Scene & Story – December 2017

The last day of December, driving home from our week in Vermont -  a million things running through my mind as I prepared to return to our weekday routine. I was wondering to myself how the month had passed by so quickly, what 2018 might bring. December always feels like two separate stories, to me. The frenzied, busy time leading up to the holidays - Christmas shopping and preparation, work deadlines, travel plans, family celebrations... And then, the second story -…

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winter sillhouette

Bitter cold and howling wind. I am thankful that no matter what the weather, the beauty outside my window continues to amaze me. I am joining Michelle for Thankful Thursday

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Gingham Notebook
#21 Something Pink

Gingham Notebook

Long, long ago - (well, back when I was in high school) In a faraway land - (that would be Kansas - it's kind of far from Boston) I made myself a gingham notebook (I'm not sure why I made myself a notebook rather than running to the local dime store - but then, that's not really the point of the story). Anyway - this gingham notebook was my special journal - a chronicle of my teenage days - thoughts, hopes,…

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52 Photo Prompts

Plum Island - Massachusetts This was the site for week #15 of my self-imposed photography challenge (originally posted away for the weekend, March 12, 2017). The idea was to give myself a 52-week challenge, which I renamed "52 photo prompts" after my prolonged break... I strongly considered scrapping it altogether when I started Gingham Notebook. But, while the cues are meaningless, I am finding that they stretch my imagination and I am learning new things. It's all about the process. "Rules" of…

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