Saturday, January 25, 2014

Flower Power

There is nothing like a stroll through a greenhouse in the middle of winter.  So much color everywhere! And I'm thinking of my parents in Florida who can enjoy this color on a regular basis.

Friday, January 24, 2014

All Lined Up

I don't know what it is about line that fascinates me so! There's something magical about the sunlight casting such perfect shadow stripes, in so many different directions.  I love how the trees come into play, too.  White on white - so pristine after another January blizzard.

Saturday, January 11, 2014

Nine O'Clock Shadow

I was one of those kids who loved to create shadow pictures with my hands in the morning sun on my bedroom wall.   It was like magic, the way you could make rabbits with floppy ears or dogs that barked. And you could change their size simply by altering your position next to the wall.  When we went out to breakfast recently the waitress set my coffee cup on the table and some magic appeared. Scott couldn't figure out why I was searching for my camera.  "Shadow pictures", I replied.  And, like childhood we know how fleeting they can be.

Wednesday, January 8, 2014

Cold as Ice

Or pretty close! With the polar vortex blasting all 50 states I thought it would be fun to venture outside and search for some crackle.  The sunshine helps with the chill - a whopping 19 degrees.
This shot looks particularly nice on my blog page - if you receive this by email you may want to take a peek:
Stay warm!

Tuesday, January 7, 2014

Morning Light

Having my cup of coffee in the sunroom gives me a whole new perspective of the kitchen chairs! Or to be more specific, when the light peeks through the window for a brief moment it provides greater opportunities for observing subtle changes from a different vantage point. New discoveries are always a good thing...

Wednesday, January 1, 2014

Bon Appetit

There is the most amazing authentic French bakery in South Wellfleet. As soon as you walk in the door at PB Boulangerie Bistro you are intoxicated by the wonderful aroma of pastries, chocolate, quiche and coffee, and overwhelmed by the selection of delectable treats. What to choose???  Several is the obvious answer, in a beautiful box to go. Tres bon....