In honor of my last trip to the Golden State, the first bottle of wine I enjoyed this trip to California was one from Lockwood Vineyard in Monterey. On Today’s Date in the Past: Tulips in Bryant Park Angry (Red) Bird You Might Also Enjoy: Other Monterey Posts Other Wine Posts  

Rossio Square has been one of Lisbon, Portugal’s main squares since the Middle Ages. Over the years it has been the backdrop of revolts, celebrations, bullfights, and executions.  Today it is a lovely, open space frequented by locals and tourists. Here are three photos from Rossio Square.  What do you think?  Do you have a […]

You saw one of my favorite pics after it had rained in my Capture Your 365 post for January.  Now here’s a related three-part series I thought was a lot of fun. What do you think?  Do you have a favorite below? Jumping in a Puddle Photo #1.  Getting ready to jump. Jumping in a […]

In addition to many Canada geese, Sofia and I saw a lot of mallard ducks on our walk around the Loose Park duck pond last Saturday.  I couldn’t pick between these two shots. What do you think?  Do you have a favorite below? Duck Photo #1.  Why do female mallards always scowl at me like […]

It’s not just a kid-sized fashion statement, it also makes cool disco ball patterns on the floor when the sun hits it just right. You Might Also Enjoy: One Thing, Three Ways:  Snow Boots New Pointe Shoes LOVE Shoes Walking in my Shoes Other Sun Posts

I took these shots from farther than I would have liked.  In a snow storm.  They are not as sharp or as impressive as I would have liked, but I wanted to share them for feedback nonetheless. What do you think?  Any tips for next time?   Duck Photo #1.  A mama mallard duck waddles […]

As a friend recently asked, “What is it about December that brings out the ‘year in review recaps’ and ‘predictions’ in all of us?”  I don’t know the answer, but I do feel myself being sucked in.  Because the “A to Z” series I incorporated into my 365+1 photo blogging project has been so well received, I thought I’d […]