What is more precious than gold?

For my first experiment with my new remote/timer for my camera, I set up my camera and tripod with my 100-400mm lens, and pointed it at our thistle seed bird feeder.  Thistle seed… Continue reading

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Forsythia, Trees, Bumble Bees

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Along the Blue Ridge

Yesterday my husband gave me the gift of his time and took me on a car ride through a stretch of the Blue Ridge Parkway in western North Carolina.  It is a National… Continue reading

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Flowers, Flowers, Flowers. . .

. . .and I also put in a few photos of the walkway we have planted, sort of like an English mixed perennial and annual garden.  This walkway leads to our front door, and I’ve… Continue reading

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Blackberries, Grapes, and Other Observations

So I wandered around our yard again yesterday afternoon, and I thought, “What a difference a day makes!”  The day before I had a hard time finding or identifying many blackberries, and now… Continue reading

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Along the Edges of Our Yard

Seems like something’s always popping up.  I didn’t get a photo of our nascent blackberries yet – but right now it looks like we will be having a good crop.  I’m looking forward to them… Continue reading

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A walk through the memory garden

Our church – Long’s Chapel United Methodist Church – in Lake Junaluska, NC has a lovely garden that is well-tended by many loving hands.  It changes almost daily.  New things bloom, replacing the… Continue reading

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“God gave us memory. . .

so that we might have roses in December.” ~James M Barrie Some roses that have bloomed around our house and along the beautiful Rose Walk at Lake Junaluska, North Carolina. More photos of roses are on… Continue reading

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Pets are People Too!

I have had a tough time photographing pets – particularly our own!  They always seem to want to get in on my end of the camera.  Curiosity about it all – especially from our… Continue reading

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To See a Butterfly Flutter By

Butterflies are among my favorite subjects.  There are more photos of them on the “Nature – Fauna” page.  Hope you enjoy them.  

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