Tagged with Gratitude

Backyard beauties

Backyard beauties

I enjoyed an unseasonably warm afternoon in my own backyard (despite the snow still on the ground)   This post is part of a series February Beautiful; you can also see other posts with photos. 

Katniss Everdeen and gratitude

Katniss Everdeen: [to her baby] Did you have a nightmare? I have nightmares, too. Someday I’ll explain it to you, why they came, why they won’t ever go away, but I’ll tell you how I survive it. I make a list in my head… of all the good things I’ve seen someone do. Every little … Continue reading

Hearts in the sand

Hearts in the sand

These images of little hearts in the sand (from a recent beach trip) seem like a pure gift… This post is part of a series February Beautiful; you can also see other posts with photos. 

winter wonderland

winter wonderland

It has been a wild (and beautiful) weather week here!   This post is part of a series, February Beautiful; you can also see other posts with photos. 

Bit O’ Honey

Bit O’ Honey

I have this collection of “honey from around the world” on my countertop, and I enjoy these charming bottles lined in a row, nearly as much as their sweet taste. With the description of each cleverly marked and the colors ranged like the color wheel, light to dark, it’s a feast for the eyes as well … Continue reading

My visit with Bubby Lola

My visit with Bubby Lola

With no living grandparents left, I consider it a gift to have Bubby Lola living near enough to visit. She’s technically my husband’s step-mother’s mother…but to me, she’s just Lola. I saw her this past weekend. The kids were having a “Daddy walk” (taking the train to Salem, and bopping around town with my husband), and I … Continue reading

Jungle creatures

Jungle creatures

  I happened upon these charming jungle creatures today, at an acquaintance’s home. During our meeting we had a few moments of silence, and I took these shots while the light was just right. This post is part of a new series, February Beautiful, in which I notice beautiful things. 

Home

Home

I am unofficially following along a photography course that Ian is teaching. This exercise: photograph what “Home” is to you.  We bought our house nearly two years ago, and here’s some of what home means to me. From the outside:   On the inside, there are usually flowers on the table and some kind of fruit piled high. … Continue reading