Category Archives: Educational

Santa Catalina Island, part 2

Continuing my story from yesterday, Brian & I spent our last day inland. A thirty-minute stroll from Avalon City center is the Wrigley Memorial & Botanical Gardens. The memorial honors the memory of William Wrigley Jr., the chewing gum giant. … Continue reading

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Food Photography – Working with Natural Light

Food Photography – Working with Natural Light   Hello everyone! Just a quick announcement to let you know I’m over at Kim Klassen’s beautiful site again this month to discuss food photography and natural light.   There are these images on the … Continue reading

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My Interview on The Photo Argus

My Interview on Photo Argus A couple of weeks ago Tim Kok with The Photo Argus reached out from Flickr to ask if he could interview me for this beautiful site. I actually thought it was a bit of a … Continue reading

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A Couple Cooks – Final Offerings

A Couple Cooks – Final Offerings So, you all know I’ve been cooking through A Couple Cooks food blog. I’ve thoroughly enjoyed the experience and have learned a few things in the process. Here are my final offerings from this … Continue reading

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Green Kitchen Stories – Part 2

Green Kitchen Stories – Part 2 As many of you know, I’m cooking my way through the Green Kitchen Stories blog. Lots of wonderful recipes there. first up this last week was the Celeriac Lasagna AKA Shaved Roots & Mushroom … Continue reading

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Art for the Table

Recently Brian & I finished a little art project and when I shared some of the work in progress, my Facebook friend Beverly Lewis Cazzell (see her fabulous photographs on her Flickr site HERE) said she would love to read … Continue reading

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Road Trip – After Cannon Beach

After only one night at Cannon Beach, we continued South on Hwy 101. Our first stop was at this stretch of coastline. I’m particularly drawn to the ocean. Always feels like I’m coming home when I walk along its shore. … Continue reading

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Learning to be still

Since intention of this blog is to share what is going on in my little world, thought it was about time to do this post. I have been participating in online photography classes for 2 1/2 years now. It all … Continue reading

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Herb Garden Makeover

We have a three-tiered garden area at the top of our driveway. The very top bed is where our Espaliered Apple tree lives. The other two beds are for herbs. We both love to cook so having fresh herbs growing … Continue reading

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My Garden – and so we begin…again

This is the time of the year when I begin thinking about the garden season ahead. I pull out my garden notes from last year to review, as well as some of my favorite gardening books. If you grow vegetables, … Continue reading

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