Many years ago, while on a spiritual retreat, the retreat leader asked the participants what is our favorite part of ourselves. We told that since it may take while, we would discuss this at the END of the retreat, and were given an index card t... Read more
50 Years Ago Today Was a GOOD day
Today, on my 50th birthday, I am at peace with who I am. Over the years I have learned many things. I’m fiercely loyal to the people I love. I have developed a deep capacity for love and forgiveness; forgiveness for myself and others. I am far ... Read more
Thinking of you...
When I was a little girl, my father used to take me and my two sisters hunting and fishing. Both my sisters took to it, however, I didn't. Still, he would still take me every chance he got.
My father passed away in 2006. When I re-discovere... Read more
The Mighty Golden Gate Bridge
I grew up in Northern California; I have family that lives in the bay area, and my grandfather lived in San Francisco before for moving to Sacramento. I can't tell you how old I was when I first saw this magnificent landmark, but I can tell you ... Read more
A Little Somthing to Brighten Up Your Day
A few weeks ago, I visited a local Iris farm. It put in in my "happy place" to take photos of these beautiful flowers. Note: The Iris' were not shot with my new lens.
You can see the dew drops on the petel
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This is the beginning of a beautiful thing ~ I'm certain
I have falling in love, he goes by the moniker 'L' Series. Yes, that's right I bought my first 'L' Series lens! OMG! What a beautiful piece of glass! I said GLASS not ASS for those of you minds in the gutter. It's a 70-300mm f4-5.6. Sure, I took... Read more
Remind you of any one????
I ran across this earlier today, and thought it was interesting. Reminds of someone I used to know...
"She's that girls that believes what comes around, goes around. The one that hopes for a better day. The one who won't give up on you. She... Read more
As most of you know, one of my life's passions is photography. You may also know, that one of my favorite places is the California coastline. No place on this planet soothes my soul like the ocean.
I recently took myself on an extended wee... Read more
Today is a day for celebration!!!!
Normally on my birthday I reflect on my life a bit. Today, I like the person I’ve become. I am comfortable in my own skin, and I am not afraid of showing who I am, flaws and all. I realized not everybody is so fortunate. It took a lot of hard w... Read more
Last week, my niece got word that she won't be deploying Afghanistan on Nov 27th! Yippee! I had been meaning post a blog sooner! I can't begin to tell you the relief I feel!
So her deployment was cancelled due to some technicality about a c... Read more
Every Veterans day I think of all the sacrifices our soldiers make for our country. However this Veterans day my Niece is very much on my mind. She is a Medic in the Air Force, and in less than months time she will deploy to a hospital in Afghan... Read more
My first wedding shoot!
Okay as many of you know, photography is a passion of mine. I'm no pro, but I do enjoy taking pics of all sorts of events. During the last week of September, I shot my first wedding.
I did the shoot as a favor to my best friend's niece. She... Read more
With each painful experience in my life, be it a breakup, death of a loved one, job loss etc., I have become stronger, wiser, kinder person BECAUSE of it, not in spite of it. Because with each loss, I had to get a bigger God; I had to forgive my... Read more
Last night, I went to a friends house for dinner. Her BF has caught the photography bug. So, before dinner he and I went to the rail road tracks to shoot some pics at sunset. Below are a few of the images I managed to capture
Under the tra... Read more
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On Safari in California....
Last weekend I had the pleasure of visiting one of my friends who recently moved to Oakland. What a beautiful city. I know there are some of you who've heard the horror stories about Oakland, how it's the epitome of gangland USA. Sure, like man... Read more