FOTD: The Artist Within

Deep inside I have always had an artistic flair.  I’ve done some drawing in the past, and have always wanted to paint. Maybe someday I will.  Until then, I will let the artist within me come out in my photos.  When I see the softness of these flowers, the glimmers and glow of the sun…

FOTD in the evening sun

Leaves, evening sun, a few minutes and my camera. What more do I need? ♥♥♥♥ Nature will bear the closest inspection. She invites us to lay our eye level with her smallest leaf, and take an insect view of its plain. Henry David Thoreau   I take my camera and my walking shoes and off…

Early Morning

I wake up early in the morning and look outside, expecting to see something beautiful. And I do. I have always been delighted at the prospect of a new day, a fresh try, one more start, with perhaps a bit of magic waiting somewhere behind the morning. -J. B. Priestley    

Sonoran Sunrise

During a few days off work, I have taken the opportunity to do some short hikes in the nearby desert areas. Too hot for evening sunset, so instead we’ve set the alarm and headed out before 5:00 am to catch the sunrise.  The mornings have been cool and the sunrises, amazing.  The quiet stillness of…

… P.S. Golden Gait was AMAZING!

As a follow up to yesterday’s post, I decided share the first place we stopped when we hit San Francisco: The Golden Gait Bridge It was one of the top highlights of our road trip up Highway 1. I love it when a plan all comes together: We happened upon a fantastic parking location (free!).  We…