Sometimes you cook dinner and yell, "Everybody come and get it!" Sometimes you want to plate. Leftover honey soy pork tenderloin on a bowl of rice and sauteed vegetables with a spicy orange sauce. Someday I want to write a cookbook for busy families that includes ideas for the leftovers from those slow-cooker masterpieces.
Daily Post Challenge - Surprise Over the last few years I've had a lot of fun going to our local botanical gardens to take photos of flowers, berries, leaves, and sculptures. The planning that goes into the gardens is very evident because there was always something different blooming throughout the whole year. It seemed that…Read more Discovering My Own City
What a great way to finish the season. Em was one of only 3 level 8 gymnasts from her gym to qualify for Region Championships. But, of course, because of the differences in their ages, they each competed by themselves at each session throughout the day. Em started open warm-up at noon, by 3:30 she…Read more Regional Championships – April 9, 2016
The second cemetery on our Spaulding Site stop is "The Cemetery." It is still an active cemetery and that leads to some beautiful contrasts. I was trying to play with depth of focus more, but failed. But some of the photos taken with more simple camera settings captured the beauty of these monuments trying to…Read more Historical Cemeteries – Part Two
The Spaulding Site in the Nez Perce National Historical Park was a big part of my life growing up. We used to go down to the site quite often during the summer to have picnics and spend the day by the river. So every time we go up north for a gymnastics event, I like…Read more Historical Cemeteries – Part One
My daughter's state gymnastics championship meet was at the one university that is older than our state - University of Idaho. Her meet was held in the old Memorial Gymnasium. So I snapped a few cool shots as before going in. Okay, one was just inside the doors. I love the one of the full tower.…Read more Historic Architecture
Because it has been snowing recently... and because I love our family tradition of going to the Garden Aglow but we didn't get to go this year... I'm posting this beautiful picture of the dense amount of lights at the botanical gardens from Christmas Past. Oh, another reason I'm posting it is because the weekly…Read more Christmas in March