A year of health and happiness, peace and plenty!
A week ago we signed up for a free, Friday morning field trip to Mt. Gilboa with the Jewish National Fund. I’d been waiting very impatiently since our day trip several weeks ago to the same area because it was too early and there wasn’t a single Gilboa Iris to be seen. When Friday morning rolled around, we woke up to a downpour with black, thundering … Continue reading One Image 3 Ways
After the shower overnight and before the rain this afternoon, there was a glorious, sunny window of opportunity to head out and enjoy the wildflowers that are blooming all over the country. Following last week’s tumultuous climb out of Nahal Tavor, where the lupines were starting to bloom (my knees haven’t yet recovered from the 300 meter, 45-60° grade incline), hubby and I decided to … Continue reading Earlier Today in the Backyard
The end of the Grossglockner High Alpine Road, Austria (or the start, depending on which end you entered the road), at the Kaiser Franz Josef Haus. Part of this week’s Weekly Photo Challenge More from our August 2013 road trip, including being chased up to the the FJ Haus by a Formula One! :) fin
Lupine blooming Seasonal visitors on Lake Kinneret (Sea of Galilee)
This past year I did a lot more travelling both here and abroad. According to PSE, I look 2700+ photos in 2012, 1688 of those were in landscape orientation and 1026 in portrait. Below is a distillation of 50 or so of the 75 photos that I felt were photographically interesting. When reviewing photos to select for this post, it struck me that many of … Continue reading Weekly Photo Challenge: My 2012 In Pictures
Back from a whirlwind trip to the Dordogne region of France (well, really Dordogne, Lot, Quercy and Perigord). On average, we visited at least one medieval chateau/town and a cave each day with the occasional stunning garden thrown in. I’m still on visual overload. More pictures as I sort through the 600 or so I took and get out from this mountain of laundry.