Nothing beats a good sunny day for taking pretty pictures. But when I saw this water fountain in Balboa Park, San Diego on an evening walk with the family, I could not NOT pass by without taking a silhouette picture. It felt silly to jump up there and pose dramatically with the kids, but I … Continue reading Study in Light: Lack of light for making silhouettes
Twisted In nature twisted things are beautifully complex, elegant, and harmonious in its surroundings. So for this photo post I looked through my photo gallery and picked some that I had taken in the past without knowing that they could be interpreted as twisted. I hope you enjoy them!
*I started this post ready to write about the calm that comes from watching waves and feeling the crisp ocean breeze on my face. But thinking about it diverted my attention to a painful incident that happened a few years back. Letting you know the thought processes leading up to this post.* The ocean is … Continue reading Who knew the dangers of tide pools
Last summer, my kids and I attended an event at the library to learn about and meet live snakes. The snake expert brought several snakes from his collection for show and tell. It was an entertaining talk, but the best part was when he brought out the various kinds of snakes he took out of … Continue reading Unlikely: a snake encounter at the library
Disbelief and denial. Is May only a few days away?! It was just winter, now spring, and summer plans are already underway. Time runs while I stroll. When I was younger, grown ups would wistfully comment how time passes too quickly for them. They'd say, "Enjoy this time, because living gets busy when you have … Continue reading Why I need to have realistic expectations about time