I arrived home from taking some photos and found my street lined up with tree trimming trucks. They were hired by the local light company to trim the trees around the power lines. For me, besides the beautiful sunny day, it was a sure sign that spring was in the air. There are many pubic […]
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TRAVELING THE MOUNTAINS OF WEST VIRGINIA ABOARD THE POTOMAC EAGLE SCENIC RAILROAD In the fall of 2012 I took an amazing senic train ride through the mountains of West Virginia along the South Bend of the Potomas River where Bald Eagles are known to be sighted. Seated in the open air train car I […]
Last summer I flew from Pittsburgh to Phoenix, Arizona to see the Grand Canyon. I had not flown in a plane since 911 so I booked a window seat so I could see and photograph everything there was to see. I was the typical tourist, happy, excited and camera visible around my neck. As we […]
One of the activities I like, is bird watching. It is very relaxing and we can learn a lot from our feathered friends. I just happened to photograph this little exchange early one morning last Summer. Guess what these two are talking about? BE ENCOURAGED! BE BLESSED!
THE FOG ROLLS IN The fog rolls in and over the land. It blocks my view of the beauty from where I stand. The mist from the weighted down clouds are like tears in my eyes and they cause me to frown. Oh! this fog brings sadness to my day I pray that is would soon […]
BEYOND THE ROCK GRAND CANYON – FLAGSTAFF, ARIZONA SOUTH VIEW GRAND CANYON This post is entered in The Daily Post’s Weekly Photo Challenge: Beyond. To see other entries visit there link highlighted above. PS. Trying to win a trip to Australia with the Ellen DeGeneres Show. Wish me luck. BE ENCOURAGED! BE BLESSED!
Log cabins are small, one-room houses built of logs notched at the ends and laid one upon another with the spaces filled with plaster, moss, mortar, mud, or dried manure. In North America they were built by early settlers, hunters, loggers, and other wilderness dwellers. They have also been built in Europe, particularly Scandinavia. Though […]
In the winter of my life Let me be as this evergreen Sturdy in conviction My face looking upwards With arms reaching out Embracing life Offering support To any and all who come near. Passing on lessons learned To future generations. Photos taken of trees on my street after a winter storm in February, 2010. […]
I was down last week due to computer maintenance and upgrades. I missed a lot of my favorite challenges, so this week I will be doubling up when I can. Below are my entries for Story Challenge: Letter “U” and Letter “V”. To see more of FrizzText’s wonderful challenges please click on the link here. […]
IT’S TIME TO FALL INTO WINTER It’s a gray and overcast morning in the city of Pittsburgh. We are deep into the fall season, approaching head on into winter. Following Cee’s instructions to photograph something new today, I headed out to my backyard to capture images of nature falling into winter. What captures the lens […]