Category Archive: March 2013

March 31, 2013

Easter spells out beauty, the rare beauty of new life.  ~S.D. Gordon Focus:  Still Life Happy Easter Everyone!!

March 30, 2013

I take an egg All shiny white And then I dip It out of sight. I leave it there Within the cup Then after a minute I pick it up. And oh! It’s… Continue reading

March 29, 2012

Aren’t the clouds beautiful? They look like big balls of cotton… I could just lie here all day, and watch them drift by…  – Charles M. Shultz Focus:  Cloudscape The clouds this evening… Continue reading

March 28, 2013

{He} flashes an impish grin, the kind that turns up slightly on one side as he tilts his head. The action that produces dimples and makes me swoon. – Elle Strauss   Focus: … Continue reading

March 27, 2013

One day’s exposure to mountains is better than cartloads of books. See how willingly Nature poses herself upon photographers’ plates. No earthly chemicals are so sensitive as those of the human soul. –… Continue reading

March 26, 2013

The snow is melting into music.  – John Muir   Focus:  Travel While skiing today I was struck by the sheer beauty of the snow covered slopes as they succumb day-by-day to the… Continue reading

March 25, 2013

Our favorite amusement during that winter was tobogganing… Down these steep slopes we used to coast. We would get on our toboggan, a boy would give us a shove, and off we went!… Continue reading

March 24, 2013

The mountain has left me feeling renewed, more content and positive than I’ve been for weeks, as if something has been given back after a long absence, as if my eyes have opened… Continue reading

March 23, 2013

There is no bad cycling weather if you know how to dress for it.  – Bob Korfhage Focus:  Still Life (Black &White) Well the snow that started last night continued all through today,… Continue reading

March 22, 2013

I leaned out one last time and caught a snowflake on my tongue. They tasted so good, so pure and so divine, like nothing I had ever tasted from the sky.   –… Continue reading

March 21, 2013

The manner of giving is worth more than the gift. ~ Pierre Corneille FOCUS:  Digital Art As part of the Kizuna Project that my daughter is participating in (see post on March 2),… Continue reading

March 20, 2013

The festival of the spring equinox speaks of freshness and youth, of excitement and endless possibilities. Nature begins to quicken and early flowers open to the warmth of the strengthening sun, bringing the… Continue reading

March 19, 2013

Every day I discover more and more beautiful things. It’s enough to drive one mad. I have such a desire to do everything, my head is bursting with it.  – Claude Monet  … Continue reading

March 18, 2013

Life expectancy would grow by leaps and bounds if green vegetables smelled as good as bacon.  – Doug Larson   Focus:  Food I have yet to meet anyone who doesn’t like bacon.  It… Continue reading

March 17, 2013

A Traditional Irish 7-Course Meal:  A potato and a six pack.  – Anonymous   FOCUS:  Still Life A 10-mile run followed by an hour of hot yoga – Yep, I’d say I earned… Continue reading

March 16, 2013

  A portrait is not made in the camera but on either side of it. – Edward Steichen FOCUS:  Portrait I just love the quote above by Edward Steichen.  It is true that… Continue reading

March 15, 2013

Beware the ides of March.   – William Shakespeare, Julius Caesar     FOCUS:  Still Life Today is March 15th – the ‘Ides of March’ – a day made notorious by the assassination of… Continue reading

March 14, 2013

For me art and chess are closely related, both are forms in which the self finds beauty and expression.  – Vladimir Kramnik Focus:  Still Life I found my chess set today.  It was… Continue reading

March 13, 2013

Bridges become frames for looking at the world around us.  – Bruce Jackson   FOCUS:  Landscape (Black & White) Today, I happened upon the Carson Nature Center, which backs up to open space… Continue reading

March 12, 2013

Oil and water don’t mix.   – Science 101   FOCUS:  Macro It is interesting to me that when you take something out of context it can resemble something completely different.  For instance, this… Continue reading

March 11, 2013

Even the smallest act of caring for another person is like a drop of water – it will make ripples throughout the entire pond… ― Jessy and Bryan Matteo   FOCUS:  Digital Art… Continue reading

March 10, 2013

How did it get so late so soon?  – Dr. Suess   Focus:  Digital Art Today marks the beginning of Daylight Savings Time, when we set our clocks forward one hour in an… Continue reading

March 9, 2013

One day you stepped in snow, the next in mud, water soaked in your boots and froze them at night, …it was weather that wouldn’t let you settle.  – E.L. Doctorow Focus:  Still… Continue reading

March 8, 2013

WARNING:  Reflections in this mirror may be distorted by socially constructed ideas of beauty. FOCUS:  Photojournalism They say that beauty is in the eye of the beholder.  But is it really?  Isn’t so… Continue reading

March 7, 2013

Creativity is a lot like looking at the world through a kaleidoscope. You look at a set of elements, the same ones everyone else sees, but then reassemble those floating bits and pieces… Continue reading

March 6, 2013

Spring is sooner recognized by plants than by men.  ~Chinese Proverb     Focus:  Macro Eight inches of snow one day.  Springlike temperatures the next.  During the month of March, there is an… Continue reading

March 5, 2013

If you can’t find something worthy to photograph within forty feet of where you stand, you aren’t seeing. – Ruth Bernhard   Focus:  Everyday Object In a photography class I took several years… Continue reading

March 4, 2013

Snow flurries began to fall and they swirled around people’s legs like house cats. It was magical, this snow globe world.  – Sarah Addison Allen, The Sugar Queen Focus:  Landscape It’s snowing again… Continue reading

March 3, 2013

It’s crazy I’m thinking Just knowing that the world is round, And here I’m dancing on the ground. Am I right side up or upside down, And is this real or am I… Continue reading

March 2, 2013

The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page. – Saint Augustine   Focus:  Travel At only eighteen, my daughter, Hannah, has already become quite a world… Continue reading

March 1, 2013

The essence of climbing is not limited to those out there making a name for themselves.  – Lois LaRock Focus:  Sport My son took up the sport of rock climbing earlier this year. … Continue reading