While daddy cardinal chilled on the deck railing, momma cardinal climbed up on the rooftop of the bird feeder and posed for pictures.

Of all the birds that visit my backyard, I find myself most mesmerized by the cardinals. Between seed snacks from the feeder, this guy was hanging out in the snow watching the world go by. I still struggle to get a nice, clear, high-definition shot of a cardinal, but this photograph is at least better […]

At long last, I’ve managed to capture a halfway decent shot of a cardinal.  I know this won’t be the best photo of a cardinal you’ve ever seen, but I’m so excited to start with this shot.  I’m not sure if it’s the same bird, or not, but a male cardinal has been spending an […]

…in the desert? Inside the Mall of the Emirates, one of the largest malls in the world, is Ski Dubai.  Ski Dubai includes five ski slopes and a ski lift as well as sled and toboggan runs.  The facility is consistently kept below freezing, and drops to even colder temperatures at night when the snow […]

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 […]

It’s been 11 days since my last post.  Eleven.  That’s a big miss for someone who shot and shared a photo for 452 consecutive days, some days posting more than one photo. Once I missed that first day, it spiraled out of control.  It was like the first day of not working out once you’re […]

I am so over winter.  And snow.  Good grief, can it please be spring already?!?!  I took this shot as the icy layer of our most recent six to eight inches fell on Sunday.  I’d be much happier if the snow melted away into spring. You Might Also Enjoy: Other Winter Posts Other Spring Posts […]