Daily Prompt: RSVP (Celebration) — Birthday Celebration!

Daily Prompt:  RSVP “Plan the ultimate celebration for the person you’re closest to, and tell us about it. Where is it? Who’s there? What’s served? What happens?  Photographers, artists, poets: show us CELEBRATION. “ We had several of the family members together to celebrate my grandpa’s birthday a couple of years ago — it was […]

Daily Prompt: Four Stars (Life) — My daughter!

The original Daily Prompt can be found here:  Daily Prompt:  Four Stars (Life) No matter what else I accomplish in this life, this is the most important — my daughter.  She’s growing up to be a wonderful, warm-hearted, funny, fun-loving, beautiful – inside and out – young lady. There are days that I would give […]

Daily Prompt: Green-eyed Monster

Today’s Daily Prompt:  “Tell us about the last time you were really, truly jealous of someone. Did you act on it? Did it hurt your relationship?  Photographers, show us something GREEN.” Since I’m a photographer and don’t really want to examine all the old feelings and issues that the other topic would bring up right […]

Fun with Neighbors

Wednesday I took the two girls that live near us for a photo shoot of their own — they were great!  The two of them spent time coming up with their own poses and suggesting poses for each other, they listened when I asked them to turn or move a little one way or another, […]

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 […]