A surprise face from this angle

Dragonfly Surprise!

The weekly photo challenge offers a Surprise in the guise of an ordinary dragonfly. Dragonflies are beautiful creatures. This one was near the end of its life and simply rested unmoving on our outdoor chair. I used last year’s, then new, digital camera and took a series of shots. In my next image, I photographed him from…

At least the pups wear their PFDs.

Safely Secure at Leisure

Many outdoor leisure activities require a measure of Security. Kayaking with the pups is no exception! Though Gideon and Aero sport their Pup PFDs, I’m guessing my daughter’s PFD is behind her instead of on her. Sigh. However, the kayak offers supreme flotation in an accident, and paddles can be used as reaching devices in…

Is there a doorway under the Sunrise Bridge?

The Doorway Under the Bridge Leads To…?

With all the rain we got this past winter in Northern California, epic flooding in the rivers, lakes and streams was at an all-time high in 20 years. This photo shows a “doorway” view of the American River from under the Sunrise Bridge. Interesting perspective! Hmmm, to where does that “doorway” lead and what could…

Macro photo of poppy

Macro Moments Challenge: Week 34–Papery Poppy

My new camera and I are getting along just fine! Still have a lot to learn, but the macro close-ups are FUN!! I couldn’t resist submitting another #April Flower for my Seasonal Sensations link-up, still going on! If you tried to link Friday, Inlinkz was having issues with my account. Everything is working perfectly, so…

Bottom shelf of the alcohol cabinet. I see things I like!

The Density of Alcohol

There is nothing like a photography challenge to make you look for photo ops in unusual places. Um, yes, my hubby’s liquor cabinet is full. Actually Dense! Two shelves are full! You will notice quite an array of choices here. Oh, this must be MY shelf–I see the makings of vodka margaritas. Where is the…