Category Archives: Photography

Nourishment Lately – Florida

Florida is what nourished me for twelve wonderful days at the end of February.

I almost didn’t take my camera, but I surely am glad that I did. Even if it’s only so that I can look back on these photos and again feel the peace and happiness that I did during this trip.

Vero Beach

{The first two photos I took on vacation, the first night. The view from our room.}

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{second morning}

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{my people}

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{second night sunset}

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{third morning sunrise}

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Florida Keys

{Key West}

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{lunch on Sunset Key}

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{sunset celebration at Mallory Square}

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Disney

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{this one taken by Sokol}

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A Strip District Kinda Morning

I do wish that this morning was a Strip District kinda morning, but nope, these photos are from several weekends ago when I spent the weekend in Pittsburgh with mom and dad, Andrew, Sokol and Greg. We went to a Pirate game Saturday night and then spent Sunday morning in Pittsburgh’s Strip District, which just happens to be one of my longtime favorite places in the city. It is a great place to get photos so I thought for fun, I’d take my camera along. Here is what we saw:

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Also, some places we love in the Strip:

Peace, Love & Little Donuts
Pamela’s Diner
Wholey’s Market
Pennsylvania Macaroni Co.
Pittsburgh Public Market

The First Blossoms of 2016, Part I

“It was one of those March days when the sun shines hot and the wind blows cold:
when it is summer in the light, and winter in the shade.”
-Charles Dickens

It is officially that time of the year around here, and I love it. It means that good and warm things are on their way. And, it’s blossom time.

AKA, the time of the year where I will, for better or worse, fill my blog with photos of fruit trees in bloom (see last year’s post here). I can’t help it though, this is all just too beautiful to not share.

Today I’m sharing some photos of the very first little blossoms to show up. These photos were captured on a Thursday evening, an evening that perfectly reflected the Dickens quote at the top, driving around the orchards with Greg. A perfect evening. We drove around, I captured photos, we enjoyed the sun and then watched it begin to set. On an evening like that, I’m as happy as can be.

Here’s to many more evenings like that one, enjoying and capturing what is beautiful.

P.S. Stay tuned for many more blossom photos. I am sharing half of my photos from that evening today, and I’ll post the other half tomorrow. But there will be more, this is just the beginning of blossom time. Also, these are apricot trees!

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