Oak Cross Section

Oak Cross Section

The Oak cross section above was taken while my husband was cutting wood for our heating needs this winter.  Our indoor furnace uses oil but we all know the price of that to heat a home.  For the last ten years we have been using primarily wood for our heating needs....
Bridge of Manhattan from New York Bay

Bridge of Manhattan from New York Bay

I took this picture last August during our now annual vacation to New York City.  My youngest son especially loves to visit the Big Apple as part of our annual visit which includes a visit to the MetLife Stadium to watch the Giants play.  Our first visit in the summer...

Hawk Death

We arrived home tonight just in time to see a hawk on our driveway right beside our parking area.  It looked to be a Red-tailed hawk.  It wasn’t a huge bird but it did have the prey it just captured in its claws.  I was not able to get access to my purse and...

My Gallery from Photography 101 Challenge

      These are the highlights of my posts for Photography 101.  I had an amazing experience working on this course.  I did not try all photo’s from scratch so I may try it again at a later date.  It is a great means of honing photography skills...
My Triumph

My Triumph

My triumph is my family, in particular my three handsome teenage boys.  They are the bright light of my life.  Together with my husband, we have raised three polite, intelligent and exuberant children.  My oldest, despite learning difficulties is now embarking on a...
Old Lamps in Double

Old Lamps in Double

I love old lamps.  My favorites are the old-style kerosene lamps.  I have collected many old lamps and it is amazing where they can be found. I have been lucky to find a number of them at second-hand stores for very reasonable cost.  Looking for something double to...