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August 3, 2015



The coneflowers are beginning to die out and morph into feed for the smaller birds… a tell-tale sign that autumn is not that far away.

Fashionable Family Friday: Bathing Beauties

July 31, 2015

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Our vacations often included the beach or a lake.  I’m sure Dad and I were soaking up the last rays before the end of summer.

Celebrating a Birthday

July 29, 2015

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This sweet little guy is my husband, H (in his younger years), and today is his birthday.  What a grand day it was when you were born!!!  Happy Birthday, My Love!


July 27, 2015



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Here’s a little something for when you don’t want to be recognized… a shop full of beautiful masks.

Fashionable Family Friday: Birthday Shenanigans

July 24, 2015

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We loved celebrating birthdays, and this was Dad’s big day.  I’m not sure what my sisters and I were doing tucked into the background… we looked mighty suspicious, as if something was about to happen.

Fish Out of Water

July 22, 2015



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I love being surprised by art in unusual places.  I discovered these sidewalk swimmers while exploring New Orleans.


July 20, 2015



There’s a surprise around every corner in the French Quarter of New Orleans.  I don’t know what the nature of this building is, but I could not take my eyes off its rich and sumptuous colors.  What a beauty!


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