Sunday, October 31, 2010


(Scenes from my daughter's home...)

Saturday, October 30, 2010


A rainy day makes for PERFECT baking weather!!!

Dear husband makes a fantastic sweet dough
that we normally make tea ring with.

We have branched off and begun
making sweet dough rolls!!!
Can't wait to try them out...

Friday, October 29, 2010


Loving the cloud cover...

Thursday, October 28, 2010


Today's picture was taken by my 'assistant'
who spent the afternoon fishing...
I look forward to retirement too!!

Wednesday, October 27, 2010


Sure to be the last hurrah for my gardenia's this season...

Tuesday, October 26, 2010


Getting ready for Halloween...

Monday, October 25, 2010

Sunday, October 24, 2010


It rained ALL day today!!!
Took a chance on being creative...
Need work

Saturday, October 23, 2010


Clearly a soup kind of day!!!

Friday, October 22, 2010


So excited to have the weather changing!!
More clouds to shoot...

Thursday, October 21, 2010


Self portrait day and I wimped out
by using the iPhone...
I must say tho', my new 4 makes
self pics a breeze!
(P.S. Dear daughter wanted a pic of her Poppa Smurf)

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Tuesday, October 19, 2010

365*-292; Assignment - I Spy: "ORANGE"

My Bird of Paradise is SO confused...

Monday, October 18, 2010


Tried a new recipe!
Yes, only two ingredients...

Sunday, October 17, 2010

Saturday, October 16, 2010


My darling granddog Bella!!!

Friday, October 15, 2010


Still working on my close-ups...

Thursday, October 14, 2010


I would love to learn about finding the age of trees...

Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Monday, October 11, 2010


I almost caught this butterfly perfectly...
I'll keep working :-)

Sunday, October 10, 2010


Signs of a happy cook!

As much as I cannot handle clutter,
when I am cooking I am SO happy
to use every pot I have!
Tonight I made mac & cheese from scratch!!!

Saturday, October 9, 2010


My family planted a memorial tree
in honor of my Aunt
at her church today...

It was a gorgeous day
and I loved spending time
with my cousins!!

Friday, October 8, 2010


Sandhill crane in our local lake...

Thursday, October 7, 2010


Camellia's !!!

I am amazed every year
when everything else outside
is dropping leaves
or going domant for the winter
the camellia bushes
are preparing their blooms for Spring...

Wednesday, October 6, 2010

365*-279 Assignment - Tech: 'Signs' of Life

Not real technical here,
but our assignment is to take pictures of 'Signs' of Life
Any signs you come across often in your daily lifeThis is a sign that I see Every.Single.Day!!
My dear daughter made this for me when I ran my first half marathon.
I have placed it on the fireplace hearth and look at daily!!
It is a constant reminder for me to "Don't Doubt Your Awesomeness"

Tuesday, October 5, 2010


I finally located the boxed set!!!
I am looking forward to spending this winter
reading up on how to improve my skillz...

Monday, October 4, 2010


Signs that Fall is here...
A little playing with PS ~
Black & White w/the vivid landscape option

Sunday, October 3, 2010


I completed my 2nd half marathon today!!
I had the joy & priviledge of running the entire time
accompanied by my daughter which made it even more special!!!
♥ you Sissy...

Saturday, October 2, 2010


Found fungus a great photo subject...

Friday, October 1, 2010

365*-274 Assignment; Word: SCHOOL

Elk Grove Unified School District, Elk Grove - CA
A family tradition...
My parents graduated here
Dear hubs & I graduated here
Both kidlets graduated here!!

"Happy 50th EGUSD"