Amateur photographer warning…..

Like everyone else, I love to think I'm a amateur photographer, or at least a decent one. Nature always provides a beautiful canvas, too. But, I have never ventured beyond the capabilities of my current iPhone I own and it's capabilities. These were taken yesterday morning around 8 am. The suns effects on clouds and … Continue reading Amateur photographer warning…..

Day 52 In Flanders fields the poppies blow ….

11x14 "Poppies" Oil on Canas   ...Between the crosses row on row,That mark our place; and in the skyThe larks, still bravely singing, flyScarce heard amid the guns below. A Section of Flanders Fields By: Lieutenant Colonel John McCrae, MD (1872-1918) In honor of Veteran'sBest,Valerie

Day 28: Do not be Afraid to Go Out on A Limb, for That is Where the Fruit Is.

I am the heat of your hearth, the shade screening you from the sun. I am the beam that holds your house, the board of your table. I am the handle of your hoe, the door of your homestead,the wood of your cradle, and the shell of your coffin. A am the gift of God and the … Continue reading Day 28: Do not be Afraid to Go Out on A Limb, for That is Where the Fruit Is.