For Cee’s flower challenge today, I had to share some pictures of the tulip fields that we visited. After living in Washington State for a few years now, this spring season was my first chance to see the tulips in Skagit Valley, about an hour and a half drive north of Seattle. Even though a lot of like minded people were taking in the colors … Continue reading FOTD: April 23, 2021 – Tulips
After blogging a lot about and from the wet Pacific Northwest, I am happy to take a break and post a picture from the Southern and sunny city of Savannah. This picture was taken from the Savannah Belles Ferry on the river named after the city (or it could be that the city is named after the river). Since the toddler with us had gone … Continue reading Which Way Photo Challenge – February 12, 2021
We found these daisies growing in reckless abandon last summer. We will go looking for them when the weather is warm again! Find more flowers to brighten your day here. Continue reading FOTD – February 8, 2020 – A field of daisies
Posted to join in the Six Word Saturday photo community! Continue reading After darkness, some rays of light.
In a winter landscape which was a muted green and a sluggish brown, these berries provided a little bit of color! This is my first entry to Cee’s world of flowers (Flower of the Day Challenge), though my offering is not exactly flowers. Please follow along if you are one of those you must stop to take pictures of flowers. You will find kindred spirits … Continue reading FOTD – January 23 – Berries on a Winter Day
The islands of Hawaii have stunning coastlines, beautiful beaches, lush green mountains, volcanoes and craters, but a place of pride belongs to the sunsets. Enjoying sunsets is a bit of a ritualistic community activity in Hawaii, where everyone stops what they are doing and head to the beach or the lanai (Hawaiian for balcony) or the edge of their infinity pool to see the sun … Continue reading The best sunset I have ever seen.
As if I don’t do this enough already but this week’s WordPress Photo Challenge – Tour Guide, specially calls for it – show what you love about where you live. Even though I yearn for more greenery, I love this melting pot called New York. Here are some of my much loved moments in New York in 2017. Have you been to New York? What … Continue reading Sharing some New York moments
Colorful townhouses line the canal in Nyhavn in the scandinavian city of Copenhagen. For more “variations on a theme”, click here. Continue reading Colorful in Copenhagen
The silence of cold days in Central Park is not the lonely kind. It is the serene and peaceful kind, where you can hear your own cold breath, the distant clip-clop of horse carriages, a brave artist playing the violin or saxophone and the intermittent chatter of other people. If you can weather the winds, it is an excellent refuge from the city’s busyness. To … Continue reading Silence amidst chaos – Central Park in Fall
While WordPress’s final photo challenge of 2017 calls for going through the photo archives for all of last year and selecting and showcasing the favorites to bid 2017 a fond goodbye, due to lack of time I am posting the one that comes to mind as the most meaningful: It is no surprise that as a mom of a pre-schooler, most of the cherished photos … Continue reading My most memorable photo of 2017