Category Archive: February 2013

February 28, 2013

The world is full of poetry… The waves dance to the music of its melodies and sparkle in its brightness.  – James Gates Percival   Focus:  Abstract I recall seeing an exhibit at… Continue reading

February 27, 2013

It takes a lot of imagination to be a good photographer.  You need less imagination to be a painter because you can invent things.  In photography everything is so ordinary; it takes a… Continue reading

February 26, 2013

At sunrise everything is luminous but not clear.  – Norman Maclean   Focus:  Still Life (Out of Focus) Anyone who knows me well, knows that I don’t function all that well in the… Continue reading

February 25, 2013

The snow is sparkling like a million suns.  – Lama Willa Miller Focus:  Abstract Today is bright and beautiful.  The sky is a deep blue cyan, the sun a bright white glory.  Everything… Continue reading

February 24, 2013

Live life like somebody left the gate open.   Focus:  Life Unscripted Another fabulous snow day!  Today is the ‘real deal’ – it started snowing last night and it just keeps on coming.  In… Continue reading

February 23, 2013

An empty theater is a promise unfulfilled.  – Seth Grahame-Smith   Focus:  Still Life I think this photo is a good example of ‘less is more’.  This photo is very dark and almost… Continue reading

February 22, 2013

I like this place and could willingly waste my time in it.  – William Shakespeare   Focus:  Landscape / Abstract I have probably spent more time at Red Rocks Park attending music concerts… Continue reading

February 21, 2013

…That awful moment when you don’t see your school’s name scrolling across the bottom of the news after a snow storm.   Focus:  Still Life So it didn’t snow quite enough to cancel… Continue reading

February 20, 2013

Life is like a prism.  What you see depends on how you turn the glass.  – Johnathan Kellerman Focus:  Abstract Once again I’m photographing the ‘ordinary’ trying to make it appear ‘extraordinary’.  I… Continue reading

February 19, 2013

Don’t chew on ice.  – My Dentist   Focus:  Macro Oh, boy do I love to chew on ice.  Crushed is my usual habit, but my ultimate favorite is the little ‘rabbit pellet’… Continue reading

February 18, 2013

The problem with winter sports is that, follow me closely here, they generally take place in winter. -Dave Barry   Focus:  Travel We decided to forgo skiing today so that we could hit… Continue reading

February 17, 2013

Do these skis make my ass look fast?   – Bumper Sticker   Focus:  Travel Wow is it fun to watch Jeff on the slopes!  Whether he is attacking the moguls, or carving… Continue reading

February 16, 2013

When it comes to skiing there is a difference between what you think it’s going to be like, What’s it’s really like, And what you tell your friends it was like.     Focus: … Continue reading

February 15, 2013

Exactly one day in your life your kids will ski as good as you do. The next day, they’ll ski better than you.  – Warren Miller   Focus:  Travel Ski weekend!   We spent… Continue reading

February 14, 2013

And they stood beneath the tree of hearts And they watched their feelings grow And they swore they’d never be apart. True love left its mark on the tree of hearts -Bryan White,… Continue reading

February 13, 2013

  Oh, my love’s like a red, red rose That’s newly sprung in June; Oh, my love’s like the melody That’s sweetly played in tune. -Robert Burns   Focus:  Still Life Second only… Continue reading

February 12, 2013

Coffee, Tea or Me? Focus:  Still Life Have you ever noticed that the handle of most coffee mugs is formed like half a heart?  I find it interesting that the human hand fits… Continue reading

February 11, 2013

L is for the way you look at me O is for the only one I see V is very, very extraordinary E is even more than anyone that you adore… -Nat King… Continue reading

February 10, 2013

Your’e looking good, just like a snake in the grass.  – Electric Light Orchestra, Don’t Bring Me Down Focus:  Just for Fun (Macro) Happy Chinese New Year!  2013 is the Year of the… Continue reading

February 9, 2013

When snow falls, nature listens.  – Antoinette VanKleeff Focus:  Still Life A winter storm is blowing in this afternoon.  When I was out on a run earlier today, I watched the clouds slowly… Continue reading

February 8, 2013

Our national emblem gracing the sky For so long I yearned to see, And envied those fortunate enough To see him on the wing, being free. -Stacy Smith Focus:  Wildlife Well sometimes it… Continue reading

February 7, 2013

Halfway down the stairs is a stair where i sit. there isn’t any other stair quite like it. i’m not at the bottom, i’m not at the top; so this is the stair… Continue reading

February 6, 2013

The love of learning, the sequestered nooks, and all the sweet serenity of books.  – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Focus:  Technique (Shallow Depth of Field) They say a book lover never goes to bed… Continue reading

February 5, 2013

All work and no play, makes Jack a dull boy. Focus:  Everyday Moment/Object It’s that time of year when I spend more time than I’d like to sitting in my home office in… Continue reading

February 4, 2013

There are only patterns, patterns on top of patterns, patterns that affect other patterns. Patterns hidden by patterns. Patterns within patterns.  – Chuck Palahniuk Focus:  Texture/Pattern Consistently I am drawn to patterns, rhythms,… Continue reading

February 3, 2013

I’m Really Not A Waitress – OPI Nail Lacquer Focus:  Macro Lacking in ideas today, I deferred to an online photo prompt website which set today’s theme as ‘photograph a pop of red’. … Continue reading

February 2, 2013

After all, one can’t leave his shadow lying about… and not miss it sooner or later.  Don’t you agree?  – Wendy, Peter Pan     Focus:  Shadow Play In celebration of Groundhog’s Day,… Continue reading

February 1, 2013

Yes, with that box of candy hearts, I gave my love to you.  – George Jones Focus:  Macro Hooray for February!  That means January is over!  (Truly, does anyone love the month of… Continue reading