Spring is Coming

5 February 2012

After such a mild winter, it hardly seems like it’s time for spring to be poking out, but coming it is.  I’m quite sure that we’ll have another cold snap and all the emerging plants will be fighting off damage from the frost, but for now, I’m enjoying watching the specks of green popping through […]


11 August 2011

My Hawaiian Princess

26 July 2011


The Bear

30 May 2011

Ok, so just for the sake of posting SOMETHING – here are some photos of “The Bear” Ellie Graye from this month…

My favorite “dandelion”

15 May 2011

The first two years we lived at DPF, these flowers got pulled by Victor and Jeffrey.  Both of them thought they were dandelions…I now guard the newly emerging shoots carefully, and constantly remind everyone that, “those giant dandelions AREN’T dandelions…..they’re gorgeous poppies!”

From the “Forest”

9 May 2011

There’s a part of DPF that I rarely go into: several acres that stretch from behind the lake down to the road (about a half mile).  There are always loads of treasures and surprises to be found, and I was happy I had brought my camera along for the walk.  Among the multitude of ferns, […]

Mother’s Day Celebration

8 May 2011

  Falling into bed tonight, I feel quiet inside.  There’s something about having family around that just brings peace to my periodically tempestuous inner being. While we missed having my sister join us in our celebration of Motherhood, we did have Lorena’s mother and twin sister here.   Lorena and I have known each other […]

Racing the Light

8 May 2011

A “dueling photos” post – heads up for one from Melissa, too.

Ellie’s Dandelions

7 May 2011

I’ll be the first to admit that when it comes to photography, I have no idea what I’m doing.  Most of the time, I have a vision of what I want the photograph to look like, but with no formal training, I struggle with knowing how to adjust things to get what I’m wanting.  I […]

Let’s Go Fly A Kite!

6 May 2011
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