Celebrate Women’s Dive Day on diveLive!

diveLIVE is a free, twice-daily, interactive, expert-hosted marine safari broadcast via the internet LIVE from under the ocean. (Update diveLive is no longer live, but you can view past shows on diveLive’s YouTube channel.) In 55 feet of water off Grand Cayman Island. Is this magnificent mermaid statue named Amphitrite.  In Greek mythology, Amphitrite was…

Juvenile Cardinal

I spotted this little cardinal hopping around in the grass, it was difficult to snap a shot of him…

Another Visitor, Not My Cat

They come and they go, the neighborhood cats.  My backyard is like an oasis for them, but I think they all stop in my backyard to drive my dog crazy…  

Happy Easter

Ceramics, that’s what we called it back in the ’80’s…  Once a week you got together with your friends or relatives and drove to the nearest place that offered their shop or barn to outsiders/customers, and choose the project you wanted to paint.  The place I drove to, was in the country, about ten miles…

American Robins

More visitors in my backyard, American Robins.  These birds are so interesting, I don’t think they get enough credit because they are so common.  They have such pretty markings and colors.  The Robins also sing one of the prettiest songs.  I love to sit on my back porch to listen and observe these birds.  

Another Backyard Visitor, Not My Cat

Had another visitor the other day, this cat came right up to the dog fence. She was looking at me, as if she was waiting for me to invite her in.  I thought she was going to come on to the porch, but the dog finally noticed the cat and charged out the door. The…

Cinnamon Raisin Rolls

I cut this recipe in half and I also added raisins.  I soak the raisins in warm water first to make them softer and plumper.   I used about a half cup of soaked raisins, drain before sprinkling over prepared rolled dough. DOUGH 1 cup warm milk (110 degrees F/45 degrees C) 2 eggs, room…

Happy New Year

Hope 2019 is happy, healthy, & prosperous for everyone! Some of my favorites from 2018…

Bathroom Visitor

Woke up the other day and headed to the bathroom, you know the regular routine for most people… I caught a glimpse of something different out of the corner of my eye. As you can see the something different was a frog perched in one of the fake candles on the shelf. I have know…

Backyard Visitor, Not My Cat

They come and they go, the neighborhood cats.  My backyard is like an oasis for them, but I think they all stop in my backyard to drive my dog crazy…

After The Storm

Look what popped out of the woods, at dusk when Hurricane Irma took her leave in my area!  What a great site to see these beautiful deer after all the destruction Irma left for us to deal with…