Tuesday, May 31, 2011


We've been enjoying our recent
oyster purchase!!!

A couple each evening, cooked
on the BBQ... YUMMY!!

Monday, May 30, 2011


My beautiful daughter & her lovely BFF
celebrating those who serve and
those who gave the ultimate sacrifice ~

Sunday, May 29, 2011


Guess who's back...
Momma dove is back for another round
of nest sitting!!

Saturday, May 28, 2011


Another cloudy day ~

A shot from the iPhone during
our morning run...

Friday, May 27, 2011



Thursday, May 26, 2011

365*147 -; Assignment - I Spy: "FLOWER"

The little sun we have seen
allowed my geraniums to
begin blooming...

Wednesday, May 25, 2011


Here it is the end of May...

Storm clouds ?!?!?!

Tuesday, May 24, 2011


I am really not happy to lose this tree...

My backyard is not going to be the same
this summer!

Monday, May 23, 2011


Our dove babies have left the nest!
♥Here is a family picture ♥

Sunday, May 22, 2011


Dish of the weekend...

Chicken linguini ~
I made the sauce from scratch!

Saturday, May 21, 2011


I walked into the room and found
dear hubs drying his gloves...
was all I could think!

Friday, May 20, 2011


Although these are SO extremely gross
it made for a pretty interesting shot...

Thursday, May 19, 2011


Happy 4th wedding anniversary to
the Princess & Prince Charming...

You two are an amazing power couple
and have an unbelieveble future
ahead of you, beginning with
the arrival of your new babe!!

Wednesday, May 18, 2011

365*-139 Assignment; E&E: "PRIDE"

Dear Daughter following her 2011 Boston Marathon finish...
A proud 3:52:35 AND 8 weeks pregnant!!!

Tuesday, May 17, 2011


Yes, another installment of the dove fam!!!
The dove babes are growing and are out more ~
There are two babes, but I could only get one
to pose for the photo op...

Monday, May 16, 2011


A little late, but we
had a rain/hail storm move through
over the weekend...

I tried to capture some rain drops
but was fearful of getting wet
and the thunder/lightning activity
was pretty impressive!

Sunday, May 15, 2011


Taken several years ago;
but a shot of dear hubs during a
community event!

Daughter Erin is standing by waiting her turn
with hero Daddy...

Please visit
this post on
my main blog for a wonderful
tribute to Firefighters!!

Saturday, May 14, 2011


We attended a gathering where they were cooking a pig in the ground.
This is the unveiling of the roasted pig...

Friday, May 13, 2011


The last of my camellia's...

Thursday, May 12, 2011


Some serious garlic fries!!

I'm trying to make these at home...

Wednesday, May 11, 2011


Dear hubs is always a comfortable place
to nap...

Tuesday, May 10, 2011


I posted a couple of weeks ago the
Momma Dove that was nesting on the patio...

Today I caught a glimpse of at least one
of her new chicks!!!
She was very patient with me as I tried
to be so sneaky at catching a shot ~

Monday, May 9, 2011

365*130 - Assignment - Tech: WATER DROPS

This picture was taken in the evening
and I just loved the way it turned out!!

Sunday, May 8, 2011


It was a great Mother's Day
spending time with my Daughter
and Baby V ~

Saturday, May 7, 2011


Happy Mother's Day...

A bittersweet day ~
I celebrate my daughter today
as she will soon know the joy
of motherhood!!!

See my Mother's Day post here ~

This photo was taken 7 years ago, but a favorite of mine...
My Mom, my Daughter & I


My view for 16 miles this morning...

I provided support services (on my bike)
for dear hubs (water & fuel) on his
long training run!!!

Friday, May 6, 2011

365*-126 Assignment; Word: "MOTHER"

A past gift from dear daughter ...

Thursday, May 5, 2011


Early Mother's Day gift...
Dear Son & Daughter-in-Law
sent 4 pounds of Costa Rican coffee!!!
Also dark chocolate covered coffee beans &
macadamia nuts...

Happy Momma...

Wednesday, May 4, 2011


A garden shot...
I liked this better in B&W with the cobwebs!

Tuesday, May 3, 2011


Arenal volcano in Costa Rica...

Thank you to my Son & new DIL!
This photo is SOOC with a Point & Shoot...
I made no edits!

Monday, May 2, 2011


Feeling very patriotic today...

Sunday, May 1, 2011


Our fabulous dinner this evening..
Ground turkey/portabella mushroom stuffed
bell peppers...
Thank you