Colorful Cabin Door

Cabin Doors of Lake Tahoe

What is a blogger to do when there is no Weekly Photo Challenge scheduled this week? Why, post for Thursday Doors, of course! Back in July (seems so long ago now), we stayed with friends in their cabin near the west shore of Lake Tahoe. It was another endlessly hot weekend in the Sacramento Valley,…

Leisure Connects Us

What Does Waiting Look Like to You?

Each week, I eagerly await the WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge that asks bloggers to share appropriate images based on that week’s theme. As I anticipate my last weekend at the Sacramento River delta, I keenly recall animated conversations during the late winter and early spring of how we were going to spend every weekend windsurfing.…

Mangrove Tree in Palm Grove, Balboa Park, San Diego

A #Sunday of #Trees in Balboa Park

Welcome to my first post for Sunday Trees! As I continue my extended blogging break (more of a break from writing, with an emphasis on photography), I wanted to add another photo challenge and this fits the bill nicely! I will be digging up some of my “oldies-but-goodies” tree photos to give them a chance…

Dragonfly nymph sheds into adulthood

The Structured Life of a #Dragonfly

As bloggers, I believe most of us are quite structured in our daily approach to writing; at least we try to be. The weekly photo challenge asks us to share images that show Structure of something typically overlooked. This past summer, as I enjoyed a day on the beach where we windsurf, I had the chance…

Partial solar eclipse leaves wondrous crescent shadows on a windsurf sail

Cosmic Corners

  In our little corner of the galaxy here on Planet Earth, lucky folks on the North American continent got to see perhaps a once-in-a- lifetime experience, a total solar eclipse. The eclipse painted sublime, crescent-shaped pools of light filtered through the trees onto a nearby windsurf sail in the above featured image. I regret somewhat…

Summer Pool or Beach Style by Jodie Filogomo

#Summer Pool and Beach Style for Women over 50

One of my favorite fashion bloggers featured me and my water-sports’ lifestyle on her blog this week. If you haven’t met Jodie at Jodie’s Touch of Style yet, please stop by and read her blog. Jodie tells readers “You may not love the idea of putting on a bathing suit or being seen in one,…