I am just back from attending Blogher12 in New York City.  The city was amazing and the conference was fabulous.  One of the sessions that I attended and enjoyed a great deal had to do with iPhonography. iPhonography is the art of creating photos with an Apple iPhone.  I am an amateur photographer and I always have my iPhone with me so iPhonography is something that is very relevant for me. The quality of the camera on recent models of the iPhone is amazingly good - so good that it rivals stand … [Read more...]

Meatless Monday – Spicy Stir Fry with Tofu

My husband bought me a T-Fal Actifry for my birthday. So far I really like it.  At first I was a little dubious about it since it did not appear to be that sturdy, but so far it has cooked up a storm with no problems at all. Tonight I threw together a stir fry. It was made with firm tofu I got at my local Costco, veggies and a sauce I made up from stuff I had on hand.  I like tofu, but have never done much with it. I figured a safe place to start would be a stir fry. To start, I lined a … [Read more...]

Happy 12th Birthday Elise!

Today is my niece Elise's 12th birthday. I am not sure where the years have gone. I distinctly remember playing with her just yesterday and she was a baby. I was laying on my back holding her with my arms straight out and she, with her legs and arms stick straight, giggled as we played airplane. She is now a young woman with her own sense of style, fashion and humor. She is serious and silly all at the same time. She is thoughtful, kind and concerned about how other people feel. She is quickly … [Read more...]

Morro Bay in Pictures

Last night Tom and I took a little time out from working around his parents house and went for a walk.  I took a few pictures, playing with light and composition.  Here are a few of the things we saw... … [Read more...]