Friday, May 28, 2010

Little Things

The pink in the background is a rose which is reflected in the water drop.

For more reflections visit James at Weekend Reflections.

Thursday, May 27, 2010

Highway Rest Area

"But Officer, Bessy Cow and Harry Horse are my pets!"

To join the fun visit THISway/ThursWAY!

Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Watery Perspective

Looking closely at an algae covered rock.

Back up a little.

The full experience. This was taken at a little park we found near Buhl, Idaho.

For more water fun visit Watery Wednesday. To see more of the great outdoors visit Outdoor Wednesday.

Monday, May 24, 2010

Yellow in Flight

Mellow out your Monday, visit Mellow Yellow Monday.

Friday, May 21, 2010

Color in the Sky

Dogwood blooms against sunny skies. These photos were taken about three weeks ago.

The theme for this month's Brenda Photo Challenge is Flowers. Be sure to visit all the other participants at The Brenda Photo Challenge.

I like to get in close with flowers to see all the details and I'm not the only one. Visit Macro Flower Saturday to see more gorgeous flowers.

Reflecting Pool?

The hotel is near Boise, Idaho. As I walked past the window in our room one night this was my view.

For more great reflections visit James at Weekend Reflections.

Wednesday, May 19, 2010

A Thousand Springs - Watery/Outdoor Wednesday

Part of our vacation took us down Highway 30 between Hagerman, ID and Buhl, ID through an area known as Magic Valley. For part of the drive we had a view of Thousand Springs State Park. We were across the river from the falls.

I could find no specific name for this falls. If you look to the side of the falls you will see why this area is called Thousand Springs, the water is coming out of the rocks. We saw dozens of small springs and falls. What do you think Betsy?

For more photos of the great outdoors visit Outdoor Wednesday. To see more watery views visit Watery Wednesday.

Tuesday, May 18, 2010

Photo Tag!

Icy BC from Dances of Dreams has tagged me. The rules for this tag are easy.
Go to your photo files, select the 8th photo folder. Now select the 8th photo in that folder and tell the story behind it.

This is the eighth photo is my eighth photo folder. I know the tag is for one photo but it is the first of a group of three I shot of this scene.

The photos were taken at one of our local city parks last spring. I had been to the park several time but this was the first time I had been there just to take photos. After walking the park trail I was on my way back to my car to leave. At the edge of the parking lot I looked up and saw these beautiful blooms against a blue sky. I took three photos of the branch but didn't notice the little honey bee in the last photo until I got home and uploaded the photos to my computer. See him?

This was fun, thanks Icy. If anyone else would like to play consider yourself tagged!

Sunday, May 16, 2010

Let the Race Begin!

Saturday was our town's annual Ducky Derby fund raising event. For more information on these Ducks with a Mission click HERE!

Over 17,000 ducks were released into a local creek. Most of the ducks hurried on their way trying to be the first across the finish line.

Some of the little fellas took a break near the shore to catch their breath or have a chat with their fellow competitors.

"Well, what do you think? Should we tell them Kenny's dead?"

Others decide to strike out on their own. "Oh no! I forgot my GPS! I wonder if I'm going the right way."

It's a long way to swim but they will be greeted by cheering crowds as they near the finish line.

"Is it time to go home yet?"

Yellow is mellow and a great way to start your Monday. Visit Mellow Yellow Monday for more!

Friday, May 14, 2010

Reflections from Above

I thought the blue sky and white clouds made for a really nice reflection on the Clearwater River near Lewiston, Idaho.

Visit James at Weekend Reflections to see more photos and share your own.

Friday, May 7, 2010

Natural Thinking

I said to myself, I have things in my head that are not like what anyone has taught me - shapes and ideas so near to me - so natural to my way of being and thinking that it hasn't occurred to me to put them down.

Georgia O'Keeffe

This is an automated post. We are still on the road somewhere in Idaho or Montana, I will catch up on your posts when we return.

Wednesday, May 5, 2010

The Experience of Color

Whether the flower or the color is the focus I do not know.
I do know the flower is painted large to convey my experience with the flower – and what is my experience if it is not the color?

Georgia O'Keeffe

This is an automated post. We are still on the road somewhere in Idaho or Montana, I will catch up on your posts when we return.

Tuesday, May 4, 2010

Lucinda's Story

Lucinda's Story begins today at The Road to Here.

This is an automated post.

Contest Winner!

I have met so many wonderful folks here in Blogville and many of them have giveaways on their blogs. Sometimes I see items I really like and just can't keep myself from signing up to enter. Well guess what? I have won two giveaways!

One of my good blog friends Freda at Freda's Voice does book reviews and giveaways. I recently won a copy of this book, Apologize, Apologize! in one of her contest. If you haven't checked out Freda's Voice do so now and sign up for some of her great giveaways.

A new blogger I recently met is Allison at You Have How Many Kids? I entered one of her giveaways and won this great perfumed moisturizer. Be sure to check out her other giveaways.

This is an automated post, we are on a road trip for the next week. I will catch up with everyone when we return home.

Sunday, May 2, 2010

Daisy in Bloom

My yellow Gerbera daisies are blooming.

Mellow out your Monday with a good dose of yellow, visit Mellow Yellow Monday.

My hubby and I are headed out tomorrow for a road trip to Idaho and Montana, we will be gone for about a week. I have some automated posts set to appear while I'm gone. I hope you all have a great week, I will catch up on your posts when we return.

I also have have a special series of posts for Mother's Day on my main blog. If you get a chance please take a look at Lucinda's Story, it will start Tuesday the 4th on The Road to Here.