Clouds and waves combined with a sunset provide lovely textures in nature

Photographing the Textures of Our Lives

A late spring storm paints beautiful textures in the sky, the water and the land. “A subtle amount of texture attracts the eye.” Clyde Aspevig As the weekly photo challenge suggests, Textures in photography feed our tactile perceptions. A delta sunset captures textures in the sky and water. The textures of this splint on my…

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Sentence A Day: Getting Through July

A Sentence a Day: Getting through July

  Journaling a sentence each day for a month makes for a reflective blog post. I joined this challenge in June and have sincerely enjoyed keeping track of my daily adventures. I always look forward to July. It sits nicely right in the middle of the year and the summer. There always seems to be…

Blue jay contorts to get some yummy treats!

Triple Satisfaction

Nothing satisfies a hobby photographer more than capturing great close-ups of birds feeding. Satisfaction of one’s curiosity is one of the greatest sources of happiness in life. Linus Pauling, Scientist     “Satisfaction is not always the fulfillment of what you want; it is the realization of how blessed you are for what you have.” Unknown

Aliens leave behind Giant Boulders of Kryptonite

Kryptonite Brought to Planet Earth

Breaking News in South Lake Tahoe, California. This just in: Spaceships descend on Planet Earth’s South Lake Tahoe area. A series of Unusual  landing strips mar the existing Lake Tahoe air field. Aliens leave behind what appears to be giant boulders of Kryptonite, casting a frighteningly eerie glow on native pine trees. Throngs of people in nearby…

How far will walking take you?

How Far Will Walking Take You?

In the world of physical activity and exercise, how far will walking take you? This quote by Ellen DeGeneres, all kidding aside, implies people who walk daily will reap a host of health benefits. Sources agree that walking boosts memory and battles obesity. In addition, walking helps address other health concerns like diabetes, high blood…