FOTD: April 23, 2021 – Tulips

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

Which Way Photo Challenge – February 12, 2021

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

FOTD – January 23 – Berries on a Winter Day

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 best sunset I have ever seen.

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.

Silence amidst chaos – Central Park in Fall

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