Doubles on the Bookshelf (#Whatsonyourbookshelf 21MARCH2022 )

Happy Monday! Today I am sharing some “book doubles”for the #What’s on Your Bookshelf challenge. Thanks to RR for reminding me about this fun monthly challenge – even though I think I missed the deadline for the inlinkz here   *** Backstory We recently cleared out the bonus room above the garage. This means that my mini home library was … More Doubles on the Bookshelf (#Whatsonyourbookshelf 21MARCH2022 )

Monday Morning Blooms & Music Monday (Simple Man by Shinedown & She’s Gone by Hall & Oates)

Happy Monday readers Here are some tulip photos that are hot off the Priorhouse press.   We had fun listening to old school music while doing house stuff over the weekend.  Songs sound so much better coming through really good speakers. It was like a music fest. I am sharing my top two songs from … More Monday Morning Blooms & Music Monday (Simple Man by Shinedown & She’s Gone by Hall & Oates)

Favorite Images of 2021 (Lens-Artist Photo Challenge #180)

Hello Readers,  The theme for the Lens-Artists’ Photo Challenge is Favorite Images of 2021 – and #SundayStills also has this theme running from 1-2 to 1-8 (here).  *** Starting with a photo I took in the summer while in Cocoa Beach, FL. There is a certain area where they have peacocks roaming freely. I was … More Favorite Images of 2021 (Lens-Artist Photo Challenge #180)

Blogger’s Choice – Moods of Life Photos (12-18-2021)

Hello Readers,  Linking this post to Lens-Artists “Blogger’s Choice These photos depict the many moods of life *** This post is dedicated to my father-n-law. He passed away last Sunday while in hospice care. Whew! One positive was that he had a “decent ending” to his life of 75 years. And by that we mean that he was … More Blogger’s Choice – Moods of Life Photos (12-18-2021)

Monday Morning Blooms: Roses & Hope Now song by Addison Road

A little floral lift today: Cut flowers have been on a “blow out” sale this September and so we have enjoyed a few different bundles. Mostly multi-colored roses, but if you scroll down – then you can see some sunflowers too.  I have always known that flowers offer a lift, yet I was reminded again … More Monday Morning Blooms: Roses & Hope Now song by Addison Road

Virginia Beach & Swindell’s Single Saturday Night Song (Lens-Artists Photo Challenge 8-8-2021)

The theme this week for the Lens-Artists photo challenge is: What does your inspiration look like?  *** The beach always inspires me. That salt water can renew and refresh the mind and body   The beach gets even better when there is a memorial or small connection to history – like this memorial sign about the Sister … More Virginia Beach & Swindell’s Single Saturday Night Song (Lens-Artists Photo Challenge 8-8-2021)

Monday Morning Blooms (#Treesquare July 19)

Hello Readers,  Monday Morning Blooms for #Treesquare  The Crepe Myrtle’s are lavishing some love on us with their flowers this month.   No blooms on this little ceramic tree, but the pink color fits right in today, eh? Quote for today: “The love I give is second hand, someone gave me lots of love first.” See you all … More Monday Morning Blooms (#Treesquare July 19)

Monday Morning Sunflower Blooms & Sunset for #SundayStills(June 21, 2021)

Hello Readers,  I hope this post finds everyone well. Linking up with Terri and her #SundayStills theme for the week, which is #Sunrise-Sunset.  Here is my sunset – across the Virginia Mountains  Last month, while on a sunset walk along the “canal walk” in Richmond Virginia, I saw this indoor art – and took a photo … More Monday Morning Sunflower Blooms & Sunset for #SundayStills(June 21, 2021)

Shadows & Shade at the Beach (Lens-Artists Photo Challenge 6-12-2021)

The theme for the Lens-Artists photo challenge is shadows and shade.  Let’s go beachside. Starting with this path to the beach: This mint-green stucco stood out. Have you heard that sea turtles had a boost to nesting as humans pulled back from beaches during the pandemic?   That is a nice outcome of the lockdowns.   … More Shadows & Shade at the Beach (Lens-Artists Photo Challenge 6-12-2021)

Rose & Teal (Lens-Artists Photo Challenge 6-7-2021)

The theme this week for the Lens-Artists photo challenge is to depict “large to small” with specific colors (here) *** Starting off with a rose-colored palette  First, a large paved area provides a nice design. The small rose-colored pavers combine to make a large, paved space. Next, this large chair mimics what should be smaller (also linked to pull up … More Rose & Teal (Lens-Artists Photo Challenge 6-7-2021)