Taking a short blog break

A Short Break to Write My Fitness Book

A Short Blogging Break for August and September As much as I dearly love blogging, I need to take somewhat of a break. By “break” I mean that I will only participate in the WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge, with my posts publishing on Fridays. It is a fun challenge for those who dabble in photography…

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…

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…

Paint a rock with an uplifting message and leave for someone to find

Kindness Rocks Project Spreads Messages of Hope

Remember those old 70s collages made of random materials? Back then, art classes in junior high and high school were rife with making collages, (remember decoupage?), painting rocks and wood, macrame, yarn art, spirographs, hooking rugs, and other artsy stuff! I just loved creating those craft projects! Fast-forward to 2017 and painting on 3-D materials…