I decided to go all out and step up my camera arsenal. I’ve added a Nikon D500. It’s going to force me to learn more and more. Fingers crossed I can figure this thing out 🤪🤣. I was sitting with it going through settings menu and heard a smack at the window. This hawk hit … Continue reading NEW CAMERA!!
It has been very hot here. We’re looking at another few days of over 100 temps here in the PNW. It’s not normal and is really tough on the summer birds. This summers new baby finches, sparrows really struggle. We now have a multiple bird baths to help out on hot days. We have quail … Continue reading July 30,2021
California Quail, Beetle,Dragonfly, Finches, Wasp Continue reading July 24, 2021 Backyard
Most of these were taken with older Nikon directly out my living room window. Continue reading Backyard Photos with older Nikon
Yes, I know. I hate hearing, reading and talking about exercise and my mental health. I get tired of my doctors suggesting more exercise to help battle the side effects of my medications. I despise listening to the doctors that have prescribed the meds tell me that I could balance out the weight gain from … Continue reading Exercise, Bipolar, and the Battle for Self
I found some cute little holiday boxes online and filled and shared with my neighbors and family this Christmas. The biscotti cookies were amazing. My ginger snaps had some snap. The ginger lemon glazed experiment was so so. I usually make poticia and the family sugar cookies but I ran out of motivation. Continue reading Holiday Sharing
Holidays have been a bit rough the last few years. And this year is no different. It’s during these winter months that the deaths of my mother and grandmother are most felt. The holidays are very hard without them. I think one of the reasons I started to teach myself how to bake was to … Continue reading Holiday Planning
How do we keep connected to those around us when we’re struggling with the symptoms of our mental illness? How do we keep our relationships healthy as well as take care of our own individual health? How do I talk about my mental health without making others uncomfortable? How do we make meaningful connections? Is … Continue reading How do we stay connected?
During this stressful time, it’s even more important for us to take a breath, refocus, and find gratitude for the little things. Continue reading Grateful
I’ve had my eye on this iced treat Continue reading Smells like Christmas