Monday, September 1, 2014
There's nothing more peaceful than sitting and watching the ocean. The surf was up and the wind was blowing in York, Maine on Sunday. It was the perfect day to just relax and enjoy nature's show.
Thursday, August 21, 2014
Today I went to the Boston Public Garden to see the Boston Ballet do a photo shoot for their upcoming production of Swan Lake. I had such a great time photographing the ballerinas and the Swan Boats. Highlight of my week!
Friday, August 15, 2014
Is it too early in the year to have hot chocolate? Well the temps were a bit cooler yesterday and at Haute Coffee in Concord they were offering Parisian Haute Chocolate. I could not resist!
Tuesday, August 5, 2014
I have totally neglected this blog. I am so sorry and will do better.
This is my tablescape from my Wimbledon Breakfast which was, yikes, a month ago. And yes my feet got in the way of this shot. I was standing on a chair to get an aerial view. I love creating tablescapes for my parties. It might be my favorite part of party planning.
Tuesday, July 1, 2014
Saturday, June 28, 2014
Monday, June 23, 2014
Ok, I should clarify that statement. My photo was shown on QVC. You can send yours in too and they might just show it. Just Like Carolyn Gracie's facebook page and when she asks for you to send a photo post it to her page. She might just choose your photo too!
Sunday, June 22, 2014
Saturday, June 21, 2014
I went on a Sunset Lighthouse Cruise in Rye, New Hampshire. My sister bought me a ticket as my birthday present and the two of us took a sisters mini vacation (4 hours) yesterday. It was a fabulous evening!
Thursday, June 19, 2014
Wednesday, June 18, 2014
Tuesday, June 17, 2014
Monday, June 16, 2014
Sunday, June 15, 2014
Saturday, June 14, 2014
My garden is growing very nicely thank you. The dead shrubbery was pulled out and replaced by a few colorful plants. Makes all the difference in the world to our small condo garden. It's right outside my living room window so it makes me very happy.
Friday, June 13, 2014
Sunday, June 8, 2014
Saturday, June 7, 2014
Friday, June 6, 2014
I had the day off from work. Found myself in Concord, Massachusetts, shopping and eating. This is a favorite shop in town, Nesting on Main. An eclectic mix of vintage and new items. All artfully displayed. Always beautiful and charming.
Thursday, June 5, 2014
Yesterday's post was about a coffee shop as is today's. This is outside of the Bohemian Coffee House in Melrose. I am often on the road for my job so when I need a coffee break I try to find a local little café.
Wednesday, June 4, 2014
Tuesday, June 3, 2014
Sunday, June 1, 2014
My sister and I went for dessert last night at Café Piazza Dolce in Winchester. It's a small place with great food and desserts. I had a sea salt caramel brownie hot from the oven. She went with the cheesecake with strawberries. A nice night out not too far from home!
Thursday, May 29, 2014
So Momma Robin had her babies. At first I thought there was one, then I saw two and today there were three hungry mouths to feed. She was actually pretty clever to build her nest and take up residence in our silk flower planter.
She flies when anyone opens the backdoor and she sits on the roof gutter directly over the planter. She is a good Momma, The babies are doing well. I shot this photo through the screen door as I did not want to disturb the little family.
Wednesday, May 28, 2014
Tuesday, May 27, 2014
Monday, May 26, 2014
Saturday, May 24, 2014
Friday, May 23, 2014
My childhood neighbor put her parent's house on the market and I went to the open house. Her father passed away a few years ago and her mother is in assisted living. Sad circumstances.
She (the daughter) staged the house herself and she did a great job. It all looked so clean and fresh and up to date. I know the realtor and she said she had 3 offers on the first day. File under: nosy neighbor.
Thursday, May 22, 2014
Wednesday, May 21, 2014
Tuesday, May 20, 2014
Monday, May 19, 2014
Sunday, May 18, 2014
Sunday breakfast at my favorite place, Aroma Café. The ending to a decadent weekend of caloric intake. Note the shape of the strawberries, hence the title of this post.
Saturday, May 17, 2014
Friday, May 16, 2014
I had to represent my company at a homebuyer fair in South Boston. South Boston is called Southie in these parts. I rarely get to this part of the city.
I posted this photo on Facebook and someone said it reminded her of San Francisco. I can see that.
Great colors on the homes and they all had beautiful architectural detail.
Thursday, May 15, 2014
All Winter at the condo where I live, we had a little bird (a titmouse) living above the back door lantern. I wondered if he/she would leave when we replaced the light bulb and the light shone brightly. The bird survived our harsh New England Winter and the changing of the bulb.
About a week ago, our titmouse got some company. We now have a Mama Robin who is sitting on her eggs in the planter outside the back door. I put the potted plant on the hanger about 2 years ago. The flowers are silk! Evidently it doesn't matter to Mama Robin if the plant is real or fake. My neighbor who lives upstairs said she can see the eggs in the nest.
I am anxious to see the babies when they arrive. The titmouse doesn't seem to mind sharing his/her turf either.
Wednesday, May 14, 2014
I know, I know, without notice I just dropped off the face of the earth. Sorry. While life is very busy, the real reason I stopped posting was because I stopped taking a photo a day.
I had a hard time taking even one photo from my phone per day. My blog was boring because I was resorting to posting the same old things. So I thought I'd take a break.
But then yesterday I got a comment from My Wells of Fancy and she liked my idea of blogging a photo a day and she wanted to do the same thing. So I figured maybe I should give it another shot!(Pun intended). And so since Spring has sprung I think it is the perfect time to start photographing the Snippets of My Life again. Check out Donna from My Wells of Fancy's new blog, Snapped This.
BTW, today's shot is of La Qchara in Melrose, Massachusetts. A fave coffee hangout of mine. I met a realtor friend for coffee this morning. Love the décor in the place. My photo certainly does not do it justice.
I am going to look at my surroundings tomorrow and take a shot at something wonderful. See you all in the evening.
Saturday, March 1, 2014
Friday, February 28, 2014
Thursday, February 27, 2014
Wednesday, February 26, 2014
Tuesday, February 25, 2014
I photographed the Mayor's Breakfast in Melrose this morning. The event, always a favorite of the business community, was very well attended. Lots of opportunity for candid shots. I had a great time.
Monday, February 24, 2014
The sunset was brilliant again. Temps dropped so fast in the afternoon and the wind was howling. Even putting the trash and recycling outside was a chore with the wind chill as it was. Spring is coming, right?
Sunday, February 23, 2014
One of my favorites for breakfast is Eggs Benedict. I decided to be a little bit good by substituting spinach for the Canadian bacon. I also had fruit instead of potatoes. I enjoyed every bite of it at Aroma Café in Reading this morning.
Saturday, February 22, 2014
Friday, February 21, 2014
Thursday, February 20, 2014
It's National Love Your Pet Day and on Twitter Purina asked for photos of your cat as a kitten. Percy is the only one of my brood that I got as a true kitten. So here's one of my favorite kitten photos. He loved that little mousey and used to carry it around in his mouth. I love his little pink nose. It's still just as pink today.
Wednesday, February 19, 2014
Tuesday, February 18, 2014
Yeah that's right. I am so over it. Sick of scraping the windshield everytime I go out, sick of stepping in slushy streets and having to wear boots, sick of looking like the Michelin Man in all my layers of clothes and waking up to the sound of the snowplow in the middle of the night. I have a bad case of snow fatigue.