My Blog Plan for 2021

Are you new to blogging or do you consider yourself a seasoned blogger? No doubt, I fall into the latter group. I started this little blog of mine nine years ago – January 2012. On one hand, it seems like just yesterday and on the other hand, it feels like a lifetime ago. Time canContinue reading “My Blog Plan for 2021”

FOTD – January 21 – Poppies

Welcome to my Flower of the Day Challenge (FOTD).  Please feel free to post every day or when you you feel like it.  Don’t forget that my FOTD challenge accepts leaves and berries as well as flowers. See more Flowers photos on my Pinterest page. I would appreciate you continuing to post your entries onContinue reading “FOTD – January 21 – Poppies”


It’s not a subject that most of us care to consider. We, most all of us, tend to push it off, avoiding thinking about it. Shortly before my wonderful wife Marla recently passed, i tenderly said to her, “If things should happen to go south with this, death will not keep us apart for veryContinue reading “Death”

Visiting 2020 Through – Books, Writing, Travel, & Memories.

The first couple of weeks of the New Year have slithered on and just how! The start of the year is always like being in a limbo where you are reaching out to new dreams, and old memories tag along. Somewhere then, you tuck away the past in some corner of the mind, like carefullyContinue reading “Visiting 2020 Through – Books, Writing, Travel, & Memories.”

Hope and happiness

I love seeing Northern Cardinals (Cardinalis cardinalis) throughout the year, but especially during the dark days of winter when my senses are starved for bright colors. Many folks suffer from some degree of seasonal affective disorder, a type of depression related to changes in seasons that is characterized by fatigue, hopelessness, and social withdrawal. TheContinue reading “Hope and happiness”

What Do You See

What Do You See, As you may notice, I don’t have one certain subject that I photograph. I take photographs in the moment, picking up a camera can actually make you see things completely different. Making me slow down and enjoy looking at something as simple as frost on the windows. I took these photosContinue reading “What Do You See”

Running out of superlatives

A masterpiece from Doménech i Montaner. Gaudi wasn’t the only genius at work in Barcelona. A tour of the building leaves you wanting to come back for a concert. Follow the link for more information. Palau de la Música Catalana #SquareUp Running out of superlatives

You Can Hear For Miles, Great Blue Calls

A unique sound, not what you would expect, but one you will not forget. Can Hear For Miles Can Hear For Miles The call is deep and raspy, almost a long drawn out cough. Can Hear For Miles The Great Blue leans back and stands up tall. Can Hear For Miles Most calls are reservedContinue reading “You Can Hear For Miles, Great Blue Calls”

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