A Brand New Friend

Went for a walk around the neighborhood today and saw that a neighbor had a large bed of grape hyacinth in bloom. Reminds me a bit of the picture from a couple months ago from Versailles, only less… French and marbley. This is my first week after having made the switch to Fujifilm. Well maybe … Continue reading

Peaceful getaway

It’s been a crazy month – I don’t think I’ve  even picked up my camera so here’s a shot from the archives, so to speak. Two summers ago we went to France for vacation, and spent a day exploring the Palace of Versailles. It was packed with tourists so we took our exit and headed for … Continue reading

Surprise Cactus

November was quite the change of pace for us. We traveled to southern California for a birthday party, then out to the Phoenix, Arizona (nearer Surprise, actually) to visit a couple friends. Then back to Ventura County for Thanksgiving, then back home. I have always had a deep affection for the American Southwest. Wide open … Continue reading