Lens-Artists Challenge #130: It’s 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…

Travel Destination: Carlsbad Caverns National Park – New Mexico

Our first adventure on our way to the Gulf Coast, was Carlsbad Caverns National Park. The experience did not disappoint! We stayed at a hotel in Carlsbad, NM and also stopped briefly at Guadalupe National Park (just West of Carlsbad Caverns National Park) on the way. All of the area was very dry and desert…

Lens-Artists Challenge #115 – Inspiration

Inspiration…the action or power of moving the intellect or emotions (Merriam-Webster) In response to Tina’s Lens-Artists Challenge (found here) I have reflected on the meaning of the word “inspiration” and what I would like to communicate in this post. About two years ago I was motivated to buy a nicer camera and start learning more…

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…

The Ideal Inspiration Blogger Award

I am honored to be nominated for The Inspiration Blogger Award! 😊 Many thanks to Aushi for nominating me! When I discovered Aushi’s blog I was immediately drawn to her positive posts because of her creative use of energy via emojis and exclamation points! If you want to get energized, check out her post here…