Cee’s Compose Yourself Photo Challenge:

Landscapes:  Below are my entries into Cee’s Landscape Challenge   New York City Skyline from Ellis Island The above photo was taken from Ellis Island.  I loved the way the lamp posts diminish into the background creating a sense of depth.     I took this photo when my son and I visited New York City….

Watercolor #2: Solitude’s Comfort

Watercolor painting #2 has finally progressed, albeit slow, from the sketch stage to adding a little color.  I think I may have a lot of fun with this one too!  She’s quit rough and ragged around the edges but she’s my baby and she’ll come along with a little tender loving care.  

Serenade to the Moon

I felt so fortunate to capture her, and her glory, as she gazed over our Shenandoah Valley.    Just had to serenade with poem… The moon with all her glory and wonder, bathes us all, beneath and under. Her sky of dark and stars ablaze our blanket we cuddle till light of day. And then she bids us farewell…ado  until the…


Above, my  sketch, Solitude.  Soon to be my next watercolor painting.  The actual sketch of course is not so dark.  I only darkened it here for better observation. (A participation in the Sketch-A-Day challenge)


Tuscany is finally Finito!

Death, On a Walk Through Psalms

We must see death to fully appreciate life. For in death there is no remembrance of You; In the grave who will give You thanks?  Psalms 6:5 Whatever your hand finds to do, do it with your might; for there is no work or device or knowledge or wisdom in the grave where you are going….