• Sacramento in Spring

    Spring in Sacramento is the perfect time to live here.  The weather has simply been divine.  Mid 70s, slight breeze, glorious sunshine with wispy clouds ever so often… Hopefully it will rain a bit more before the scortching summer heat arrives as we did not have a wet winter and everyone is worried we are going back into drought mode. …

  • Spring Is Really Here

    A happy poem to welcome in Spring! It is also entered in Susanna Leonard Hill’s “In Just Spring” children’s story writing contest. I hope you enjoy. Spring Love All photos and the story by Gretchen Fogelstrom A bee buzzed by a flower one day, A sunny afternoon in the month of May. The flower winked once to catch his eye,…

  • Antsy for Spring

    Wherever you are in the world – is it Spring yet?  Here in Oregon, USA we just had three glorious days of gorgeous sunshine with yesterday hitting 60 degrees F.  We have heavy, thick clouds today, so thought I would reflect back on the happiness that was the last 3 days. I went for a walk yesterday and found that…

  • Fun with Photography

    A few days ago I dusted off my Photoshop software and took another spin at playing around.  How quickly one forgets the tricks when you don’t use this powerful program on a consistent basis. After advisement from my wonderful friend Ivy, I found some great washes and textures (on Deviant Art and Flickr) to play with in addition to my…