In grays and blacks

Inspired by Frank @ Beachwalk Reflections’ post on Gray, I decided to look through some older photos and experiment with some black and white edits. It’s fun to see how grays and blacks can change the mood of a photo. These photos below were taken early last year. Is there one that stands out to…

Big Bend Nat’l Park resident: Horse Lubber Grasshopper

The little friends you can make along the way, if you will only stop to say hello. I found this brilliantly colored grasshopper as I walked along the path near our lodge in the park. Hello Horse Lubber! “Crowds of bees are giddy with cloverCrowds of grasshoppers skip at our feet,Crowds of larks at…

Great read: Ruthless River

Recently both my husband and I finally got caught by the COVID bug. Having avoided it for almost three years, it kind of caught us by surprise. None the less, we didn’t get horribly sick (thank God), but we were laid up at home for several days. Last week, while doing almost nothing on the…

Travel Destination: South Padre Island, Texas

Our first beach stop on our recent Texas road trip was in South Padre Island, Texas. We both loved this location with a quiet town (during non-peak tourist season), beautiful beaches, and several fun activities we enjoyed. Our hotel was at the north end of the island with a beautiful view of the gulf. I…

A tremendous thing

“Is there anything in the universe more beautiful and protective than the simple complexity of a spider’s web?” ~ E. B. White You have been my friend. That in itself is a tremendous thing. I wove my webs for you because I liked you. After all, what’s a life, anyway? We’re born, we live a…