I can’t believe I’m halfway through my 365 +1 Project (thank you Leap Year)!  While I continue to learn from amazing photographers from around the world every day, I’ve also learned that… …I really want to visit Norway.  And Oregon, Jasper National Park, and New Zealand. …while Somewhere-in-the-Middle-of-the-USA has its own advantages, I miss being closer […]

I think the yellow flower is a black-eyed Susan.  I’m not sure what the flower is… Yellow Butterfly on a Yellow Flower #1. Yellow Butterfly on a Yellow Flower #2. You Might Also Enjoy: Self-Propelled Flower Happiness is a Butterfly

There are few places I’d rather visit during the summer than my Beloved’s home state of Montana.  The days are sunny and warm (but not hot) and the evenings cool off to lovely light jacket temperatures.  The scenery is beautiful, and my in-laws are delightful to be around. After several months of anticipation, it was […]

Fellow photoblogger, Sandy at Garden Path, recently shared a photo of something called a Calico Pennant.  It looked a lot like a flying insect I’d caught with my camera this past Friday night, only I would have called my subject simply a dragonfly.  I don’t think what I captured was the same, beautiful spotted dragonfly […]

While I was denied the chance to watch the eggs hatch in the tree in our front yard, here at my sister’s house in Phoenix, a pair of turtle doves has a perpetual nest of eggs in one of the palm trees in their back yard.  You might also know the bird as a mourning dove, […]