Layers of Yellow Leaves

Layers of Autumn

As the autumnal equinox makes its mark today on the Northern Hemisphere, (Fall is here), I’m sharing these photos of layers of leaves. Fall is my favorite time of year, and this week the unseasonably cool weather brought a hint of Autumn to Northern California. I am so ready. I got some good news this…

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.…

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…

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,…

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…

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…