Tag Archives: August Break

August Break – Day 21: New

I think it’s been well established that I’m a bit of a coffee junkie. I was contemplating purchasing a French press to have at the office for days I need a fix. I had no idea there was such a thing … Continue reading






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August Break – Day 20: Black & White

Like last year, this one is kind of a cheat. It was not originally shot in black & white. Maybe next year I’ll do that. I wanted to try the photoshop method on one of my own succulents. I like … Continue reading






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August Break – Day 19: Morning

Morning around here contain a lot of dogs waiting around for something exciting to happen. There are MANY false alarms. It can be a noisy place!






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August Break – Day 18: Pattern

I have several of these Reader’s Digest Condensed Books. This is one of my favorites. It’s currently hanging out on my desk as I contemplate how to create a similar marbled look.






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August Break – Day 17: Favorite Thing

My Great Aunt gave me this mug when I was a kid. I remember I was so excited that I had my own mug; she was thrilled that I love it so much. Good memories! When I was cleaning out … Continue reading






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August Break – Day 10: Smile

This photo makes me smile for several reasons. First off, it’s of a succulent which always makes me happy. Secondly, this paddle plant is a memento from a trip to Dallas last December. And third, you can just make out the … Continue reading






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August Break – Day 9: Close Up

I think I’ve been using my iPhone a bit too much for photography. Today’s prompt was the perfect opportunity to pull out the DSLR. I took a ton of close-up photos experimenting with my 50mm lens, F-Stop, ISO, and White Balance. … Continue reading






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August Break – Day 8: Selfie

Selfie is still my least favorite of the prompts. I had planned to use a selfie with Olive but she just wasn’t feeling it. I liked this pic with Paseo so I decided to use it instead. Maybe I’ll be … Continue reading






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August Break – Day 5: Up High

I’m not sure why, but I find windmills fascinating. I enjoy watching them being built as well as just watching them spin. Amazon should add a Window Channel of spinning wind turbines.






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August Break – Day 4: Reading

Gretchen Rubin frequently mentions that there are two types of people, those that divide the world into two types of people and those that don’t. Like Gretchen, I’m definitely the first type. I love studying up on Rubin’s Four Tendencies (I’m a … Continue reading






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