Throughout the course of a normal week, I take loads of photos. Some end up on my regular blog as part of a story, but many don't. They become little moments lost in time, seen briefly through my eye and a camera lens.

So, without rhyme or reason, based on nothing more than appeal, I'm going to pick a favorite weekly shot and post it here.

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Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Cream and Sugar

  ...along one wall of the pottery studio near the soccer field where I walk the dogs is a row of white roses that I have never noticed before.  Today the pure white glow of these blooms caught my eye, although when I went closer to take a photo, I realized the roses were actually creamy yellow at the centers with spun sugar outer petals.  So unexpectedly beautiful...

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Skylight Moon

...last night in the wee hours, I rolled over in bed...and suddenly came wide awake as I caught a bright glow coming from the living room.  Had I left a light on?  I was pretty sure it had been dark when I'd switched off my bedside lamp. I discovered moonbeams shining through one of the skylights, like a beacon in the velvet night...

Sunday, May 11, 2014

The Gloaming

...last night, after days of relentless rains and wild storms, the skies broke apart just as the sun was beginning to set.  I've always thought the gloaming was a magical time--a brief moment between the fading light and coming dark. The valley below my house seems to glow in that transition...

Thursday, May 1, 2014

Be Yourself the multitude of brilliant poppies growing wild on my back slope, this perfect, creamy-white bloom appeared. Though alone in a crowd it might be, there's no mistaking this poppy's uniqueness in standing tall--and perhaps defiant--amongst all that orange...