My dad creates miniatures!

At 82 years young, my dad does an amazing thing: he creates miniatures! They are from kits, with hundreds of tiny parts. He has patience and dexterity (and vision!) to put all the tiny pieces together and build these fascinating creations. I took the beach house home once it was created (of course). What will…

Photo Fun!

What do you see? Check out Leya’s post here to learn how to create these cool photo orbs! One more… What did you guess? The top one is a White-lined Sphinx moth at a flower. The bottom one is a Pipevine Swallowtail butterfly at a flower.

Start the year off with a smile!

Welcome 2022! May we all find reasons to smile in this new year A smile is a curve that sets everything straight. ~ Phyllis Diller Let my soul smile through my heart and my heart smile through my eyes, that I may scatter rich smiles in sad hearts. ~ Paramahansa Yogananda

Simple Joys

What better way to bring in the new year than with the dear sweet joys of animal love? While family visited from out of town the past several days, one of our adventures took us to Hoofsnhorns Farm Sanctuary. A new and joyful discovery. I did not know such a place existed nearby. Although this…

Lens-Artists Challenge #130: Its a Small World

I love macro photography. I have an artsy spirit deep inside me and one way it is set free is through macro photos. When I saw this challenge from Anne, I knew I just had to take my camera out for a walk and look for something a little bit different. Thank you Anne! Sunday…