Before the kiddos came along, The Captain always treated me to a birthday trip. The year he took me camping on a remote beach in North Carolina was the most memorable of them all. I can remember so much about this weekend. The water birds, the tiny ghost crabs, driftwood littering the beach, falling asleep… Read More 2006, October: Hammock’s Beach State Park
I’m now a bit over halfway through 2006 in my catch-up blogging. Only eleven and a half more years to go! This week has given us a premature taste of a warmer season here in central Ohio. Looking at these photos from our July 4th trip to the Riverbanks Zoo and Garden in Columbia, South… Read More 2006, July: Riverbanks Zoo and Gardens
Daniel Stowe Botanical Gardens in Belmont, NC, became one of my favorite places to go when we lived in the Carolinas. The first time I went was soon after I got my new camera, and I tried to go at least once a year. I’ve since learned so much about ornamental plants, that I can… Read More 2006, May: Daniel Stowe Botanical Gardens
The day after Captain gave me my early wedding present, he took me to the North Carolina Zoo in Asheboro to test it out. I spent most of the time taking macro photos of flowers and plants. I remember it being nauseatingly hot, and it was only May! We had a lovely day, though.
I have The Captain to thank for sparking my love of photography, which persists today. I might have discovered it eventually, but it is extra-special that it is one of the things that we share. We got engaged in February of 2006, and he bought me an early wedding gift in May of that year:… Read More My first DSLR
It is now day three of this month’s Blogging University Photo 101 course, and today’s theme was “Water”. My first thought was of some impromptu beach sunset photos that I took of my girls in South Carolina last year. But I had time to take a new photo today, and I want to try to challenge… Read More “Water” – Photo 101: A Photo a Day