SUP session at the delta

Sunday Stills: Water, #Water Everywhere, My #Paddleboard Can Shrink

How do you typically spend your last Sunday in August? For lots of folks, August is still a hot month in the Northern hemisphere, so the beach fronts of rivers, lakes, and oceans see huge crowds spending their last summer weekend around the water. Water is our “over-arching” theme this week for Sunday Stills. Since …

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Dying rose still glorious

Unexpected Beauty of a Dying Rose

Spring is still in the air with crazy weather in the form of hot temps one day and cold rain two days later. With big changes, spring flowers are abundant. I just love smelling the fragrant air as I walk through my neighborhood, especially with the star jasmines and roses blooming! For Musin' with Susan's …

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Weightless water

Defying Gravity

Weight(less) I am traveling home after a nice long vacation in Baja Sur, Mexico. For my Leisurely Thursday post, I could not resist including another set of photos for the Weekly Photo Challenge. I took these photos on my last day in La Ventana.  The warm desert air combined with the 72 degree water of the Sea …

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Waiting for Flame

Waiting Can be (Extra) Ordinary

(Extra)ordinary The weekly photo challenge asked us to focus on the mundane, the every day things we may find beautiful. As I took these photos, a theme emerged: waiting. My fall tealight candle holders are patiently waiting for a match to strike so that they may illuminate the fireplace mantle. Conversely, as we continue the …

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Kites-and-Sails

Turquoise Waters and Sky

Turquoise is the theme for Cee's Fun Foto Challenge. While the photos themselves are full of turquoise and other hues of blue, the fun they exude is in the eye of the beholder. I love how the kites from the nearby kite boarders are juxtaposed over the area where the windsurfers enter the water. Of …

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35 Pelicans

35 Pelicans: Cee’s Fun Photo Challenge

Most bloggers know of Cee's Photography Challenges. Her latest challenge is the Fun Foto Challenge: More Than 5 Items. Here is my entry for this challenge: I present 35 pelicans. That's six times the required number, so I win. (What, I don't know...). I must have photographed this from my stand-up paddleboard last time we were …

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