Tag Archives: hydrangeas

California Colors

I’d almost, almost forgotten how beautiful the colors are in California. . . . Yes, the skies really are that blue here. The tree with the striking yellow blooms is a gold medallion (Cassia leptophylla). One of the lovely boutiques … Continue reading

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After the Rain

Last year I planted three hydrangeas in the backyard. I’m so pleased to see that they’re blooming this year. Some are pink, some lavender and some blue. A few are this color that seems to be a mix of all … Continue reading

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Saint Michaels, Part I

Situated on Maryland’s Eastern Shore, the town of Saint Michaels was a trading post for tobacco farmers and trappers in the mid-1600s. I think the best way to describe St. Michaels is to call it historical and tasteful, with a … Continue reading

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What’s say we go back to Nantucket?

Jeanne of the lovely blog flyinggma.com reminded me of my Nantucket trip last summer when she mentioned that her dad collected clocks. We saw the most beautiful clock shop on the island, and when I looked through photos the other … Continue reading

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More fun with texture

In case you’re worrying that I’m going to do nothing but textures, have no fear. I’m just playing around with my new toy, Photoshop Elements 8. I’m pretty much a purist and not sure how I feel about altering a … Continue reading

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