Kids, Cameras, & Captures

One of the things I love about photography is it gives me a handy place to hide and watch people. This is a big difference between me and Paul: though both introverts I find people fascinating, while his personal jury is out (I'm being kind).  It's a difference that binds rather than dividing us, as …

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Weekend Coffee Share: Cowpens Edition

If we were having coffee, it would be an afternoon coffee since Paul and I just got back from a trip out to the Cowpens Revolutionary battlefield. It is said the war was fought in the North but it was here, in the South, where it was won, specifically here in South Carolina at Cowpens, …

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Three Things Thursday: Blanca

    Three Things Thursday, an exercise in gratitude, an idea stolen (with permission) from This Nerd's Life, with which we spread some Happy in a needy Universe. This time all three of my things are Blanca, as in her amazingly expressive face. Here are three photos of my Blanca, showing only a little of her …

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Arboretum Fail / Garden Win

There is an arboretum in Columbia, tucked away in the middle of a residential section and open for free every Wednesday. Except this Wednesday, when I arrived an hour after opening to find padlocks across the gates. I could only peer in at shaded, winding trails of lush vegetation I'd hoped to capture with my new …

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Weekend Coffee Share: Doggy Door Edition

If we were having coffee, I would excitedly tell you or better, show you that at seven months old Blanca has finally mastered the doggy door! Well, mostly. Thursday she woke up from a long nap having seemingly forgotten and had to be pushed through, but since then she's done it all on her own, the …

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