My First Pumpkin Pie!

Fifty five years old and I just made my first pumpkin pie. It was always my mother’s thing and so we always let her make it. Now that Mom has passed I had… Continue reading

I Really Do Live in a Norman Rockwell Town

I am in my mid-fifties and have lived on Cape Cod for 26 years. It’s hard to believe when I think of it now, as it doesn’t seem that long. When I was… Continue reading

At Times they Can be Beautiful

On Cape Cod we have an overabundance of Oak trees. Generally the color of their leaves is a blah brown. However there is a short period of time when their orange color can… Continue reading

It’s Right Around the Corner

It’s right around the corner. Yes winter with all of its snow, ice and wind. Of course here in New England Nor’easters also barrage us. These storms pummel our coastline and are a… Continue reading

If Only Dressing Barbie Was The World’s Biggest Concern

Since last Friday the news has been full of story upon story of bombings, attempted bombings and death. Day after day it is some new horrible tragedy or attempt at one. I came… Continue reading

I’ve Lost My MoJo!

And this is how I have been feeling of late. I am in a slump and just can’t seem to pull myself out of it. I’ve lost my Mojo! My drive and ambition… Continue reading

A Very Busy Year

I don’t know about the rest of you but I have found 2015 to be an exceedingly busy year and contributed to my not being able to blog on a regular basis. It… Continue reading

And Autumn Continues to Impress

  Last weekend we were at my daughter and son-in-law’s house. Foliage was peaking and this pond backs up to their backyard. It was such a magnificent display of color and so scenic.… Continue reading

A Day of Paddle Boarding

  While driving home from Maine my husband and I came across this sight. Two people were paddle boarding across this pristine lake towards the magnificent foliage. On the other side nestled amongst the… Continue reading

Kangamangus Highway New Hampshire

   Anyone familiar with New Hampshire has heard of the Kangamangus Highway. In the fall it is a magnet for tourists who flock to it to see the incredible vistas that are further… Continue reading

A Vibrant Path

   On Cape Cod we have an over abundance of Oak Trees and Scrub Pine. While the oak can provide some vibrant yellow leaves it is the Maples that produce the beautiful red… Continue reading

A High View of Denmark Maine

   When you look out upon a view like this it reinforces just how spectacular Mother Nature really is. This photo was taken from the top of the Jockey Cap, a massive rock… Continue reading

Evening in Cataumet

One evening I went with my hubby, our son Rob, his fiancé Bri to Kingman Marina in Cataumet Massachusetts for drinks by the ocean. The scenery was just magnificent.

The Saco River in Fryeburg Maine

A view of the Saco River in Fryeburg Maine and the current of the water was barely moving. It too was savoring the beauty of the colorful autumn foliage as it slowly flowed… Continue reading

The Beauty of a New England Fall Day

I know that the beauty of fall can be seen in other parts of the country as well. Unfortunately I haven’t had a recent opportunity to go visit any other areas except those… Continue reading

Sisterhood of the World Bloggers Award

“Sisterhood of the World Bloggers Award recognizes the unique voices of women bloggers around the world.” I have been nominated for this fantastic award by Janell Mithani who is an amazingly talented artist and… Continue reading

Sunset Over Kingman Marina, Cataumet, Cape Cod

Oh sun, I feel you underneath my skin. The heat you radiate amazes me. Your light, a precious gift, I stay within until you dip yourself beneath the sea, red glowing – signaling… Continue reading

A Graceful and Beautiful Swan

“His own image; no longer a dark, gray bird, ugly and disagreeable to look at, but a graceful and beautiful swan. To be born in a duck’s nest, in a farmyard, is of… Continue reading

Autumn, a Second Spring

Autumn, a second spring when every leaf is a flower! ~ Author Unknown

Autographs of Angels

They are autographs of angels, penned In Nature’s green-leaved book, in blended tints, Borrowed from rainbows and the sunset skies, And written everywhere–on plain and hill, In lonely dells, ‘mid crowded haunts of… Continue reading

You’re Never Friendless If You Have A Dog

Thorns may hurt you, men desert you, sunlight turn to fog; but you’re never friendless ever, if you have a dog. ~ Douglas Mallock

Let Sleeping Babies Lie

I watch you as you’re sleeping So quietly you lay And I think of how I love you More than words can say ~ Author Unknown

Black and White Flower Photography

There is beauty in the simplicity of a white flower against a black background. They have an ethereal and luminescent quality. Flowers… a proud assertion that a ray of beauty out values all… Continue reading

I Could Not Love Them More

These two beauties are my granddaughters. Morgan on the left and Emma on the right. They are cousins born one week apart. They couldn’t love each other more. And I couldn’t love them… Continue reading

Another View of the Paris Skyline from Montparnasse Tower

The Montparnasse Tower affords incredible views of the Paris skyline. If you visit the city you must make a point of going to the top of the tower and seeing the amazing vistas.

Cruising the River Seine in Paris by Bateaux

Cruising down the River Seine in Paris you see many bateaux. This is a common view as you watch the activity on the water. And truthfully they are so very pretty. It only… Continue reading

An Amazing Sunset Over Cape Cod

There are some remarkable landscapes and scenic setting in and around Cape Cod. And although this was not a coastal view it is incredible. I caught the sun as it was setting over… Continue reading

Eiffel Tower and the Paris Skyline

My husband and I went to the top of a very tall building in Paris called Montparnasse Tower that gave us the most incredible view of the entire city. One of the views was… Continue reading

Crab Fishing on Cape Cod in Summer

There are some very fun and special activities that happen on Cape Cod in summertime. Quite often you will see children with raw chicken drumsticks hanging off string into the water. Crabs are… Continue reading

Sandy Neck Beach, Cape Cod

Sandy Neck Beach in the off season is so peaceful. Miles and miles of empty shoreline. It is the perfect place to go if you want to get away from it all.

Glowy and Ethereal Lavender

  Print available here… The softness of glowing and ethereal macro view of Lavender.    

Muted Black and White Daisy Flower

Print available here… I like photographing flowers and playing with different editing techniques. I love the effect of black and white on this daisy.

Views in and around Paris

I really can’t impress enough what a magnificent city Paris is. This is a view of the Seine River. And this is the smart way to get around the city.

In the Early Morning Light

Print available for purchase here… As I stood at my kitchen window the other morning I watched as the sun was slowly rising. It cast a gorgeous glow through the flowers as it… Continue reading

Heber & Caroline – A Love Story – Letter Fifteen 3/10/1924

When our mother passed away I was going through her things and found a stack of letters written by my maternal grandfather Heber to my maternal grandmother Caroline (aka Carrie). The letters cover… Continue reading

Queen Anne’s Lace

This year a beautiful wildflower suddenly appeared in my garden. When I first saw it emerging from the ground my initial reaction was to pull it thinking it was an unwanted weed. Upon… Continue reading

Plymouth Yacht Club, Massachusetts

There is nothing more relaxing than having your lunch and looking out on such a scene. I took my sandwich and parked down by the Plymouth Yacht Club. The day was very warm… Continue reading

Heber & Caroline – A Love Story – Letter Fourteen 6/1/1924

When our mother passed away I was going through her things and found a stack of letters written by my maternal grandfather Heber to my maternal grandmother Caroline (aka Carrie). The letters cover… Continue reading

In and Around Sandwich

Here is another view of a popular area in my hometown of Sandwich on Cape Cod. During the good weather you will quite often find a number of boys and others fishing Shawmee… Continue reading

Emma and Bryce

Every now and then I have to throw a couple updated photos of the grandkids in there. Emma and Bryce.

A Little Small Town Americana

Walking a little further around my hometown of Sandwich on Cape Cod I have included some more examples of why I love this area so much. It just screams small town America. In… Continue reading

The Simple Things In Life

Does anything scream more summer than clothes hanging on a line to dry? Ah the simple things in life!

Beautiful Yards for Beautiful Homes

Today I was walking around my town taking some photos of local sights. I came upon these mailboxes and just fell in love with them. Nestled amongst roses and ivy they were so… Continue reading

Heber & Caroline – A Love Story – Letter Thirteen 7/27/1924

When our mother passed away I was going through her things and found a stack of letters written by my maternal grandfather Heber to my maternal grandmother Caroline (aka Carrie). The letters cover… Continue reading

Brady – A Cabo’s Cloud Blog Buddy From Cape Cod

Boston Public Garden, Massachusetts

The Boston Public Garden really are a magical place especially on a beautiful sunny day. It is the perfect place for just slowly wandering, seeing gorgeous flower, swan boats filled with people and… Continue reading

Our New Little Tenant a Male House Sparrow

For Mother’s Day my son and his girlfriend Bri bought me a new birdhouse. They know how much I love birds. So we put our latest birdhouse on a tree that it right… Continue reading

Heber & Caroline – A Love Story – Letter Twelve 7/22/1924

When our mother passed away I was going through her things and found a stack of letters written by my maternal grandfather Heber to my maternal grandmother Caroline (aka Carrie). The letters cover… Continue reading

Iconic Swan Boats in the Boston Public Garden

If you ever decide to visit Boston from the spring through fall you absolutely must walk over to the Public Garden. The swan boats are a well known tourist attraction and for good… Continue reading

Sibling Love

  How often do you see a brother and sister who just love each other to pieces? Well Emma adores her little brother. Bryce just idolizes Emma and is astonished by everything she… Continue reading