Lynard Skynard Cover Band (#Treesquare July 25; Lens Artists #158)

Hello Readers – Combining #Treesquares with Lens-Artists’ because the theme is “along back country roads” – and last June, we ventured into the country to hear a Lynard Skynard  cover band (called Street Survivor) at the Caroline County fair. We knew a couple of the band members and it was a fun afternoon. Band Name Trivia. Did … More Lynard Skynard Cover Band (#Treesquare July 25; Lens Artists #158)

South Florida Getaway (#Treesquare July 17; Lens Artists #157)

Hello Readers – Combining #Treesquares with the Lens-Artists’ “Getting Away“ theme.  How is this for a view from a nice and easy getaway? The beach is one of our favorite places to getaway.  This old song comes to mind, Ocean by Ten Shekel Shirt  We moved to the east coast so we could be near family. However, we also wanted to be … More South Florida Getaway (#Treesquare July 17; Lens Artists #157)

“If There is No Sun, One Must be Made” (#Treesquare July 11 & Lens Artists #156)

Happy Sunday Combining #Treesquares with the Lens-Artists’ Black and White theme this week.      I have been enjoying reading some of Les Mis this month and so here is another excerpt, which I chose because it adds a bit of a color to a black and white theme.          Cosette had never … More “If There is No Sun, One Must be Made” (#Treesquare July 11 & Lens Artists #156)

Body Food, Mind Food (Lens-Artists & Mahesh Nair’s book Chaotic Alleys)

The Lens-Artists Photo Challenge theme is “One Photo, Two Ways”. I decided to feature some throwback photos to go down memory lane and introduce you to Mahesh Nair’s book release. I have TWO free hard copies to give away – so be sure to check out the end of this post.  Let’s start with a photo of my … More Body Food, Mind Food (Lens-Artists & Mahesh Nair’s book Chaotic Alleys)

What a Wonderful World (Lens-Artists Photo Challenge 6-19-2021)

The theme for the Lens-Artists photo challenge is “What a Wonderful World”  Amy shared the lyrics to Louis Armstrong ‘s “What A Wonderful World” and it has been in my mind all day. Quite a nice song to have as an earworm 🙂  – and quite a nice theme this week.  I decided to use Armstrong’s  lyrics (similar to the … More What a Wonderful World (Lens-Artists Photo Challenge 6-19-2021)

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)

Blues and Greens (Lens-Artists Photo Challenge 5-23-21)

The theme this week for Len’s Artist Challenge is Blue and Green. *** Starting off with this image that has a lot of blue and touch of green to the side  Can you guess what this is? Answer will be at the bottom- but try and guess and let me know what you thought (or not)  ***  Tina invited … More Blues and Greens (Lens-Artists Photo Challenge 5-23-21)

Dots & Spots with Amy Cuddy Reminder to Stand Tall (#WQWWC)

The lens-artist theme is “dots and spots” and the weekly writing prompt is “healing” – this post addresses both: The spring leaf drop from this little, potted shrub looked like little dots on the ground.    My husband is growing strawberries.  I think this year he will harvest about 50 berries. Hahahah – he grew … More Dots & Spots with Amy Cuddy Reminder to Stand Tall (#WQWWC)

Monday Morning Blooms & Sunset Across the Landscape (March 22, 2021)

Hello Readers,  I hope this post finds everyone well. I am taking a blog break and here is a check in post (updated – wink)  Some sunset images from a road trip last year – Some music from an awesome guy I worked with back in the 1990s- a great musician – Jeffrey Rose – and … More Monday Morning Blooms & Sunset Across the Landscape (March 22, 2021)

Nature Softness & Quotes on Making Mistakes(Lens-Artists Photo Challenge 2/27/21)

For the Lens-artists photo challenge this week the theme soft.  *** ***   Closing with two quotes. Both quotes have ideas that suggest a soft approach to coping with mistakes and improving. Sometimes folks will dispense grace and love easily to other people – but when it comes to their own life  – they can sometimes be … More Nature Softness & Quotes on Making Mistakes(Lens-Artists Photo Challenge 2/27/21)