Once a box of Christopher Elbow chocolates is open in my house, it’s essentially gone.  To take these photos, I had to kick my kids out of the kitchen and tell them they couldn’t have any chocolates until I was done shooting.  What do you think?  Do you have a favorite below? Christopher Elbow Chocolate […]

Proof that my family loves me:  they all leave their lovely warm weather to travel to cold, snow infested Kansas City to spend Christmas at my house.  Adding to the fun is my sister’s mother-in-law who also joins us from the other side of the metro area.  While the grown-ups don’t exchange gifts, Ms. Myra […]

I am currently on a 3 1/2 week business trip in Europe and the Middle East which is one of the reasons I’m so far behind already in 2014 with my photo blog, but I hope to have some really fun photos to share over the next few weeks.  Naturally I miss my Better Half and […]

Pinochle is our house game, something we played a lot over the Holidays together.  I shot this pic several weeks ago and am just now getting around to posting it, but it brings back happy memories from a wonderful Christmas with my family. You Might Also Enjoy: Holiday Cards Are Done! Other Holiday Posts

It’s been a hectic holiday season.  We were in Phoenix for Thanksgiving.  There were only three weeks between Thanksgiving and Christmas this year, and our house was wonderfully full of family for Christmas and New Years.  The only night I had a chance to head down to the Country Club Plaza and photograph the lights, […]

Whew!  I’m finally through my posts from our Thanksgiving adventure in Phoenix!  Back home Somewhere-in-the-Middle-of-the-USA we have had a bit of snow over the past few weeks.  Here is a shot of the melting icicles hanging from the side of my house over my back deck. You Might Also Enjoy: Other Winter Posts Other Water […]

From the impressionistic perspective of Monet to the field that Dorothy runs through in the Wizard of Oz, I have always loved poppies.  These perennial beauties attract birds, bees, and other helpful insects to your garden.  Here are some poppies I captured at the Scottsdale Civic Center Park.  What do you think?  Do you have […]