chicken · hands · hoofs

On the Farm for Cee’s Black and White Photo Challenge

Not the usual footwear when milking a cow, but it worked. These are pictures for this week’s Cee’s Black and White Photo Challenge with the prompt of Hands, Feet or Paws. See more at                             And you can’t have a farm without… Continue reading On the Farm for Cee’s Black and White Photo Challenge

Blarney Castle · Ireland · Thursday Doors Photo Challenge · Uncategorized

Thursday Barn Doors and a Blarney Window

If its Thursday, it must be about doors. This week’s contribution to Norm’s Thursday Doors Photo Challenge includes several pictures I took while in Ireland. The first 2 doors were on a stone barn in Cong, County Galway one above the other. I loved the color, and the weather-beaten look of both. The second set… Continue reading Thursday Barn Doors and a Blarney Window

Challenge · prompt · Uncategorized · vows

In Other Words–Vows

This is my contribution to Patricia’s Place In Other Words with the prompt ‘Vows’. See more at   Vows The vows were exchanged, and were so bold. They promised a wide range filled with hope to hold.  We wait to see if these exchanged vows so bold, Can bridge the range and really hold.… Continue reading In Other Words–Vows

step children · togetherness · Uncategorized

What Did You Expect?

Attending church with my stepchildren’s mother wasn’t a dream I wanted to have fulfilled, but like many unwelcome situations, some dreams can be reality nightmares. Such was the case when I stepped outside the house on a bright and sunny Sunday morning expecting to drive to a church service with my newly acquired stepson. Surprise!… Continue reading What Did You Expect?

de monte y mar · flowers · foliage · Ireland · Narami · Rocks · Tuesday Photo Challenge · Tuesdays of Texture

Stones and Flowers Are Tuesdays of Texture

It’s Narami de monte y mar Tuesday of Textures time, and my contributions for this week are all about rocks, flowers and foliage. These tiny plants are determined to grow, and it appears the rocks make room for them. See more at        

aunt · Cee's Fun Foto Challenge · dolls · lamb · teddy bears · toys

Companions For My Aunt

I snapped this photo of my 93-year-old aunt as she sat in her bed at a local nursing home with her companions. Seems to fit perfectly with Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge of teddy bears, dolls and toys. No teddy bear, but a great bedraggled cat, and an Irish lamb. See more at    … Continue reading Companions For My Aunt

beautiful · Beauty · Cee's Flower of the Day Photo Challenge · flowers · Photo Challenge · photographys · Uncategorized · wonderment

Mother Nature’s Wonders–Cee’s Flower of the Day Photo Challenge

I’m sharing more of Mother Nature’s beauty as part of Cee’s Flower of the Day Photo Challenge. Sometimes I become breathless gazing on the simple wonders of our world.               

farewells · Ferragamos · goodbyes · shoes · tags · toes · Uncategorized

  Oh Mother, Where are Your Ferragamos?

Oh, Mother, where are your Ferragamos? That was the question I asked as I looked at the body of my mother who had died a day earlier. She was decked out in one of her St. John suits, ready for a private viewing. I took her hand, surprised at how cold she was. Of course… Continue reading   Oh Mother, Where are Your Ferragamos?

Cee's Flower of the Day Photo Challenge · flowers · roses · Uncategorized

Summer Flowers for Cee’s Flower of the Day

This is My flower of the day for Cee Flower of the Day photo Challenge . Enjoy and see other flowers at   A friend is in the hospital and this lovely bouquet arrived today. Found these beauties on my evening walk with the doglets