We Will Get There Some Day!

There are times and places in my life that when I look back upon remind me of how fortunate I am. My husband and I are not wealthy. We both work full time… Continue reading

Lake Kezar, Lovell Maine (Part Two)

A Day on Lake Kezar Maine (Part One)

It’s been a very busy summer and I really haven’t had time to blog on a regular basis. Work, play and life in general have gotten in the way. But I haven’t forgotten… Continue reading

Le Petit Musee Du Chocolat

There are less than a handful of things that are near and dear to most women’s hearts, flowers, and diamonds and of course chocolate. I might put chocolate first on my list, as… Continue reading

From The Back of the Bike #1

Hubby and I have been married for 27 years and all during that time he has wanted a Harley Davidson motorcycle. Every time he would mention it I would have one reason or… Continue reading

Floral in Black and White

Sometimes the ordinary becomes incredible when in black and white.

Baseball Season is Here

There is something iconic about baseball and summer. They just go hand in hand. What is fantastic is the gathering together of young boys and girls to learn how to play. T-Ball their… Continue reading

Enthralling Spring

  What is it about spring that so many of us find enthralling? Is it the promise of things yet to come? The warmth of summer and sun filled days. Or is it… Continue reading

Spring Fever

When the warmth creeps in on a weekend day everyone flocks to the beach. The temps may only be in the 50s or 60s but with the sun shining bright spring fever sets… Continue reading

Two Distinct Coastlines

Orient Bay on St. Marteen has two distinct coastlines. At one end and around the point is a coral shore that easily traps boats caught in the surf. On the other end is… Continue reading

My Happy Place

  I have a happy place and it’s on Orient Beach, St. Marteen. My husband and I have been to the island six times now and we never tire of it. Also known… Continue reading

Learning to Write

The Wise Trees

All the complicated details of the attiring and the disattiring are completed! A liquid moon moves gently among the long branches. Thus having prepared their buds against a sure winter the wise trees… Continue reading

Mute Swan and Babies

To me a swan represents total beauty and grace. One day I was fortunate to visit with Kathryn Kleekamp, an accomplished Cape Cod artist, at her house. Her yard backs up to a… Continue reading

Glitz and Glamour

I love to surround myself with pretty things. The more they sparkle the more I like them. I’m sure some would say some of it is gaudy but truth be told I don’t… Continue reading

Gerber Daisies Add A Little Sunshine

There comes a point each winter when enough is enough and I am ready for spring. I have reached that point. Although there is snow on the ground and another impending storm on… Continue reading

A Cold Day Puts Me In The Mood To Bake

Saturday the bitter cold weather returned and I felt like staying home. Who wants to venture out when it’s twenty degrees out? Not me. I don’t know what it is about the cold… Continue reading

Strawberry, Strawberry, Strawberry

          Are wild strawberries really wild? Will they scratch and adult, will they snap at a child? Should you pet them, or let them run free where they roam?… Continue reading

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