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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Tuesday, June 30, 2015


...during last weekend's scorching heat wave, this amazing--and huge--Monarch butterfly perched on a leaf near where Nick and I were sitting in his backyard.  The markings are just beautiful in their intricacy and design. What wonders there are in our world, peeps...

Wednesday, June 17, 2015


...I've badly neglected my photo blog of late--it's been a tough few months--but now, with Summer here, there will be more to photograph and I'll have more time to take the least in theory.

In the early evening last night whilst out on the front deck, I watched this handsome blue jay land in a tree next to my driveway and survey his domain.  The mountains in the distance look smoky in the heat haze...

Friday, March 27, 2015


...if I was a bee, this beautiful flower would draw me like a hot fudge sundae with extra whipped cream and a big fat cherry on top.  Luscious and mouth-watering and totally alluring: wild Iris growing on the hillside across the road from my house...

Thursday, February 12, 2015

First Flower's been over two months since I've posted anything.  The weather has been foggy for most of that time which, for the most part, makes for a very blank canvas.  This morning, however, I found a bright spot of color just emerging from the drab...