Their turf

Shortly after encountering these guys Marlo whispered to me, “Those are the ugliest birds I’ve ever seen.” As if she didn’t want to hurt their feelings.

In Newport Bay

A pleasantly drama-free wildlife encounter. Thanks for the wink and head nod, Universe.

A view from the top of the ride

From happy happy joy joy to grumpy grumpy sad sad and back again. The roller coaster as metaphor.

Photobombed by a palm tree

Greetings from the Inland Empire where oddly I got very in touch with my Southern roots.

Because of Kelly

In honor of the man who broke the baseball color line.

Essex

A beauty far different from that which I find at home.

Motif Number 1

Don’t ever say that I don’t read my feedback or suggestions, and can I just say, you guys are always spot on with your suggestions.

Watercolor

The only shape that I know how to draw popped up in the backyard.

Tubular

Who knew that my kids would be so adventurous in Wisconsin of all places?

Saying goodbye to July

I am proclaiming this month a success. I think my children would agree.