February 1, 2013


I'm excited to be participating in this season's Nurture Photography Challenge. Each week there will be a different theme to capture. I always enjoy the images others share and learning and growing in my own photography. As the title of the post says, this week's challenge is Black/Shadows.

 I took these photos a few weeks ago around our property.
Even in the darkness there is light and life. 
 Blanca loves to come along and tries to be the star of every shot. Of course she is irresistible. 

It's been hard lately for me to get her out of the house on a walk. So I just let her run free. 
It's such a blessing to live in an area where I can do that safely.

I'm recovering from surgery right now 
and these health problems I've been dealing with 
have been really tough. 

It's important for me to continue to do the things I love
 and enjoy my surroundings. I hope that if you are going through a tough time 
you can find comfort in the scripture above. 

Be sure to check out the challenge when you get a chance. Anyone can be a part of it.



  1. These are gorgeous. I love the pretty reflections in the shadows of the dark pond/lake in the 5th photo. And what a sweet dog you have!

    Thanks for taking part in the Nurture Photography Challenge :)

  2. Your pictures are beautiful! Great some rest and feel better SOON!

  3. Beautiful photos! I really love the one with the bridge. Your dog is beautiful too.
    I hope your recovery is speedy and you are feeling better soon!

  4. These are wonderful! I do hope you are recovering quickly.

  5. These are simply lovely, as is Blanca. Thanks so much for taking part in the Nurture Photography Challenge. I can't wait to see more photos from your little corner of our world. The next theme will be White/Minimalism.

  6. The pine cone shot is amazing! Hope your recovery is going well.

  7. Beautiful dog and wonderful shots.

  8. Your photos are lovely! The texture is amazing. And your pup is irresistible! I'm sure she helps with the recovery. Thanks for sharing these photos!

    1. Thanks Christine! Yes Blanca is definitely a BIG help. I'm glad you stopped by.


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