Category Archive: July 2013

July 31, 2013

Let’s face it, a nice creamy chocolate cake does a lot for a lot of people.  – Audrey Hepburn FOCUS:  Life Unscripted For as long as I can remember my husband has requested… Continue reading

July 30, 3013

If all you have is a hammer, every problem looks like a nail.  – Anonymous   FOCUS:  Everyday Objects I was feeling like my photos were getting a little too ‘pretty’ lately.  You… Continue reading

July 29, 2013

Rainbows apologize for angry skies.  -Sylvia Voilor FOCUS:  Landscape Ahhh… the illusive rainbow picture.  So many  things have to go right to capture a rainbow that it is almost ridiculous… 1.  First, you… Continue reading

July 28, 2013

The rain began again. It fell heavily, easily, with no meaning or intention but the fulfillment of its own nature, which was to fall and fall. –  Helen Garner FOCUS:  Nature A cool,… Continue reading

July 27, 2013

When was the last time you did something for the first time?  – Anonymous   FOCUS:  Life Unscripted   Today my family tried stand up paddle boarding for the first time.  Although we… Continue reading

July 26, 2013

We learn the rope of life by untying its knots.  – Jean Toomer FOCUS: On the campus of the Colorado School of Mines in Golden, CO there is a large, stainless steel art… Continue reading

July 25, 2013

I like to think a flower opens itself to outgrow its plantedness.  That it yearns to be carried away.  ~Author Unknown   FOCUS:  Nature The daylilies in my garden are blooming with flamboyant… Continue reading

July 24, 2013

Nature has been for me, for as long as I remember, a source of solace, inspiration, adventure, and delight; a home, a teacher, a companion.” ― Lorraine Anderson   FOCUS:  Nature I am… Continue reading

July 23, 2013

I’ve always enjoyed being in the background, sitting in a cafe, watching people.  – Eckhart Tolle FOCUS:  iPhoneography I have discovered that walking around with a big, black DSLR camera draws an awful… Continue reading

July 22, 2013

Nothing is softer or more flexible than water.  And yet nothing can resist it.  – Lao Tzu FOCUS:  Everyday Object As a kid I used to love getting sprayed by a garden hose… Continue reading

July 21, 2013

There is a fungus among us.  – Carol Benati FOCUS:  Nature The wet weather from a few weeks ago combined with the warm temperatures recently have created the perfect environment for mushrooms to… Continue reading

July 20, 2013

The sky is the daily bread of the eyes.  – Ralph Waldo Emerson FOCUS:  Cloudscape Watching the moonrise over the spectacular thunder clouds this evening was a surreal experience.  There is nothing quite… Continue reading

July 19, 2013

Me and you and you and me No matter how they tossed the dice, it had to be The only one for me is you and you for me So happy together I… Continue reading

July 18, 2019

A storm was brewing. The wind has picked up and a mass of purple clouds was coming in from the West. It felt good to have my hair whipping around my head. I… Continue reading

July 17, 2013

We don’t stop playing because we grow old.  We grow old because we stop playing.  – George Bernard Shaw   FOCUS:  Black & White A midsummer day and the playground is empty.  Where… Continue reading

July 16, 2013

I am always doing that which I cannot do, in order that I may learn how to do it. – Pablo Picasso   FOCUS:  Technique (Using a lens in a new way) I’ve… Continue reading

July 15, 2013

Always seeing something, never seeing nothing, being photographer – Walter DeMulde   FOCUS:  Technique (Using filters in a new way) Today’s photos happened completely by accident.  I had set out to take some… Continue reading

July 14, 2013

Where honeysuckles, ripened by the sun, forbid the sun to enter… -William Shakespeare, Much Ado About Nothing FOCUS:  Macro The honeysuckle vine in our backyard is growing fervently.  Its showy sherbert colored flowers… Continue reading

July 13, 2013

The richness of the rain made me feel safe and protected; I have always considered the rain to be healing — a blanket — the comfort of a friend. Without at least some… Continue reading

July 12, 2013

Bring me the sunflower, crazed with the love of light.  – Eugenio Montale     Focus:  Saturation I was looking back at my gallery from this past week and I noticed that I’ve… Continue reading

July 11, 2013

Sometimes in our confusion, we see the world not as it is, but through eyes blurred by the mind.  – Unknown   FOCUS:  Photo Technique (Scanned Images) I decided to play around with… Continue reading

July 10, 2013

“It has become much harder, in the past century, to tell where the garden leaves off and pure nature begins.” -Michael Pollan, The Botany of Desire   FOCUS:  Photo Technique (Scanned Images) I… Continue reading

July 9, 2013

As a teenager, my only birthday wish was that my parents wouldn’t do anything to embarrass me…   FOCUS:  Life Unscripted My how the years fly by… Happy Birthday to our incredible son!

July 8, 2013

  They paved paradise And put up a parking lot With a pink hotel, a boutique And a swinging hot spot Don’t it always seem to go That you don’t know what you’ve… Continue reading

July 7, 2013

Two bubbles found they had rainbows on their curves. They flickered out saying: “It was worth being a bubble, just to have held that rainbow thirty seconds.“– Carl Sandburg FOCUS:  Self Portrait “This… Continue reading

July 6, 2013

An arts festival helps a city to express itself. … It lets it come into its own. — David Binde FOCUS:  Digital Art On the first weekend in July every year we attend… Continue reading

July 5, 2013

He loves me… He loves me not…   FOCUS:  Black & White It must be July because everything is coming up daisies!      

July 4, 2013

Oh, say, can you see, by the dawn’s early light, What so proudly we hailed at the twilight’s last gleaming? Whose broad stripes and bright stars, through the perilous fight, O’er the ramparts… Continue reading

June 22 – July 3, 2013

Wander here a whole summer, if you can. Thousands of God’s wild blessings will search you and soak you as if you were a sponge, and the big days will go by uncounted…… Continue reading