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She feels peace come over her, a quiet sense of inner stillness, not a stillness like before a storm, rather a stillness of tranquility.

In the Stillness, She Felt Peace

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I hope you have a porch or similar place in your home that brings you peace during your day too. If not an outside area, maybe some special spot inside your home where you are able to relax, enjoy the quiet and soak up the peacefulness if only for a brief moment.

the porch . . .

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Celebrate what you want to see more of.

A New Beginning . . .

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“A photograph is the pause button of LIFE.” On April 29th my first grandchild was born, a baby boy.  He is without a doubt, the most beautiful baby.  He has kept us busy with visits, snuggles and just loving him to pieces. I took a few weeks away from photography, just to spend time with […]

Pausing Life . . .

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Inspiration is an amazing tool in any artists life, it’s where we get our ideas from, where we feel what we express to others.

inspiration . . .

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“The meaning of life is to find your gift. The purpose of life is to give it away.”  – Pablo Picasso Many years ago a family member said she did not understand why anyone gave flowers to another, “all they do is die, such a waste” she said. This is very true, but all living […]

the gift . . .

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“a good photograph is knowing where to stand” ~ Ansel Adams I was asked for photographs for a large collage frame my daughter was hanging over her couch in their living room.  The frame called for portrait format photographs.  As we looked through the many photos I’ve taken, I realized that I very seldom take […]

landscape or portrait?

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“The things that make me different are the things that make me.” – Winnie the Pooh Thoughts wonder in my head, they are endless.  Sometimes I wish they would just take a holiday and enjoy some down time.  That never seems to happen, those thoughts and ideas keep swirling around. I believe people who have […]

The Canvas in my Mind . . .

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Back in the Studio . . . “Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes.  Art is knowing which ones to keep.” I believe I’m a creative person, who makes mistakes along the way, but I always seem to find my way. As I set out to write (and photograph) this weeks blog, I was a […]

A Teapot & Pink Roses

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a black pitcher … imagine the choices

Imagination

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