Weekly Photo Challenge – Atop

The view from atop the Ramparts of Quebec City.  It is always interesting to look down on a busy city street, but even more from a national historic site that dates back to the 1600’s. The Ramparts of Quebec City are the only remaining fortified city walls in North America, north of Mexico.” (Source:  Wikipedia)

Weekly Photo Challenge – Wish

My wish is simple.  Peace for all beings on this lovely planet along with a deep respect and protection of our natural world. This photograph embodies my wish simply from the memories it evokes.  I remember being at absolute peace as I sat on this very rock.  As I watched and listened to the waves…

Weekly Photo Challenge – The Road Taken

The road to Devils Tower in Wyoming. At the end of our trip to the western U.S., we decided to stop in at Devils Tower.  Shane had been there before and was eager to go back.  I had never been.  As the surrounding landscape seemed less than exciting I was starting to wonder about this…

Flu, frogs, snow, & warm weather. Crazy February recap!

Another month has passed!  This month I had the flu, which took me out of commission for over a week.  Four days of laying around, unable to do anything.  Then an additional week and a half trying to fully recover my strength and appetite.  I cannot tell you how happy I am that is over.  When…

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge – “Looking down on things”

Here is my submission for Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge “Looking down on things“. A well-deserved view of Old Woman Bay after hiking several miles up.  Love this view and the much-needed rest. Standing on “The Ledge” at Willis Tower (formerly Sears Tower) in Chicago.

WPC -A Good Match

A cup of hot tea, a good book, and a comfy couch.  Perfect match!

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge – Crawling or Flying

In response to Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge “Crawling or Flying”. A box turtle slowing crawling on our patio. A hot air balloon flying high above the city of Indianapolis. Amazing to think about the two very different views from each of these perspectives.  To the turtle, everything around him must seem enormous.  However, to the…


My shadow while taking a picture of my shadow on the beach at Lake Superior.  

~ Solitude ~

I embrace solitude.  I was not always this way.  There was a time I hated to be alone and I would avoid it.  Now I prefer it.  Although I do not live alone, I get plenty of alone time.  It is healthy and refreshing. The photo I chose for this week’s challenge is a perfect…

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge – Inner & Outer

Here is my response to Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge “Inner & Outer” Inside our warm cabin “Inner” Outside, winter’s cold & beauty “Outer” Combining the two, an inner view of the outer world.  

Amy’s monthly recap & 2017 blogging schedule

And January is gone, just like that!  My goal for January, come up with a blogging schedule for 2017.  Mission accomplished, after some debating and researching. For the remaining 11 months of this year, I intend to blog twice weekly.  Notice the word intend.  This means some weeks I’ll blog twice, some once and some…