Cover Art: Cool Kids

Weekly Photo Challenge: Cover Art Photo Credit: Patrice Misiano Fogg This week’s challenge was to use a photo to create a mood that would illustrate the tone represented in a book, album, magazine, etc.  This photo  was taken a few years ago either in Boston or Providence and I love the casual poses, the brick wall and the graffiti that…

DP Photo Challenge: Texture

  The pictures for this week’s 2 challenge are from the U.S. Botanic Gardens in Washington, D.C. Here’s a bit of information about the gardens: The U.S. Botanic Gardens is on the grounds of the United States Capitol. The conservatory is divided up into different rooms according to habitat. A few of these include: the jungle, the…

What are your happiness boosters?

“Never measure your life by possessions. Measure it by the hearts you’ve touched, the smiles you created and the love you shared.” ― Ziad K. Abdelnour What wonderful words to embrace and live by. I am a firm believer that our possessions don’t make us who we are or have any sort of lasting effect…

Contrasts: Lady Victory

This gilded bronze statue of a winged Lady Victory stands atop the First Division Monument in Washington, D.C. President Calvin Coolidge dedicated the monument in 1924 to commemorate First Division members who gave their lives in World War I. It has since been updated to include the names of all First Division members from World…

Mom, Your Selfie Game Is Really Bad

This morning my daughter decided I had to take 10 selfies before going into school for our LAST day. Why?? I don’t know. Probably so she could mock me. The requirements? They all had to be different poses or expressions and none of them could be “mean teacher faces.” Why? Well, duh. The point of…