Mid-October in Central Virginia, USA * It’s been a long time now – well over a year – since I gave much attention to photography. But I’m suddenly feeling the urge again….and it feels really good! When I have a camera in hand, I engage in my moments in a deeper way. I stay more […]Read More Mid-October Photos (and a Mindfulness Reminder)
For this week’s Tuesdays of Texture photo challenge: This was taken this past Monday morning in Northern Virginia – where we got nearly three feet of the white stuff!! No power loss or anything like that…so it’s actually been a pretty fun adventure. The world feels (not to mention looks) very different buried in snow! […]Read More Tuesdays of Texture (#7)
This week’s photo challenge: “This week, consider the walls you’ve erected and decorated, the halls you walk down each day, or the exteriors you’ve ignored or neglected. What do these walls reveal about a place, people, or you?” * * My daughter just turned six. She’s also had a recent growth spurt, bringing the top […]Read More Weekly Photo Challenge: WALL
We (my ex and I, and our kids) took advantage of the spring-ish temperatures this past weekend in the greater-DC area to go hiking around Manassas Battlefield Park. We’d visited there before, but the difference this time is that we weren’t really interested in it for its character as a memorial site, but in its […]Read More Revisiting Manassas Battlefield Park
Waiting at the bus stop with my first grader and his little sister this morning, we noticed some very pretty, newly-bloomed flowers. After waving Henry and the bus off, a walk seemed in order. Let’s find more flowers! Nice way to start the day!Read More Let’s Take a Walk
I took a nice first-day-of-Spring walk today with my girl. A little muddy…but that’s no problem when you have rain boots! We saw geese (which I’m mildly afraid of.) We also saw turtles (which aren’t at all scary…and are actually kind of cool to watch sunning themselves.) And we rounded things out with a stop […]Read More Happy Spring!