Success!!

Hey guys!  I did it, I did it!  After all these years, I finally…. GOT MY DUCKS IN A ROW!!! And aren’t they adorable? So, here I am, finally caught up with the day’s business and trying to step into my safe and cozy world of writing. First order of the night is to give a great big THANK YOU to my new blogging friend, Frankie, over in Ireland at http://truckerturningwrite.com/ He likes to yank my chain about my writing and poetry. So, without being ‘pleonastic'( I,too, have a dictionary AND a Thesaurus), let me say I appreciate his awarding … Continue reading Success!!

Winged Wonders Or….. Birds I Have Known

Hello my friends! It occurred to me today that I am rapidly approaching one year of blogging.  How quickly time flies, and what a wonderful experience this has been. I have made so many new friends and acquaintances, been exposed to so much talent, raw emotion and beautiful energy in that time.  I thank all of you who have visited and continue to do so. When choosing what to blog about the greatest challenge for me is always the balance between sharing photographs and expressing ideas.  I have tried to strike a balance with these two and I feel I … Continue reading Winged Wonders Or….. Birds I Have Known

Welcome Autumn!! How Happy I Am

Thanks to the tropical storm that didn’t become a big, bad hurricane, we have been enjoying cooler temperatures here in the land of moss and mosquitoes.  I awoke to a nippy 62 degrees this morning and couldn’t wait to get dressed, grab my camera and head out for a walk. I felt surely all of nature must be as relieved as I was at the drop in temperature.  I didn’t even mind the few initial goosebumps that traveled up my bare shins where my cropped pants stopped short. They soon became a memory as I felt the sun on my … Continue reading Welcome Autumn!! How Happy I Am

Disappointment and Hope/Failure Is Not a Dirty Word

Disappointment; a feeling of dissatisfaction that results when your expectations are not realized. An act, or failure to act, that disappoints someone. It doesn’t seem so enormous when you put it that way, does it?  We have all been disappointed at some time or other in our lives, some of us feeling as though disappointment lurks in every shadowy alley, around every dark corner and exists purely for the joy of dismantling our best efforts. The photo above represents a recent disappointment for me.  It may not seem like much to anyone else; but when you love to take photos … Continue reading Disappointment and Hope/Failure Is Not a Dirty Word

Lovely Ducklings..another Photo afternoon at the LSU Lakes

“Quack, quack, come with me, and I’ll lead you out into the great world, and present you…” said the Mother duck in Hans Christian Anderson’s uplifting tale. That story was always a favorite of mine and I had such a … Continue reading Lovely Ducklings..another Photo afternoon at the LSU Lakes