Fall 2014

I love Fall.  I do not like what follows Fall too much but I do love Fall.  This is the time of year when the temperatures can fluctuate from very warm to very cold and all temperatures in between.  The leaves begin to change colors … Continue readingFall 2014


Wednesday marked one year since Mom passed away.  On that day, we no longer had a living parent amongst us as Dad had passed away 17 years before.  It is a strange feeling and one that, although you know you will face in your lifetime, … Continue readingMemories

Holland Michigan

Holland Michigan was a bucket list item that I have now crossed off!  It is an amazing little town on the shores of Lake Michigan.  But the bonus is it has a real windmill, a seperate large lake – Lake Macatawa – with a canal … Continue readingHolland Michigan

Rose of Sherron

 Yes, I know I spelled it wrong.  This Rose of Sharon flower is blooming in my yard right now.  Many years ago my neighbor planted one and now I have Rose of Sharon bushes in various parts of my garden.  They spread easily and I … Continue readingRose of Sherron

Green Thumb

My mother had a green thumb.  No matter where we lived she had gardens.  She would plant vegetable gardens with corn, broccoli, green beans, lettuce, tomatoes, and cucumbers.  And she would plant flowers – geraniums, marigolds, sunflowers, petunias.  Mom also had plants inside the house … Continue readingGreen Thumb


Sunsets are one of my favorite things to photograph.  I have seen many gorgeous sunsets in my lifetime.  My favorite ones have been on a beach or a lake.  There’s something about a body of water and a sunset combination.  Very soothing.  It makes you … Continue readingSunsets