4th of July…Fireworks…FAIL!

July 06, 2010
one: My sister came up to visit this weekend. We had a great time laying by the pool and listening to live music at one of the local Irish pubs. I’m actually surprised that I haven’t tried downloading any music tonight. two: Last night, we found ourselves on a hospital parking deck to view the fireworks. Unfortunately, we were over a mile away from the fireworks and I only brought my 50 mm f/1.8 lens. I also failed to bring my tripod. I took close to 400 images…I saved THREE! We should have just gotten sparklers and called it a day. three: I have $50 to spend at TJ Maxx (a...
Happy Birthday to ME!!!

June 22, 2010
 ISO 1600, 33 mm, f/2.8, 1/125 sec., spot meteringI have a bunch of photos to load today for various challenges, but I wanted to kick off the day with a picture of my birthday cake from last night. Thank you to Rachael for preparing a lovely dinner at your new home…thank you Beth for bringing all my favorites (including chips and dip…and an ice cream cake)…and of course, thank you Biscuit for allowing me to visit with you. You guys are the best! I will continue the birthday celebration today with Jenn, Caroline and Jessica…and will likely celebrate even more with...