New parking, pets, total solar eclipse, and flowers – August Recap

The month of August was a whirlwind and suddenly it’s gone.  Hello September, when did you arrive? Shane was busy at the beginning of the month spreading gravel for the new parking area.  The Miatas have been multiplying out here!  (Business is great, a good problem to have.) Justice came to visit (the kid’s dog).  Josie…

Weekly Photo Challenge – Satisfaction

Homemade beignets ready to be consumed.  Fresh out of the hot oil! I love to cook and experiment with new recipes.  A few years ago that statement would have read “I hate to cook and have no desire to experiment”.  Times have changed and I truly enjoy the magic that happens in the kitchen.  Feeling…

In lieu of July’s monthly recap – Pets & A Book

My poor Nikon, she sits lonely on the shelf wondering what she has done wrong.  It’s me, not you I want to say.  Over the past month, I took her out to practice using my flash, worked with white balance and attempted some self-portrait photography.  Although that sounds like my Nikon got some usage, it…

WPC – Unusual

For this week’s photo challenge we were asked to show something unusual to us.  In my case, this photo represents two things that are unusual for my particular photographic style.   1.  I do not usually photograph cars, despite the fact, there are always plenty to photograph around here.  2.  I decided to post process…

Weekly Photo Challenge – Collage

A collage of various signs. From top left to right and down:  Hiking sign in Canada, a sign outside of our shop,  Panorama Point at Mt. Rainier, favorite Italian restaurant in New Orleans, Happy Hour sign outside the Ruby Slipper, restaurant sign in Memphis, another hiking sign in Canada, Autobahn entrance sign in Illinois, Indiana…