Author Archives: pearlsandprose

About pearlsandprose

Photography. With a little life thrown in.

♥ My Funny Valentine ♥

Forgive me for reposting this photo–I need to take some time off again and thought it was perfect for Valentine’s Day which is next week. Doesn’t Yuri’s pink nose look a little like a sideways heart? Hope your day is … Continue reading

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A Cathedral and a Book Recommendation

The Peter and Paul Cathedral is a Russian Orthodox cathedral located inside the Peter and Paul Fortress in St. Petersburg, Russia. It is the oldest landmark in St. Petersburg, built between 1712 and 1733 on Zayachy Island along the Neva … Continue reading

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A Connection

I met this interesting fellow when I lived and worked at a resort in the Bavarian Alps region of Germany. He was known only as “Schmechtig,” and was one of the cooks there. I was wary of him at first, … Continue reading

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Harbinger of Spring

Hello, everyone, and Happy New Year! It feels like I’ve been away for months instead of weeks. The break was really good for me–I was getting a tiny bit burned out, plus 2016 was kind of challenging. I’d like to … Continue reading

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Those Eyes

I am still getting used to how intently Yuri looks at me. Is he trying to figure me out? Checking to see if I’m prey? If he were a dog, I’d be nervous, because that’s such a sign of aggression. … Continue reading

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A Little Bit of Calm

I don’t know about you, but I am weary of all the post-election strife and vitriol in this country. So I’m offering a little peace and quiet with this autumn image taken in the D.C. area. Great weekend, everyone! {carole}

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Approaching Glacier Bay

I had been looking forward to Glacier Bay the whole trip and was not disappointed. The approach was quite beautiful too…. Great weekend, everyone! {carole}

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Happy November

“The wind that makes music in November corn is in a hurry. The stalks hum, loose husks whisk skyward in half-playing swirls, and the wind hurries on. . . . A tree tries to argue, bare limbs waving, but there … Continue reading

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Hubbard Glacier

Hubbard Glacier is located in eastern Alaska and part of Yukon, Canada. This was taken from a distance, but our ship took us closer. What’s really nice about cruise ships is that they turn the ship from side to side … Continue reading

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Travel Scan: Parthenon

A little different angle for the Parthenon. It was awesome to see the Acropolis, but if you go to Athens, be sure to see the lighting show at night. Unbelievable. Great weekend, everyone! {carole}

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