Category Archives: photography

For the birds… Swans are pretty darn big!

(Still keeping with the Feathery Friday theme; this was a post I meant to publish last year but it got lost in the shuffle so here we go now!) Driving along at Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge and here we have … Continue reading

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A brief stop on the Skyline Drive and the Shenandoah National Park

After leaving Mabry Mills in Virginia we got back on the Blue Ridge Parkway and headed for the next national park on our road trip, the Skyline Drive and Shenandoah National Park. By this time I was a bit burned … Continue reading

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Feathery Friday – Female Cardinal

I wanted to share this photo with you because it was a first for me to see this on a Cardinal. Look at the color of the feathers near her skin around her neck that have been blown upwards from … Continue reading

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Just made it! Mabry Mills

We had one more stop to make on our Blue Ridge Parkway road trip and time was running out on us but as it turned out that was a good thing. After we left the falls we hit the Blue … Continue reading

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Feathery Friday – Odd Ducks

Is that a thing? Can I make it a thing? I can try to make it a thing but we shall see. If you don’t know what I used to photograph, it wasn’t birds… and then it was! Before 2020 … Continue reading

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Finally the Falls

After the snowy detour that cut into our time on the Blue Ridge Parkway, we finally made it to one of my must see stops – Linville Falls – located off the Blue Ridge Parkway in Marion, North Carolina. Trails … Continue reading

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The Blues

I was very much intent on posting about the next leg of our epic road trip but then…not today. Having an allergic reaction to something and I’m not feeling very postable. It will wear off but until then the next … Continue reading

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It’s National Bird Day!

And in honor of the day here are a few of my favorite birdies I was fortunate to photograph in 2022… Horned Grebe A very cooperative Carolina Wren Tufted Titmouse Male Northern Cardinal with his mouth full Happy National Bird … Continue reading

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Picking up where we left off…change in scenery and weather

I hope your holidays were good ones and here’s to 2023 being a kind year to us all! When I last posted we were still on the Blue Ridge Parkway and guess what? We’re STILL on the Blue Ridge Parkway … Continue reading

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No Travel Posts This Week

Hopefully by next week I should be back to posting about our travels on the Blue Ridge Parkway and two other national parks. But this week I am in my happy Nana zone with a certain six year old artist. … Continue reading

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