory....more

Feelin Witchy and introducing Haus of Steen

Happy Tuesday Peoples!  I am loving the Halloween vibe today!Check out my mouthwash hahaha...more

I'll Take Pictures When I Want To

I'll Take Pictures When I Want ToA Case for Photo AddictionRecently I've been making an effort to hold back on pictures. Taking pictures, posting pictures, Instagramming pictures, filtering pictures, all of it. Although, I'm sure my Facebook friends and fans might beg to differ....more

Photo A Day Challenge - October 1-15, 2013

In addition to daily blogging with NaBloPoMo, I've also been participating in the October Photo A Day Challenge created by Fat Mum Slim. (Hey, if one commitment to daily creativity is good, two must better - right?!) ...more

Mountains From The Window View

I love to take photographs. Pictures inspire my imagination and refresh my soul. A camera allows me see with my heart, not just my eyes. I took these pictures from inside the car as we traveled on Saturday. Snapping pictures from a moving vehicle is always a challenge, but I like how the view from the lens centers my focus....more

A Happy Thanksgiving

In spite of missing my family and wishing we could spend Thanksgiving with them, this weekend has been truly lovely. Baking pumpkin pies, going pumpkin picking and out for dinner with a friend, and sharing an amazing and memorable Thanksgiving meal with friends old and new have all combined to leave me happy, satisfied, and filled with gratitude. ...more

Sew your own camera strap!

I purchased a new camera in January of this year. That thing is awesome. I have always enjoyed taking photos for my own personal use. This camera makes it even more fun. But one thing that has bothered me about it is the non-pretty black strap.  I'm also an amateur seamstress. Meaning, I have a sewing machine, but i'm not so great at using it. ...more