Sunflowers

Have I mentioned I love to create digital paintings on Photoshop… because if I tried with real paint, there would be more on me, the floor, the dog,(you get the picture).  So I taught myself how to do it on Photoshop.  Some paintings take me days because I…

Monday Memories: The Last Game

When my oldest son, Zach, was on the field, nothing else around me existed.  He was a wide receiver for our high school varsity team (a good one at that).  For two years he played every game and started well over half of them.  There were several times he was…

Memories Monday: The Goldfish Switch

“Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment, until it becomes a memory” Dr Seuss   The Goldfish Switch: When our son, Thomas, turned 8 years old, we got him a goldfish.  He was so excited to have a fish of his very own.  He named…

Color Me Bloggiful

When you enter a room the first thing most of us notice is the color.  Some colors make you cringe, while others give you a sense of calm.  The same goes for the clothes people wear… if you see a person wearing two colors that do not work together…

DIY Project #1 – Shower Curtain Hooks

DIY Project #1: Shower Curtain Hooks We just completed a bathroom remodel.  Because any kind of remodel can become pricey, we decided to do the work ourselves.  This included, painting the walls, ceiling, trim, vanity, and floors (yes, we painted the floors, which will be a different post).  Shawn (husband…

Bear With Me

I am currently working on recreating my blog… So far I have gone from a wordpress.com site to a wordpress.org site.  I am learning the ins and outs of getting my blog “out there”.  I need followers and better content.  I have also been playing…

Take Three… Open Road

Week three of The Daily Blabber’s photo challenge. Take a photo of highways, byways, or airways… as long as it gets you were you’ve got to go.   This is a photograph of a railway bridge that is no longer in use… at least not for the…

The Humor of Getting Older

Joan Collins once said, “Age is just a number. It’s totally irrelevant unless, of course, you happen to be a bottle of wine.” When we are younger, we long to be older so we can be more independent.  Somewhere along our timelines we stop wanting to…

Take Three Red, White, or Blue

Week two of The Daily Blabber’s photo challenge. Take a photo of something red, white, or blue in honor of the 4th. This is a photograph of decorative grasses I found on a walk with my husband.  The color is bright and very red…

Island – Daily Post

This is my island. Ocean waves Salty air White sand. ~ Palm trees Sea shells Sun-kissed skin Warm breezes. ~ Sailing boats Blue waters High tides Sand Castle moats. ~ Fiery rays Bare feet Sunglasses Summer daze. ~ Melting ice Peaceful retreat Surrounded by sea This is my paradise. ** The above digital painting…