It’s probably not a secret that I like chocolate (or most desserts, for that matter).     Plus, I’m impressionable, or maybe better yet, let’s say, easily inspired?   Some coffee inspiration   So when children’s author, Susanna Leonard Hill, posted about this:   The First Ever Pretty-Much-World-Famous Illustration Contest!!!   I got caught up in the glamour, the intrigue, the excuse to go to the craft store to buy more art supplies, and well, a little chocolate hypnosis. Because Susanna… Read more »

  Recently I challenged myself to try to catch some action shots with my phone’s camera.     Not much action here. Just some seagulls, hanging out.     Although, some gulls took a little time for reflecting.     Others stretched their wings–or showed off. Can’t say for sure as I’m not really a gull expert.  BUT… I do know that birds like bread.     They will crane necks to get bread.      They will swoop and… Read more »

    I kind of have a fascination for barns.     I’m not sure why I’m drawn to barns and farm stuff. I’ve lived in apartments, houses, in the burbs, the city, and on military housing bases… but never in a barn, or on a farm.     Although I’ve lodged for a night in a converted horse barn in Ireland.   Someone could use a sugar cube.   Maybe it’s because I occasionally shared a room with an… Read more »