Rainy day blues

Have you ever thought about how inaccurate that phrase is? The rainy day grays would be a better description in my opinion. Sitting at my computer this afternoon, I glance out the window above me, and what I see is gray, not blue. Gray is the color of rainy days, and a very accurate description …

Evening walk

It was a great time for a walk in the park. The air was cool, but the late evening light was warm. Thanks for stopping by. I enjoyed sharing my evening walk with you. Skip aka Carolyn On its own, a blog is a monologue. If you leave a comment, it becomes a conversation. I would …

Think Spring!

As our long, cold, snowy winter recedes into the past, we can look forward to blue skies and sunny days, bird song, and flowers bursting into bloom. No, they won't arrive at warp speed, but there is no denying they are on the way, so bring 'em on! In the spirit of spring, today is a good day …

Daffy-nition: ennui

Ennui-A feeling of listlessness and dissatisfaction brought on by a lack of occupation or excitement. Some days are like that! I know that I can identify with the feeling...at least on occasion, but did you know that sea gulls could experience ennui? Apparently this gull, perched on a pylon on the East 9th Street pier,* knows …

The black dog syndrome

Taking a good picture of something black...something deep, rich, unadulterated black...is a challenge for any photographer, but especially for an inexperienced photographer. It's enough of a challenge that it even has a name:The black dog syndrome. While I wouldn't consider myself inexperienced, I'm far from being an expert. Some things I get right. Some things …