Happy 4th July 2020!

Happy 4th of July! I made this photograph around 9:30 PM CDT. The fireworks are still banging, but my arm got tired of holding the camera. It is also lightning and thundering, so rain might follow soon. Are you celebrating this holiday evening?

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29 June 2020: Moon phase

29 June 2020 presented a beautiful sight in the North American sky. The moon phase was Waxing Gibbous, and this is my best photograph, taken that night. In some areas of the world, they experienced a Lunar Eclipse. This was also my daughter’s 36th birthday. Have you ever moon-watched? It is really fun!

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Earth Day 2020

Happy Earth Day 2020! Here, it is cloudy and rainy. Well, we do need this sometimes to help plants grow. ‘Cannot always be clear and sunny. Sometimes a bit of rain is comforting, isn’t it? This photo is of an Indian Hawthorne bush that I planted in mother’s yard about ten years ago. Hoping that…

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Pantone® Color of the Year: Classic Blue

Pantone® is a color-matching system/corporation that has been in business since the 1950’s. Interior decorators, fashion designers, and graphics specialists are a few of the people who utilize the company. Every year, Pantone® chooses a Color of the Year. The color for 2020 is Classic Blue, a color that suggests security, elegance, and stability. Once…

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Autumn mantel 2019

Here is our autumn mantel for 2019. ‘A bit late getting this done, but finally. Do you have a mantel that you decorate? If we did not have a fireplace, we would probably just use a long shelf. Some people call those a “fantel”, or a fake mantel. The blue and purple flowers are a…

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