Valentines Day

Hubby knows how much I love white chocolate and so every year he gets me the most wonderful assortment. And so I decided I would make him a little something special. Chocolate covered strawberries… Continue reading

Maine Character

One thing I have noticed in Maine is there are some really interesting places and homes. This particular house and barn are an antique shop in Denmark Maine. All the items on display… Continue reading

It’s All In The Details

Since I have been doing photography I find that I notice the minute details in everyday scenes around me. The way light illuminates the top of trees as the sun is rising in… Continue reading

The Lensbaby Spark

I recently bought a new lens that I have been playing with. A Lensbaby Spark for Canon. It was not an expensive investment but a good way for me to break into this… Continue reading

A Love Not Equaled

I used to always hear that being a grandparent was the best thing in the world. That there was no other love like the love for a grandchild. Well I can tell you… Continue reading

Mass Audubon Marshfield MA

I am not the type of person who likes to go for routine walks. However I love walking if it involves the beach or a beautiful natural environment. Last summer my daughter took… Continue reading

Winter Rose of Sharon

Although the snow blankets everything you still see the beauty in the winter landscape.

Giving Tree Gallery Walk

In Sandwich MA on Cape Cod there is a wonderful place called the Giving Tree Gallery. On Route 6A the homeowner’s have opened up their gardens for anyone to wander through. The garden… Continue reading

Mom Let Me In It’s Cold Out Here!

   

Everything Looks Prettier in the Snow

Emma Looking Beautiful As Always

Not everyone looks beautiful in the snow with a hat on. But Emma does!

Bryce Enjoying the Snow

Our grandson Bryce enjoying a snowstorm in Maine. But in all his excitement he starts to lose his hat. No worries, Dad to the rescue.  

Fryeburg Maine

All the reasons why I love Maine!

Dog, Snow and Ball = Happiness

    My dog loves nothing more than the snow and chasing a ball. You can see in these photos his absolute joy and happiness.  

Bass River in Yarmouth and Dennis on Cape Cod

Varying views of the beautiful Bass River which abuts the towns of Yarmouth and Dennis on Cape Cod in Massachusetts.  

One Spoiled Dog

You cannot come into our home and not expect to be covered in yellow dog fur by the time you leave. Our dog Brady is so spoiled that there are times I think… Continue reading

Some of my Favorite Things

I love the lights and decorations of Christmas. It saddens me that in a week or so we will be taking the tree down for another year and all my beautiful ornaments will… Continue reading

The Wonder of the Holidays

I love the holidays. The colors of the decorations are so bright and uplifting. Time spent with family is always cherished whether at home or attending special events. Last week we took the… Continue reading

A Cold and Bitter Walk on a Cape Cod Beach

There is a decided difference in the colors of the sky, beach and ocean on Cape Cod in late fall or early winter. It is not that same inviting feeling you get on… Continue reading

A Trip Down The River Seine

It seems like a lifetime ago. A little over two years in fact since hubby and I went to France. What a trip it was. Two weeks and it was nowhere near enough… Continue reading

A Fall Walk on Cape Cod

One of my favorite seasons on Cape Cod is the fall. The tourists are gone, the beaches are empty and it is still reasonably warm enough to take a long walk on them.… Continue reading

#BFFL

My son-in-law happened to snap this photo of my two granddaughters unbeknownst to them. They were tucked away in a quiet spot sharing a secret moment. Hopefully this photo will forever hold that… Continue reading

Colors Are Finally Starting to Show

  It seems this year that the foliage is taking its sweet time in changing color. Usually by now we are seeing much more color in the trees. I’m sure much has to… Continue reading

A Drive Along The Coast of Maine

Hubby and I several weeks ago visited Portsmouth, New Hampshire. It was our first time visiting the city and were we ever pleasantly surprised. I will post more about that another time. When… Continue reading

Kittery Point, Maine

Driving from Portsmouth NH we crossed a bridge and were not aware when we crossed into Maine. The road was windy and we meandered North along the coast for a short drive. Suddenly… Continue reading

Old Cape Cod ~ The Land of Heart’s Desire

Did you ever go down on Old Cape Cod, the place that speaks of peace and God? Where the trees, and flowers and even grass, nod you a welcome as you pass. Where… Continue reading

A Bittersweet Weekend. Saying Goodbye To A Loved One.

This was a bittersweet weekend. It was sweet as I was able to spend time with both my sister-in-law Teri and my niece Carolyn which rarely if almost never happens. It was so… Continue reading

Summer Everlasting

“The first week of August hangs at the very top of summer, the top of the live-long year, like the highest seat of a Ferris wheel when it pauses in its turning. The… Continue reading

Summer Storms

Large drops of heavy rain hit with a thud Lightening electrifies and paints the blacking sky Hail rips leaves from their home – a hard crack of thunder Clouds tumbling, rolling, forming into… Continue reading

Fresh Berries

It is the perfect time of year for a bowl of fresh strawberries and blueberries. I love to have them over homemade shortbread or if crunched for time grilled pound cake drizzled with… Continue reading

Sunrise over the Lake

Thousand Islands, New York

Vacation in Canada

Hubby and I had the most wonderful vacation visiting my brother and his wife on their Island which is on the Lake of Bays in Ontario, Canada. It was so relaxing to just… Continue reading

Happy 4th Birthday Morgan

Happy 4th Birthday Emma!

Perfect Spot to Relax

Especially at the end of a hot summer day with a nice cool drink.

Her Ethereal Beauty Astounds Me!

There is just something about Morgan and how she shows up on camera. Her beauty is so angelic, luminescent and ethereal. Her skin has a soft glow and her eyes even when smiling… Continue reading

Yellow Black Eyed Susan

Bees to Honey

Vibrant Red Hibiscus

The God Light

My cousin once told me that the beams of sunlight that come down from the heavens are called the “God Light”. There are certain times of day when they are more evident. One… Continue reading

The Many Shades of Green

Puggy The Prince

Enjoying his creature comforts in the heat of the day!

197/365 Ready for the Picking

196/365 Kayaking on Cape Cod

195/365 Dore River, France

194/365 Not Exactly Sure What He Is

But he’s cute!

193/365 Shawme Pond, Sandwich, MA

192/365 Gazing at Buttercups

191/365 Plymouth Harbor, Massachusetts