This time of year in the DC area the main topic of conversation is not the sequester, the budget, or anything else you might expect. It is the cherry blossoms. When will they peak? How crowded will it be? Have they peaked yet? Is it worth braving the sea of tourists? Did the Park Service [...]
Pebble Beach sunset
Funny discovery from an East Coast girl – until this trip all my ocean photos like this were tagged sunRISE. How convenient it was not to have to set an alarm!
Go explore. Be amazed at how beautiful our sun is.
My version of Petula Clark’s ‘Downtown’ would be something about Old Town. A day spent wandering in Old Town Alexandria always leaves me feeling better, whether or not I was out of sorts to begin with.
A visit to the Art League’s store for some supplies and some advice on how to use them.
It’s General Conference weekend. For me and other Mormons this means a renewed search for light.
That woman behind you at the stoplight, the one fiddling with her phone? She is not talking or texting. She is taking a picture of the sky. For her painting reference files. Of course.
My favorite part of the reference file photos? Pop up the contrast and zoom in, you practically already have a painting.
So this rest of this year is not going to be one for adventuring, unfortunately. I’ll be doing a lot of work to get healthy and staying close to home. I decided to make an effort to start getting out to do some of the local things I have always intended to try but have [...]
My nephew: Little Mr B
Mr B: Aunt Becky, do you have any kids?
Aunt Becky: No.
Mr B: Why not?
Aunt Becky: Well, because I’m not married.
Mr B: Oh. Are you gonna get married?
Aunt Becky: I hope so.
Mr B: Who are you gonna pick to marry?