Study in Light: Lack of light for making silhouettes

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

Who knew the dangers of tide pools

*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

Why I need to have realistic expectations about time

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