Spring rain

Have you felt the drops of a spring rainfall on your face? They fall softly, blessing each leaf and bud and flower. They remind us of winter and of melted snow but they're tinged with hope, looking forward to summer. They chill and yet they warm.  

Signs of Spring

Who says we can only look at spring photographs in the spring? On my site, in this little virtual world I've created, spring comes whenever I want it, and now's a perfect time for it. Here's a set of photos of spring flowers, with a heavy concentration of daffodils. And if you'd like to see [...]

An afternoon on the Transfagarasan Road

This weekend, we spent an afternoon on the Transfăgărășan Road, in the Făgăraș Mountains of Romania. (Trans-faragarasan → "Trans" = across and "Fagarasan" = the specific mountains which it crosses.) I enjoyed driving its challenging curves (Ligia not so much) and later we both enjoyed walking and meditating in the mountains. I also took photos (naturally) and I [...]

Winter in Cabin John Park – Part 1

These hot summer temperatures are sure making me look at winter photos in a whole new light... So for the next couple of days, I'll feature winter scenes from one of the parks that we visited a lot while we lived in the DC area: Cabin John Regional Park. Enjoy!

Our very own cherry blossoms

Sure, the Cherry Blossoms Festival draws big crowds in DC, but the cherry blossoms that really get me going are the ones in our very own garden! We have a truly wonderful cherry tree that grows next to our house. It makes the juiciest and most delicious cherries ever, and it makes so many of [...]