Weekend Trek

Weekend Trek

It’s not a Tuesday Trek, but it was still a trek. I went to Kentucky for dinner with my family. Before I headed home the next day, my mom and I headed out to Nicholasville for breakfast. We had delicious breakfast at Cottage Cafe on the edge of town. My current wish is to find a …

Salty Transformations

Salty Transformations

The weekly photo challenge is transformation. While the original blog discusses weather and seasonal transformations, I decided to go in a different direction. When we were in Krakow, Poland, we visited the Wieliczka Salt Mines. The mines have been continuously active from the 13th century until 2007. I briefly discussed our trip to the mines in …

Gifts for under $35!

Gifts for under $35!

Some great gift ideas for under $35.  Coffee mugs are great even if you only drink tea. There are pillows available for any decor.

Americana in Black and White

Americana in Black and White

There is no Tuesday Trekkin’ this week since I was out of state for work last week. I decided instead to bless you with some black and white versions from previous travels. All photos are available as prints here.    

Tuesday Trekkin’ – Norris, TN

Tuesday Trekkin’ – Norris, TN

Tuesday Trekkin’  – November 7 – Norris, TN We changed plans several times for this Tuesday Trek due to weather concerns. We were originally going to go to Norris, then on up to Rugby. After checking the weather and the rain possibilities were looking good, we decided to just go to Norris, since nothing in …

Selective Color

Selective Color

I enjoy processing my images with selective color. I often try to make it subtle and not so in your face. But there are times when I like to push it. It can help a boring image come alive and grab attention. Pink always wins! Pink and red  usually stand out on their own. I …

Temporarily there

Temporarily there

The Weekly Photo Challenge is Temporary. Street photography is all about catching a moment. Because once that person or people move just a hair to the left or right, the image changes and becomes something else.

Before and After Photos

Before and After Photos

My husband often says he likes the original photos before I work them up. What he really means is that he likes the ones where I’ve done some work, but not too much. Raw photos are dull as dishwater and usually need some work. There are also plenty of folks who feel “straight out of …

Tuesday Trekkin – October 31

Tuesday Trekkin – October 31

The second installment of Tuesday Trekkin’ features the Foothills Parkway in the Great Smoky Mountains in East Tennessee. We decided it’s fall and the leaves might be ready for viewing. We left the house with a plan to eat lunch at a Cuban place in Maryville, a small town on the way. We went the …