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Online Dating: Week 1

So it's been a week since I downloaded several dating apps and set up profiles.  So far, I'm very pleased to say that I've met several really nice men.  Not in real life yet, but chatting within the apps, they have all been very respectful, cheerful and encouraging.  I've yet to receive any undesirable photographs… Continue reading Online Dating: Week 1

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Post Birthday Weekend

This photo pretty accurately depicts how I feel after this weekends Birthday shenanigans. You might think I went hog-wild and hit all the clubs and drank myself stupid, hooked up with random men, got in fights, stayed up until dawn or any other number of things. Nope. Not today, Satan. The truth is, I did… Continue reading Post Birthday Weekend

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Don’t miss opportunity while you’re waiting for the next thing

I love wildlife photography.  When I got my camera everyone was asking if I was going to do portraits.  People.  Photographing families, proms, babies, graduations, engagement photos, etc.  No, no and finally no.  I take pictures because I love the process and that treasure hunt.  I have zero desire to make anyone else happy but… Continue reading Don’t miss opportunity while you’re waiting for the next thing

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Rabbit Holes

It's been a few weeks since I've sat down to write.  I just haven't been inspired.  In creative projects like this there are going to be ebbs and flows in the process. My energies have been elsewhere.  I've been busier than I've been in a long time at work, I've been going on a lot… Continue reading Rabbit Holes

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Spider Cactus?

I took this photo on our most recent Sister Birding Adventure.  My sister focuses on birds.  Birds are her thing.  Birds are my thing too, but so is landscape, shape, plants, insects, dead things...yes, I photograph the occasional dead thing, it's ok my sister doesn't get it either. I edited this photo and named it… Continue reading Spider Cactus?

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I wasn’t expecting that!

Yesterday was another Sister Birding Adventure and Cheryl and I went to the Aransas Wildlife Refuge in Austwell, Texas.  This wildlife refuge was hit pretty hard by Hurricane Harvey last Summer and we were thrilled to find them open.  We both had our camera's and my sister had her monopod (I need one of those… Continue reading I wasn’t expecting that!

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When you think all is ruined….beauty

I've mentioned in previous blogs that I'm becoming a rather geeky camera nerd.  My sister is quite the photography artist - you can check her out at The Back Yard Bird Nerd and we really enjoy going on photography adventures from sun up to sun down, all over the wonderful nature centers and parks we… Continue reading When you think all is ruined….beauty

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Bye Bye Bye 2017

Am I the only one who hears 'N Sync's "Bye Bye Bye" when I read the title of this blog post?  Is it just me? It's the end of 2017.  As I write this, it's the day before New Years Eve.  I know I'm not alone in wishing 2017 a hasty exit and a cheery "don't… Continue reading Bye Bye Bye 2017

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The Sweeter Things

It's the night before Thanksgiving and as is customary in American Households, most of us are beginning the cooking or prepping process for the big food show tomorrow. I'm so fortunate this year, as my sister and her wonderful husband are preparing the entire Turkey Day meal and the rest of us shlums just have… Continue reading The Sweeter Things

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Saying YES to Adventure

Change can be scary.  Change can be exciting.  Change can be....an adventure. Whether it's going on an impromptu Sister Weekend to Galveston during one of the biggest motorcycle rally's of the year,  or saying yes to a last minute invitation to drive two hours north with one of your best friends and her two small… Continue reading Saying YES to Adventure