Fourth of July

 “For to be free is not merely to cast off one’s chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others.” ― Nelson Mandela

Tuesday Treasure

“I don’t trust words. I trust pictures.” – Gilles Peress Beautiful Day. @Glen Island

Throwback Thursday

Today’s post is a little different than normal. I honestly haven’t been using my camera much these days so I don’t have many new pictures. Once upon a time I used to take photos just to take photos for fun, occasionally I still do but mostly now I take with a specific aim or intent….

Monochrome Mondays #6833

The other day I ventured next door and took these of my neighbor’s “cherry blossoms” or should I say  plum blossoms. The warm sun on my face as I hold my camera up to the sky an almost euphoric feeling after days of being inside. This tree is actually a plum tree which bears sweet,…

Happy Easter!

Happy Easter to all of you! Easter is definitely challenging this year but I want to wish each and everyone of you Easter Blessings of peace, love, happiness and especially good health!

Spring Tulips

I wanted to share my first tulip bulb with you today.  Your guess is as good as mine as to what color it’s going to be. Over the years my garden has changed a lot. Each spring I plant a few new flowers and vegetables but one thing that has remained constant, without fail is…

Floral Friday – Beautiful Creature

Monarch Butterflies are probably the most recognizable and studied butterflies on the planet.  I am more into dragonflies but this little guy was so beautiful with his big orange wings laced with black lines. He was flitting and fluttering having its lunch on what appears to be some type of milkweed but considerate enough to…

First Day of Fall

It’s fall y’all! For me falls here in New York means a new season with its crisp air, chunky scarves, show stopping leaf displays with vibrant reds, oranges and yellow leaves, apple cider, warm blankets and snuggling by cozy fires. A busy time for us with the kids back in school and trips to the…