I’ve always been fascinated by cosmic events, the night sky and constellations, moonrises, comets, and meteor showers. Years ago I witnessed the Space EX launch that we saw in the skies over San Diego. SpaceX Launched 10 satellites into space from Southern California The Northern hemisphere reached meteorological summer this week and in light of … Continue reading Sunday Stills: Being #Celestial
Black and white photography is not at the top of my list of favorite photography techniques. I prefer color photography, but I enjoy seeing others’ black and white images and I recognize the special eye and techniques it takes to create just the right image. “Black and white photography removes any distraction of color and … Continue reading Sunday Stills: Your Best #Black-and-White Photos
I had originally thought to take a break until January 10, then realized I’m a bit bored, so why not jump back into blogging? Especially with this theme of looking back on our 2020 retrospective. A retrospective shows our year in words, photos, stories, and other creative endeavors. Share your good and bad, your best … Continue reading Sunday Stills: Your 2020 #Retrospective
A similar theme to weathered from a few weeks ago, textures all around us seem to be abundant in Autumn. As we bundle up for warmth in the northern hemisphere, we wrap ourselves in textures. Art is the colors and textures of your imagination.Meghan Trainor This week's theme for Sunday Stills is texture if you … Continue reading Sunday Stills: The #Textures of Our Lives
As folks prepare for Thanksgiving in the US this week, it will be a completely different holiday this year. As we navigate through a pandemic that has sickened millions and taken the lives of loved ones, we stand in fear of continuing the spread of the Covid virus by reducing our time spent with family … Continue reading Sunday Stills: We Are #Thankful Through it All
For Sunday Stills, share your idea of #home in photos, thoughts and other creative ideas!
Friday was the first day of spring in the Northern Hemisphere and the first day of the official state legal lockdown here in California. It was a beautiful sunny day with mild temperatures. My neighbor and I walked our dogs, of course keeping the appropriate 6-feet of social distance. I was struck by how many … Continue reading Sunday Stills: The Legacy of Favorite #Places
The middle of July finds me reflecting on the fact that half of my summer is gone! Most of you know, it has been a very different summer for me as I recover from foot surgery, spending almost two months in a cast. Prior to the early June surgery date, I spent a few weekends … Continue reading Wordy Wednesday: Summer Blues
During the holiday season, it is nearly impossible to find something red to photograph, right? Whether or not your image is holiday-themed, show us something red for Sunday Stills!
December is the time of year when we experience a variety of traditions. Some are long-standing, while others may be brand-new. Many families celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, or other traditional events that may not be related to spiritual expression during the holidays. Of course, celebrating holiday traditions means spending time with loved ones. I caught … Continue reading Sunday Stills: #Traditions
This week I have much to be thankful for as I prepare for Thanksgiving. While we were on the road over the Veteran’s Day holiday weekend visiting family in Eastern Washington, I learned from Facebook about the devastating wildfires raging in northern and southern California. We experienced the first snow of the season in Spokane … Continue reading #Thankful Thoughts for Sunday Stills
Thank you to Betty Louise, at Idaho Bluebird, whose blog I have followed for several years. She suggested the theme “plant life” for this week’s Sunday Stills photo challenge. I am enjoying a wonderful weekend in San Diego attending my brother’s wedding. Today’s shots of plants and flowers are mostly associated with the San Diego … Continue reading Sunday Stills: A Plant’s Life
This week’s Sunday Stills photo challenge theme is “twin.” I posted the above image on Instagram a few weeks ago. The dandelion weed with its twinned shadow, grew in a crack in my driveway and the dual colors of cement made an interesting yin-yang effect. When I think of the month of June, I can’t … Continue reading Sunday Stills: #Twin Fathers
While the U.S. celebrates Memorial Day this weekend (holiday observed Monday), my co-host Aixa at Mucho Spanish chose the theme “aroma” for the Sunday Stills photo challenge. Memorial Day weekend is the traditional “unofficial” kick-off to the summer season here in the Northern Hemisphere. I, myself, am at the Sacramento Delta for a long weekend … Continue reading Sunday Stills: #Aroma
This week’s Sunday Stills theme falls on Mother’s Day celebrated in the U.S. The theme is embrace (thanks to Hugh for the great theme idea)! To get you started, is my interpretation of embrace. A photo of me and my dog Brodie last summer when we brought him home after two days in the Emergency Vet … Continue reading Sunday Stills: Embrace