Portland Maine

Portland Maine. Purchase here… A three hour drive north of Boston and into Maine one of the larger cities is Portland. Hubby and I visited here last fall for the first time. What… Continue reading

Dazzling Dahlia

Dying to see these dazzling flowers but alas we are about to buried by 12 to 18 inches more snow tonight! Can you believe it? I don’t know if spring will ever truly… Continue reading

Rowboats at the Ready

At any harbor in New England there is always a group of rowboats ready to take waiting fishermen or lobstermen to their vessels.

Our Word View – Word of the Week = MATURE

SUNDAY POSTING ~ A COLLABORATIVE BLOG BETWEEN TWO FRIENDS (ME AND MY FRIEND BARB) WHO’S PATHS WERE SEPARATED FOR 20+ YEARS AND HAVE FOUND ONE ANOTHER ONCE AGAIN ONLINE. BOTH SHARE A LOVE OF THE… Continue reading

The Always Scenic Harbor on Cape Cod

I have said it so many times before, that I never take for granted the fact that I live in such a scenic and beautiful area! The unique architecture partnered with quaint Towns,… Continue reading

Our Word View – Word of the Week =LIQUESCENT

SUNDAY POSTING ~ A COLLABORATIVE BLOG BETWEEN TWO FRIENDS (ME AND MY FRIEND BARB) WHO’S PATHS WERE SEPARATED FOR 20+ YEARS AND HAVE FOUND ONE ANOTHER ONCE AGAIN ONLINE. BOTH SHARE A LOVE OF THE… Continue reading

Classic Maine Architecture

This is a classic example of some of the beautiful old homes and buildings you will find in Maine. I can’t remember exactly which harbor I took this in but it was on… Continue reading

A Solitary Beach

Cape Cod Beach. Purchase print here… This is the time of year that if you decide you want to walk along the beach alone you’ll have plenty of opportunity. It is a perfect… Continue reading

Our Word View – Word of the Week = KEEN

SUNDAY POSTING ~ A COLLABORATIVE BLOG BETWEEN TWO FRIENDS (ME AND MY FRIEND BARB) WHO’S PATHS WERE SEPARATED FOR 20+ YEARS AND HAVE FOUND ONE ANOTHER ONCE AGAIN ONLINE. BOTH SHARE A LOVE OF THE… Continue reading

Enough Already!

Even my little mermaid has had enough of this snow. Will spring ever arrive? Should be in the 40s this time of year but it’s only in the 20s!

A Weekend with the Granddaughters

My son Rob and his daughter Morgan It was a busy weekend this past weekend. We had the two granddaughters this past weekend Friday night through Sunday. Emma and Morgan plus Harry Emma’s… Continue reading

Our Word View – Word of the Week = JADED

SUNDAY POSTING ~ A COLLABORATIVE BLOG BETWEEN TWO FRIENDS (ME AND MY FRIEND BARB) WHO’S PATHS WERE SEPARATED FOR 20+ YEARS AND HAVE FOUND ONE ANOTHER ONCE AGAIN ONLINE. BOTH SHARE A LOVE OF THE… Continue reading

Wychmere Beach Club, Harwich, Cape Cod Massachusetts

Wychmere Beach Club, Harwich, Cape Cod…. Purchase print here… Recently I have been posting photos from various locations on Cape Cod. One of the most scenic harbors is Wychmere Harbor, in Harwich on… Continue reading

New England Life – Quahogging

Many a weekend you can drive down to ocean inlets and find many people quahogging. Don’t know what that means? Here is an excerpt from Wikipedia. The hard clam (Mercenaria mercenaria), also known as a quahog (or quahaug), round clam,… Continue reading

Moored for the Day

Purchase print here… Every time hubby and I take the time to go to the beach or take a drive along the coast I feel so, so fortunate. I love the ocean. I… Continue reading

Standing Guard

Purchase print here… This seagull let me walk right up to him and he wouldn’t flinch. He was standing his ground watching over the pier and the entire fishing fleet in Chatham on… Continue reading

Racing Home!

Purchase print here… As hubby and I were walking the beach in Chatham this past Saturday we watched this boat come racing back towards the harbor. There was something special about this shot… Continue reading

Scenic and beautiful Wychmere Harbor, Cape Cod

If you are ever on Cape Cod head east on Route 28 into Harwich. Eventually the road will meander by this gorgeous little harbor. In the summer the harbor is dotted with all… Continue reading

Just Ambling Along

These are one of those photos I snapped that is one of my favorite’s. It shows an elderly man ambling along with his little dog and just throughly enjoying the day. I found… Continue reading

A Final Look, Temperatures are starting to Warm

Ironically this past weekend we received 16″ of snow on top of what was already on the ground. It had been a balmy 23 degrees. Now they predict by the end of this… Continue reading

More of Nature’s Beauty

Well if you can’t fight it you may as well embrace it! That is how I feel about these relentless snowstorms we have been having weekly since December. One of the snowiest winters… Continue reading

TECHNIQUE or ART?

I recently read several different blog posts from some wonderful photographers that said vision is more important than technique. While I agree vision is important my take on the subject is spontaneity is… Continue reading

Merrimack River in New Hampshire

Merrimack River in New Hampshire. Print available for purchase here… Every time we drive up to Maine or New Hampshire we pass this serene view. What you can’t see is the house is… Continue reading

Miss Morgan Comes for a Visit

Our granddaughter Morgan came for a visit this weekend. She is into everything now. On the go constantly. Doesn’t sit for more than a minute at a time. I remember when her Dad… Continue reading

A First for Emma

It is so fun to watch your grand babies experience their first of something. It is like seeing it through a new set of eyes. These photos are of Emma her first time… Continue reading

Bridge to a View

Hemlock Wooden Covered Bridge, Fryeburg Maine. Purchase print here… I am always amazed at the level of construction that goes into a wooden covered bridge. They are a piece of art to behold.… Continue reading

A Raging Snowstorm

I always feel so fortunate to live within a very short distance of the ocean. I never take it for granted. Hubby and I go to the beach mostly in the off-season to… Continue reading

The Advantages of Snowshoeing

There are advantages to snowshoeing. Not only is it an incredible work out it takes you to places you would otherwise not likely see in the midst of winter. There is such beauty… Continue reading

Yikes that’s one heck of a snow ride!

Allison and Emma have a little bit of fun in the snow.   A little brush off and she’s good to go again!

Sun Rising Through a Morning Mist

Papa Spends Time With Emma

The Beauty of a Fresh Fallen Snow

I grew up in Canada. And when I say I am one of those people that loves the snow, that is an understatement. There is so much to do in winter. So many… Continue reading

Our Word View – Word of the Week = DANGEROUS

SUNDAY POSTING ~ A COLLABORATIVE BLOG BETWEEN TWO FRIENDS (ME AND MY FRIEND BARB) WHO’S PATHS WERE SEPARATED FOR 20+ YEARS AND HAVE FOUND ONE ANOTHER ONCE AGAIN ONLINE. BOTH SHARE A LOVE OF THE… Continue reading

A Haunting Ruin in Portland Maine

I love old buildings. They just have such history and tell a complete story. These remnants of a building are near the Portland Head Lighthouse in Portland Maine. There was an active fort… Continue reading

A Visit With Emma!

Today we went up to Allison and Chris’ house for dinner. It was an opportunity to spend some time with our granddaughter Emma. It seems as though only days can pass and yet… Continue reading

Our Word View – Word of the Week = CHARACTER

SUNDAY POSTING ~ A COLLABORATIVE BLOG BETWEEN TWO FRIENDS (ME AND MY FRIEND BARB) WHO’S PATHS WERE SEPARATED FOR 20+ YEARS AND HAVE FOUND ONE ANOTHER ONCE AGAIN ONLINE. BOTH SHARE A LOVE OF THE… Continue reading

Our Word View – Word of the Week = BILLOWING

SUNDAY POSTING ~ A COLLABORATIVE BLOG BETWEEN TWO FRIENDS (ME AND MY FRIEND BARB) WHO’S PATHS WERE SEPARATED FOR 20+ YEARS AND HAVE FOUND ONE ANOTHER ONCE AGAIN ONLINE. BOTH SHARE A LOVE OF THE… Continue reading

First Blizzard of 2014 hits Cape Cod

Well we got our first blizzard of the season here on Cape Cod. Overnight over a foot of snow fell and the winds were sustained over 35 mph for a number of hours.… Continue reading

Fourteen in 2014

Fourteen things I hope to accomplish during 2014. 1) Appreciate the moment more often and stop living in the future. 2) Recognize the small things in my life that I should be grateful for.… Continue reading

A Boggy Wet Walk in Barnstable

  In the off season on Cape Cod I like to grab my husband and head out to venture into areas we’ve never been to before. I have a book which tells of… Continue reading

Feeling Thankful and Blessed!

The Christmas decorations are now away. And another year has passed.  Twelve more months have flown by and are now a memory. We are preparing to be buried by a blizzard that will… Continue reading

Love the Coast of Maine

Hubby and I travel quite a bit to Maine. The coast of Maine can not be equaled. Generally it is very rocky. Just outside of Portland is the Portland Head Lighthouse and around… Continue reading

Our Word View – Word of the Week = ADORE

SUNDAY POSTING ~ A COLLABORATIVE BLOG BETWEEN TWO FRIENDS (ME AND MY FRIEND BARB) WHO’S PATHS WERE SEPARATED FOR 20+ YEARS AND HAVE FOUND ONE ANOTHER ONCE AGAIN ONLINE. BOTH SHARE A LOVE… Continue reading

Where there’s love… – Là où il y a de l’amour…

A Christmas to Remember… you must visit My French Heaven on a regular basis!

Cousins A Bond That Starts at a Very Young Age!

Okay, okay I know I’m biased when it comes to these two children but I have a right to be. My two granddaughters and at the same time the cutest little girls. Watching… Continue reading

Blessed with Another Memorable Christmas!

Emma, my granddaughter. My daughter Allison and son-in-law Chris’ daughter. I almost don’t want to say this because I’m afraid I will jinx myself but I feel so blessed to have had another… Continue reading

Merry Christmas!

Nothing but Lighthouses

Gay Head Lighthouse Martha’s Vineyard Edgartown Lighthouse, Martha’s Vineyard

Our Word View – Word of the Week = ZOO

SUNDAY POSTING ~ A COLLABORATIVE BLOG BETWEEN TWO FRIENDS (ME AND MY FRIEND BARB) WHO’S PATHS WERE SEPARATED FOR 20+ YEARS AND HAVE FOUND ONE ANOTHER ONCE AGAIN ONLINE. BOTH SHARE A LOVE… Continue reading

Fryeburg Fair Amusement Park Maine

Last October my hubby, some family, and friends all took a trip to Maine. Of course it was while the Fryeburg Fair was on. I have mentioned this event previously. It is the… Continue reading