Once you lick the frosting off a cupcake, it becomes a muffin. And muffins are healthy. (...your welcome 🙂 )
“When you go out to paint, try to forget what objects you have before you, a tree, a house, a field or whatever. Merely think here is a little square of blue, here an oblong of pink, here a streak of yellow, and paint it just as it looks to you, the exact color and... Continue Reading →
If there is no struggle, there is no progress. -Fredrick Douglas We spent the weekend in Alabama, revisiting the history of the Civil Rights movement. On the agenda was a soulful exploration of the National Memorial for Peace and Justice and a day trip to Selma to walk the infamous Edmund Pettus Bridge. Both were... Continue Reading →
We are all trapped in a jar, and don't realize there is a lid. I found this little fella flying around my house tonight. He's an Underwing Moth, who measured about 4 inches across with two spectacular orange and black bottom wings. It's interesting how his size and beauty made me feel compelled to catch... Continue Reading →
Let the rain kiss you. Let the rain beat upon your head with silver liquid drops. Let the rain sing you a lullaby. -Langston Hughes Let the monsoon season begin. (hopefully, anyway...)
“Coolness is not an image that can be bought or worn. True cool is an attitude that is projected from a person who is extremely comfortable in their own skin.” ― Suzy Kassem
Where there's smoke... Wildfires are burning up the west, and it shows. The smoke from the California and Southern Oregon fires has made its way into Colorado, coloring our skies a bleak greyish-brown and the sun disturbing color of orange tonight. Feels a bit apocalyptic.
How blest to sit in the fragrant shade, In the hush of a summer noon, To watch the bees at their happy task, And listen their drowsy tune... ~Elizabeth Anne Chase Akers Allen bee·line ˈbēlīn/ noun a straight line between two places. Apparently Mr. Webster never actually watched a bee fly... or tried to... Continue Reading →
Almost every person, from childhood, has been touched by the untamed beauty of wildflowers. -Lady Bird Johnson Don't you just love it when you plant something and it actually grows? I'm loving my tiny little wildflower garden right now. At 10'x10' she's is small, but she is mighty!
Sometimes the most scenic roads in life are the detours you didn't mean to take. Biking along the roads outside of Steamboat Springs. No map, no plan, just happy little detours.
Would you like to ride in my beautiful balloon We could float among the stars together, you and I For we can fly, we can fly Up, up and away My beautiful, my beautiful balloon The world's a nicer place in my beautiful balloon It wears a nicer face in my beautiful balloon We can... Continue Reading →
Again and again, the cicada's untiring cry pierced the sultry summer air, like a needle at work on thick cotton cloth. -Yukio Mishima I had planned to be all creative today and upload a video for my Project 365. I'd captured a clip of the leaves blowing in the summer breeze with the piercing sound... Continue Reading →
When I was young, I was told That there was a city Made out of gold, solid gold And now I'm askin' you Do you think that those stories are true? And if you say that you do Would you like to go and Look for the city with me? - Head East
Creativity is contagious. Pass it on. - Albert Einstein We always have a great time at the annual Cherry Creek Arts Festival! With over 250 exhibitors and 300,000 visitors over a three-day weekend, the festival is a fun and inspiring way to spend a couple hours. Although photography is my chosen art form, I find... Continue Reading →
Me: "What in the world am I going to photograph today?" Howie: "Me! Please, Mommy, please - photograph ME!!"
Bachelor's Button The wildflower seeds I planted back in May are starting to bloom. As it turns out, I didn't spread too many seeds and just the right amount have decided to take root (hooray for heavy handing it!) Among the first to blossom are the Bachelor Buttons - such sweet little things in glorious... Continue Reading →
Dragonflies are reminders that we are light and we can reflect light in powerful ways if we choose to do so. ― Robyn Nola
Lightning is Mother Nature's fireworks. Last night's fireworks display was electrifying to say the least! Mother Nature rolled in with her own fabulous display of wicked heat lightning to add to the magic of the man-made pyrotechnics. The result was surreal and absolutely FABULOUS! Of note: These images are simply outtakes from an iPhone video... Continue Reading →