A Photo a Week Challenge: Faded

This weekend I was looking through some older photos from when I first got my new camera. I found these sweet hummingbird photos, but the bird was in the bush, shadowed, and a bit blurred. When I read Nancy’s (Nancy Merrill Photography) newest photo challenge “Faded” these photos came to mind, as they had a…

Lark Sparrow

My birthday adventure last week was a trip across town to visit a couple of parks I have not visited in years. I discovered a few new birds. The Lark Sparrow is one of them. I could hear these little guys in the trees with a very unique song (in my opinion). After quite some…

Layered Photos 🌻

I’m learning a new Photoshop trick: photo layering. I thought this one came out nicely 🌞 “Learning is an active process. We learn by doing. Only knowledge that is used sticks in your mind.” ~ Dale Carnegie “I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.” ~ Confucius

From beach vacation to Poll Worker

Tuesday I did something I have never done before. I worked at my local voting precinct as a poll worker. It was a great experience, regardless of the long hours. My employer allows for one paid day of volunteer work each year, and I was allowed to use this as my volunteer day. Although it…

Black-crowned Night-Heron

As I made my way around a tree Saturday morning, low and behold I saw this fellow just hanging out on a limb. I took several photos and then whoosh! …he flew away. I believe he is a Black-crowned Night-Heron. He appeared to have a friend on the other side of the lake. I will…