Dragonflies by the pond

Today I captured some images of dragonflies, something I have been trying to do for awhile.  I was pleased with these, considering they’re handheld.  Today was such a beautiful spring day here in North Texas — 73 degrees and sunny.  🙂  Then we went to another local neighborhood pond where I captured the images of […]

Weekly Challenge: Up!

Such a fun challenge! Today I spent time at one of my favorite local neighborhood ponds totally enjoying the beautiful 70-degree weather, along with a million other people!  🙂 So as I was sitting there, thinking about the challenges for this week, I realized that I was staring at the moon through the tree branches. […]

Travel Theme: Benches

Benches — what wonderful places to just sit and contemplate life for a bit, watching the world go by (or nature or wildlife or birds, et cetera!). One of my favorite places to enjoy is Farmers Branch’s “City in a Park” where they have beautiful rose bushes of every color, along with an old cemetery, […]

A Change in Weather Creates Beauty

This morning was beautiful!  Of course, it was raining and only 40 degrees, after 70 degrees and sunny yesterday, but it was looked great to me with my camera in hand.  I stopped by one of my favorite ponds and found that the water must have been warmer than the air today and there was […]

Easter at Cameron Park Zoo in Waco TX

So this year my mother and I met my brother and his family at Cameron Park Zoo in Waco since it is pretty much halfway between Austin where they live and Dallas where we live.  It was a dark morning drive down from Dallas, with skies that were dark and foreboding the entire drive.  We […]

Weekly Photo Challenge: Color

Color — This challenge was answered today when I was capturing images for another challenge (bugs, bees, and creepy crawlies).  When I was processing today’s images, I realized that this little (tiny!) bug stood out with the bright red coloring against the stone it was on.  I really liked the “pop” of color, so this […]