October 31st/November 1st is the beginning of the pagan new new year. I believe it is the basis of our current Halloween holiday. Samhain. It is the festival of the dead and a celebration of the end of the harvest season and start of the coldest half of the year. It is also thought of… Continue reading Autumn Harvest Fairy
Colorful Inspirations is one of the most quaint boutiques that I have been in. This little shop located in the village of Camillus, NY has something for everyone. Owner, Diane Smith, is the woman behind it all. I have met her a couple of times now and she is kind, humble, hard working, driven and… Continue reading Colorful Inspirations
Took a walk through the Erie Canal Park scouting for a location to do photo sessions this fall. I can not wait until the fall foliage is in full bloom here because I know these photos are going to be absolutely amazing! This bridge will be a great location for an across the canal shot… Continue reading Erie Canal Park in Camillus, NY
I am not a guitar player, however, I can appreciate the beauty in this guitar. I think the pictures alone speak volumes of what this incredible piece of art is all about. This specific guitar happens to be the most recent addition to my daughter's guitar collection and her first electric. "...I wanted to create… Continue reading The beautiful work of art of a Gibson Les Paul
I live in Central New York and there is an American Italian dish that is regional to this location that is my absolute favorite! CHICKEN RIGGIES!!!!!!! Until the last few years, this has mainly been a staple to this region, however, there are now all kinds of variations of this recipe on the internet for this… Continue reading Mmmm….Chicken Riggies!!
This is my entry for Cee's B&W Photo Challenge. This challenge has the topic of "trees" and I knew immediately which photo I would choose! I went on a vacation in Port Clyde, ME this summer and took a boat to Monhegan Island. There, behind a little shed that had a tiny craft store was… Continue reading Cee’s Black and White Photo Challenge
I brought my son to a sunflower maze yesterday afternoon. I had wanted to go for a couple of weeks as I kept seeing everyone post their beautiful images on social media and the place is literally 5 minutes down the road from me. When I saw the night before that they were closing it… Continue reading The Sunflowers A-mazed….
"To plant a garden is to believe in tomorrow" -Audrey Hepburn I can not take any credit for these vegetables that were grown in our very first backyard garden. My husband has been the caretaker since spring right down to building the raised bed. To say that I am impressed is a complete understatement.… Continue reading Homegrown
This was taken at Marshall Point Lighthouse in Maine. And this one taken in an alley in Armory Square (Syracuse, NY)
There's something pretty amazing about Armory Square in Syracuse, NY. It's a place I spent much of my younger adulthood at night with friends. When you don't see it much during the day and you are are there with your daughter one morning after a radio station interview, you see the beauty is has to… Continue reading A photo shoot with my favorite musician….my daughter, Payton Bird