Sunday Stills: It’s a #Wild(Life) World

I’ve been very global-oriented lately in my perspectives as I consider what I share for Sunday Stills. Last week my world felt confined to the inside of a snowglobe, in a good way. This week, wildlife is the theme as I share wildlife in my current world of Eastern Washington and beyond. Some people talk … Continue reading Sunday Stills: It’s a #Wild(Life) World

Fitness Friday: Forget These Four New Year’s Resolutions

Over the years, I have seen too often how New Year’s resolutions are abandoned. Raise your hand if you have resolved to change something in 2022 and have already broken it…c’mon raise your hand higher. I know mine is raised! We make New Year’s resolutions out of good intentions motivated in part by guilt, media … Continue reading Fitness Friday: Forget These Four New Year’s Resolutions

Sunday Stills Monthly Color Challenge #White: Life Inside a Snow Globe

Welcome to the first monthly color challenge of 2022. With only so many colors from which to choose, there will always be repeats. We looked at the color white last February 2021. Without resorting to black and white photography, show us the color white. Renoir said once that nothing was so difficult, and at the … Continue reading Sunday Stills Monthly Color Challenge #White: Life Inside a Snow Globe

Sunday Stills: The #Future Is Ours

Last week I hinted at the future as I looked back to 2021 and shared images of my events and life. Please join me as I look back again to the future to see where the journey might lead and how I might like to spend 2022. But first, while researching this topic, I had … Continue reading Sunday Stills: The #Future Is Ours

Sunday Stills: 2021 In the #Rear-View Mirror, Nothing Like the Present, The Future is Ours

What a year 2021 has been! When we anticipated 2021, most of us thought we would be done with Covid and our hopes for a healthier and stress-free new year were, well, … dashed? Postponed? Maybe never existed? 2021 was a truly eventful year for my family as we spent our first full winter living … Continue reading Sunday Stills: 2021 In the #Rear-View Mirror, Nothing Like the Present, The Future is Ours

Sunday Stills: #Light the Night

“Look at how a single candle can both defy and define the darkness.”Ann Frank Depending on where you live geographically, the holidays invoke a variety of emotions and feelings. Some of us enjoy a white Christmas or festive winter holiday while others are celebrating the holidays in the warmth of full summer. Not only are … Continue reading Sunday Stills: #Light the Night

Sunday Stills Monthly Color Challenge: #Metallic Taste

This is our last color challenge for 2021 and we’re going out with a bang—metallic! Just in time for holiday decorating. Nothing says festive like silver bells, gold stars, and coppery tree ornaments. If you decorate a Christmas tree, I imagine you’ll find a few metallic objects readily available to photograph. As for “metallic taste” … Continue reading Sunday Stills Monthly Color Challenge: #Metallic Taste

Sunday Stills: Christmas #Song Lyric Photo Challenge

Welcome to the holiday version of the Sunday Stills Song Lyric Photo Challenge! The idea of this challenge is to match images related to your favorite song lyrics. If this is unclear, it might be best to think of your favorite song(s) and highlight some lyrics with your new or existing photos that help tell … Continue reading Sunday Stills: Christmas #Song Lyric Photo Challenge

Sunday Stills: Getting #Cozy

In our rushed world, now filled with fears of viruses, etc, many of us have forgotten what it's like to be cozy. The last two years have hopefully taught us that being safe in our own homes and neighborhoods provides contentment and that feeling of coziness if we can't be close to our loved ones. … Continue reading Sunday Stills: Getting #Cozy

Sunday Stills Monthly Color Challenge: Drinking in the Ruby #Wine

Welcome to the November monthly color challenge! This month’s color is “ruby wine.” Think rich burgundies, deep red fall leaves and loads of florals, food, maroon automobiles, animals… well the list is endless. This image shows the color that heads toward the brownish-red part of the spectrum but any color that is close will do! … Continue reading Sunday Stills Monthly Color Challenge: Drinking in the Ruby #Wine

Sunday Stills: #Leaves have Fallen from the #Trees

Welp, it’s happened. Fall fell, at least here in Eastern Washington. Despite a lengthy Autumn due to warmer than normal temps in September and October, we experienced weeks of unprecedented Autumn color. Now comes November with the first frost and the leaves have danced to the ground into piles of color. Thankfully, no leaves in … Continue reading Sunday Stills: #Leaves have Fallen from the #Trees

Sunday Stills: Fur-tastic Paws and Birds of a Feather

This week’s Sunday Stills challenge is all about fur and feathers. Or how about plumage and paws? Although I draw inspiration from a variety of sources, this week, I’m extra-inspired by Cee’s Black and White Challenge: Feet or Paws and Marsha’s WQWWC: Cold. Images of my fur-babies will demonstrate this week's theme, while my feathered … Continue reading Sunday Stills: Fur-tastic Paws and Birds of a Feather

Sunday Stills: #Eerie Sights and Sounds

Now that my children are grown and gone, I really don’t celebrate the day much except for a few mild decorations, which I shared last week. Since Sunday Stills landed on Halloween today, I was inspired for this week’s theme, “Eerie,” by the Google Chrome theme “Eerie Autumn” which cycles wallpaper images to my desktop. … Continue reading Sunday Stills: #Eerie Sights and Sounds

Sunday Stills: Indoor/Outdoor #Décor

This might seem like a strange theme this week, but between Halloween and Autumn (or Spring) decorations, I thought it would be fun to see what everyone else sees. I like to surround myself with the colors and signs of the season. As the holidays approach, seems like indoor and outdoor décor is all around … Continue reading Sunday Stills: Indoor/Outdoor #Décor

Sunday Stills: The #Pink Side of October

I know, I know, another color challenge, well, kinda… I enjoyed all of your fabulous oranges last week for the monthly color challenge. But Elle Woods would argue... "Whoever said orange was the new pink was seriously disturbed."Elle Woods, Legally Blonde These "pretty in pink" adorable twins enjoyed riding the harvest train and frolicking all … Continue reading Sunday Stills: The #Pink Side of October