Category Archives: Things I See Around Town

A Photo A Week Challenge: SOMETHING NEW

SOMETHING NEW is the challenge this week from Nancy Merrill. I captured this photo of a new arrival to my garden…this tiny bunny…just a few inches long. I was not particularly happy to see yet another rabbit preparing to take … Continue reading

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A Photo a Week Challenge: MOTION

How to capture MOTION in a still photograph is this week’s challenge from Nancy Merrill Photography. Almost everywhere in this world of ours one thing that is most likely in motion is water…water in rivers, steams, waterfalls, and our oceans. … Continue reading

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An Anniversary: #7

At the end of January 2014, I started A Walk in the Garden. I hoped to share some observations about one of the loves of my life–gardening–and to attract attention to the two books I published over that period. Photography … Continue reading

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A Photo a Week Challenge: Tasty Treat

Nancy Merrill Photography challenges us bloggers to share a photograph based on her theme of the week. This week’s subject is TASTY TREAT. This is getting close to home—for chocolate lovers wherever you may be. Visit Nancy at https://nadiamerrillphotography.wordpress.com/2021/01/28/a-photo-a-week-challenge-tasty-treat/ to … Continue reading

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A Photo a Week Challenge: Something Pretty

This week’s photo challenge from Nancy Merrill Photography is SOMETHING PRETTY. I had lots of choices among my wife, daughters and granddaughters, but I couldn’t decide on one without hurting feelings of the others. So I looked at sunsets, art … Continue reading

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A Photo a Week Challenge: Abandoned

Nancy Merrill gets the New Year off (or the old year out) with this week’s photo challenge: ABANDONED. I found this fellow alone on a park bench in the Atlanta Botanical Garden, his face leaning on his hand, downtrodden. If … Continue reading

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A Photo a Week Challenge: CHRISTMAS

Nancy Merrill’s photo challenge this week is appropriately: CHRISTMAS. I think back over Christmases past, and the memories always involve family…and food. Please visit Nancy’s site at https://nadiamerrillphotography.wordpress.com/2020/12/19/a-photo-a-week-challenge-christmas/ to see her offerings and those sharing during this special week. My … Continue reading

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A Photo A Week Challenge: Cityscape

This week Nancy Merill challenges us to share a photo with the subject cityscape. I am pleased to share this view of Seattle, taken several years ago when my Arranger and I made a tour of gardens in the US … Continue reading

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A Photo a Week Challenge: MASKS

This week’s challenge from Nancy Merrill Photography is timely and appropriate, given the continuing need to wear masks and socially distance ourselves for mutual safety. One (hopefully) sees masks everywhere we go. That is so important to keep us old … Continue reading

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A Photo a Week Challenge: October

Another great topic from Nancy Merrill Photography in her weekly photo challenge: OCTOBER. I have felt that October was the best month to recognize transitions…at least in my part of North Carolina. We can have quite warm temperatures followed by … Continue reading

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