• Creative Outlets,  Photography

    Learning About Photography Online

    I enrolled myself in Photography 101 to kick my butt back into carrying my camera and taking pictures. I love photography, but I have gotten lazy. Today’s assignment focuses on “home and getting oriented.” There are so many ways to…

  • Creative Outlets,  Photography

    Vibrant: Friday Photo Challenge

    Although I’ve changed living locations, the winter seasons still seem desolate. Whereas Northern Illinois was cold and snowy and dreary, Middle Tennessee is rainy and dreary between episodes of beautiful sunshine. Most of the trees have shed their leaves, as…

  • Destinations,  Photography,  Travel

    The Call of the Caribbean

    I have always enjoyed photography, but until the advent of digital photography, I found it quite expensive. In fact, I still have several rolls of undeveloped film in my basement. Just last week, my husband and I returned from “wandering”…

  • Creative Outlets,  Photography

    Autumn & the Kishwaukee River

    When I stepped outside to take Pepper for his morning constitutional, the early crispness in the air beckoned me to explore the colors of autumn with my camera. After coffee and a breakfast of zucchini bread and bacon, I headed…