Happy Birthday Dennis

Today is my husband’s birthday, so regular posts will return during the week.  I’m off for more cake….

Shots from a Saturday

Hi from my Mom’s house.  We’re over here celebrating Dennis’ upcoming birthday.  Here are a few shots from the day.


I went down to our little community garden plot to water tonight….and was moving a big lavender plant in the next plot to ours to direct water to our beans below. HOLY CRAP….so glad I was gentle, look what is in the lavender. I was so glad I had my powerful lens on my camera,…

City Captures

I was walking downtown the other day, and saw a bunch of fantastic public art.  I also saw some interesting signs and stickers.  Walk with me, and enjoy!

Happy Father’s Day!

Wishing all Dads here on earth, and up above…..Happy Father’s Day!  Special love to my own Dad Martin, who is very missed, very loved and with us in our hearts every day!

Up above the city

The other night, we went to a revolving restaurant atop of the city, to celebrate the 94th birthday of my cousin Helen.  Happy Birthday Helen!!!! Hope you enjoy the view with us.  And happy weekend everyone!

On our deck tonight

….we saw a hummingbird switching between our feeder, and the plants in our container.  LOVE this!!!

Birds, Bugs, Blooms…and more!

I was over in Victoria with my Mom on the weekend.  We went to a rural area not far from her home to get fresh eggs, flowers and some local strawberries.  Then, we went to the Victoria Butterfly Garden  because we’d never been, and we were in the neighborhood.  We LOVED it….it is small, but…

Last shots….

…from the camera that was stolen last week.  So with this bittersweet post, we say bye old camera, and hello to the beautiful replacement that is now in my new camera bag.  Out with the old, in with the new, but look back with fondness.  Enjoy!! Bye Mooning Gnome!  Sorry you were in the stolen…

Finding the Silver Lining…

Yesterday, my camera bag and all the contents were stolen.  In the blink of an eye, the bag I carry all the time was gone.  My wallet, id, bank cards, my prescription reading glasses, my phone, my camera and all the equipment I carry all need to be replaced.  I’m trying to flip it around…