Hidden Treasures

  One of the neat things about living in Virginia is all of the little secrets hidden in the countryside.  As you drive along the rural roads, you can see all of these abandoned farm houses and barns.  Before I had to be so…adult…I would top, if I could, and explore these places if it…

Hello, Stranger…I Missed You

I don’t care what the calendar says…today is officially the first day of spring for me… As much as I hate losing that hour of sleep (I know…I know…we get it back in the fall…), there is just something about the sun setting later in the day that brightens my spirits.  I am still getting…

Style? What Style?

My fellow bloggers…doesn’t it drive you nuts when you have this whole style/technique that you use for your photos and then, out of the blue, you find yourself struggling to do what you have done for so long??? I know all of us bloggers are different.  We not only have different styles of editing, but…

Aunt Po’s Place

It’s funny how things will come together sometimes… When I was working on this picture, I just started building the scene like I always do.  Put down a couple of focal points, then a couple of the big key additions and then work on filling in the space.  I don’t know if that process descriptions…

Country Charms

I’m a southern girl.  I’ve always admitted that.  There are things I love about being from the south and things I hate.  I will say though, we do have our own unique southern quirks. If you took away my own gender identity issues, I would have to say the south is historically very open, personal…

Don’t Blame The Caffeine…Blame My Own Mind

So I had this really long winded post that I was going to do.  I decided to make a change of course.  I need to rethink what I wanted say there so I’ll be coming back to that topic another day. I will say that so far, I have managed to not drive myself into…