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Sooner or Later.......

March 23rd, 2018

Spring will arrive here in Maine.....Like so many of us I'm sooo done with winter! Old man winter go to bed and don't come back til December! Please. With over 2 feet of snow in some places on my property not to mention the mile high snow piles ... 

Fresh Start

March 14th, 2018

I have to admit as a photographer I have been in a terrible rut.....I barely took any photos last year. I've been doing alot of soul searching this winter trying to decide if I wanted to keep my photography or do I want to do the new acrylic fluid a... 

Time For Change

March 14th, 2018

Change is coming! I'll be adding new photos, products and  

Southwest Harbor, Maine

October 12th, 2016

This is actually October of last year when I took drive to the Bar Harbor, Maine area.  I drove around the island photographing G+ Facebook Twitter Instagram  

Vintage Wood Carving Chisels

October 11th, 2016

I've recently decided to add a new series to my photographic collection called "Tools of Yesteryear".  So off I went on the hunt to find me some vintage tools at some of my favorite antique shops.  A good G+ Facebook Twitter Instagram  

Photo Of The Week Nautical Star

October 11th, 2016

Fishing ropes create this ........ 

I really love collecting vintage apothecary bottles and then finding out what their uses were. Here I have a bottle of liniment from Boston, some Glyco Th........ 

Railroad Bridge

October 24th, 2014

I really enjoy photographing railroads and I love getting the different perspectives. I'm always surprised when I finally see what I have captured when I see it on the computer screen........see more Follow Me On G+ Facebook Follow Me On Twitte... 

Many Doorways

October 17th, 2014

Actually these "Many Doorways" are entrances to the many enlisted men's quarters. Here's a little history about Fort Knox. The American Revolution and the War of 1812 brought enemy British ships to the Penobscot River. During both wars, Great B... 

Crossing The Lake

October 10th, 2014

Every year at the Sebasticook Lake they drain it in the fall to prevent springtime flooding. I wish though they would wait a little later ........see more Facebook Follow Me On Twitter  

Just Peachy

April 2nd, 2014

It is the Peach Reliance. The Peach Reliance is an excellent choice for the northern gardener as they can with stand temperatures to -25 degrees and here in Maine that temperature isn't unlikely. In fact this year it will be interesting to see how ... 


March 19th, 2014

When we got Dexter a few years back of course I wanted to take photographs of him. With the photograph above he was sitting facing a warm........see more Facebook Follow Me On Twitter 

Planning A Trip

February 26th, 2014

For some folks planning a trip, it is where your going, your flight, hotel and car. And that's what I was thinking too, but I had to consider far more. Like equipment, what did I need or already have, lighting, time of day is important, consider th... 

Time for Change

February 18th, 2014

For the past several years I've been trying to get my photography business going. By doing shows, having websites and working on social media to get the word out. But I've found that to be unsuccessful. My shows, well some were great, but............ 

Some interesting critters I stumbled upon this week. I was getting ready to mow my lawn for the first time this season and my Mom and I were removing some black plastic when I saw a garter snake which I imagine was trying to stay warm.........see m... 

Watching My Garden Grow

May 3rd, 2013

Okay......So here is what I have done in recreating my garden.... Since I have so many plants to transplant I needed to list all the plants that I have, then I had to remember their height and blooming time. After I completed that I need to take... 

Flowers for Mom

May 3rd, 2013

I know I said last week I would have photos of my garden progress, but I've been so busy with learning my new job and trying to keep up with everything I had forgotten that Mother's Day is coming ........see more Facebook Follow Me On Twitter 

Flower Power Friday

April 19th, 2013

My garden is my true inspiration with my photography. As well as flowers I also photograph the birds and insects that visit my garden. I'm will also be photographing........see more Facebook Follow Me On Twitter 

He Loves Me, He Loves Me Not

April 13th, 2013

As young girls we would find that Daisy and pluck the petals one by one whispering he loves me, he ........see more Facebook Follow Me On Twitter 

Happy Monday

April 8th, 2013

How was your weekend? I spent the weekend at my new job. I'm kinda excited about the job, but at the same time I'm kinda bummed. I've had to take this job for some ........see more Facebook Follow Me On Twitter 


April 5th, 2013

Now here's a uniquely beautiful delicate little flower. Love-In-The-Mist Nigella Damascena is an........see more Facebook Follow Me On Twitter 

Paper Kite Butterfly

April 1st, 2013

Take a look at this beautifully delicate butterfly. This is a Paper Kite Butterfly Idea leuconoe. The Paper Kite Butterfly is typically found ........see more Facebook Follow Me On Twitter 

The Coneflower or Echinacea are pretty easy to grow. They are a perennial flower ........see more Facebook Follow Me On Twitter 

Tongue Twisters.....

March 29th, 2013

Shall we start the week with some tongue twister? She sells seashells by the seashore. Seven silvery swans swam silently........see more Facebook Follow Me On Twitter 

This week's featured flower is the Lupine........ Spring is coming and the Lupine will be blooming soon here in Maine..........see more Facebook Follow Me On Twitter 

Malachite Butterfly

March 12th, 2013

As my Dad would say that's a hum dinger! Although he would say that about the fish he used to catch. This is a Malachite Butterfly Siproeta stelenes. For those who don't know what ..........see more Facebook Follow Me On Twitter 

Oriental Lilies are grown from bulbs which are planted in the spring or fall. You can plant them in large containers, but from my experience it is best to plant ..........see more Facebook Follow Me On Twitter  

Springtime Promotions

March 6th, 2013

Tulips and Lilacs are this week's promotion! Brighten any home or office with these wonderful photos!..........see more Facebook Follow Me On Twitter  

Pemaquid Point Lighthouse

March 4th, 2013

Pemaquid Point Lighthouse Located in Bristol, Maine This particular lighthouse is very well photographed by many photographers. It is a challenge to see what kind of unique view I can get that no other ..........see more Facebook Follow Me On ... 

Quote of the week...... Spring is nature's way of saying, "Let's party!" ~Robin Williams I started off with the quote of the week, because that's ..........see more Faceb... 

Sunflower Trio

February 26th, 2013

Wednesday Promotion is this trio of Sunflowers that has a little Tuscany ..........see more Facebook Follow Me On Twitter  

What's your key to successful social networking? I would love to hear your thoughts and comments! I've been trying to find the right combination of social networking ..........see more Facebook Follow Me On Twitter  

The Geum "Blazing Sunset" is a perennial. They require full sun to part shade, grow to about 24 inches tall, blooming in late Spring through ..........see more Facebook Follow Me On Twitter  

Peach Blossom

February 20th, 2013

This week's promotion is a reminder of Spring being just around the corner..........see more Facebook Follow Me On Twitter  

Something New

February 18th, 2013

Every year I make it a habit to have new photos or try new a technique. This year I've been doing some high key photography and food photography. I really like experimenting and creating something new. It's even more exciting ..........see more ... 


February 16th, 2013

Welcome to another edition to "Food Friday." This week I'm featuring the Pepper. I just love the bright bold colors here! It is so fresh and happy! You just want to pick one right out of the ..........see more Facebook Follow Me On Twitter... 

Plymouth Cordage Company Ropewalk

February 11th, 2013

Another week another week of winter........I'm counting down the days til Spring. I hope everyone did okay over the weekend with all these storms. Tornado in Mississippi, Blizzards in New England and ..........see more Facebook Follow Me On Twi... 

The Ever Beautiful Lilac

February 8th, 2013

This week I'm featuring the beautiful Lilac! There is nothing sweeter than the fresh scent of Lilacs in the..........see more Facebook Follow Me On Twitter  

Monarchs and Their Relatives

February 4th, 2013

The beautiful butterfly above is known as the Common Crow. Who would name such a beautiful butterfly such a name? Some interesting facts about the Common Crow also known as the Oleander Butterfly. They're related to the Monarch ..........see more ... 

This tasty little red berry can be eaten alone or in a variety of ways! The Red Raspberries go well with yogurt, in a bowl of cereal, make them into a smoothie, great as a sorbet, but my favorite ..........see more Facebook Follow Me On Twitter ... 

Photographing Vintage Cameras

January 28th, 2013

So I spent all day Saturday photographing in my make shift studio. Living on a tight budget tends to make you more creative. I don't have a traditional ..........see more Facebook Follow Me On Twitter  

Growing the lovely Sea Holly will make any garden brighter. The variety I have in my garden Eryngium planum grows about 2-3 feet tall. Their stems and leaves are a beautiful...... Also see the Quote of the week..........see more Facebook Foll... 

Happy Monday! This seascape was photograph in lovely Lubec, Maine. Which is right up near the Canadian border. This is a beautiful location and I hope to head back there in the Spring..........see more Facebook Follow Me On Twitter  

This week I have featured Bleeding Hearts. Read more about these lovely flowers and where to grow them in your gardens..................see more Facebook Follow Me On Twitter 

Lately I have been contemplating on what kind of photographic paper I want to use. There are so many to choose from, but where to start. I currently use Canon Photo Paper Plus semi-gloss. I really love this paper. It gives a nice velvety texture ... 

Flower Power Friday

January 11th, 2013

This week's flower is the Black-eyed Susan. See some fun facts about thelovely Black-eyed Susan and see my quote of the week.........see more Facebook Follow Me On Twitter 

My New Gallery of Orbs

December 12th, 2012

I have a new gallery "Orbs". This is a new technique I learned and having great fun with it. I will be adding more to this gallery soon. Stop in a see all the new orbs I have created. I would love to hear your comments.