Category: Photography

Free Style Friday: Yosemite National Park

Taken by your’s truly.  M

Therapy for mind and body

New Chapter in My Life Begins

I’ve started to walk again, it fells great and very unstable. Throughout my battle with Lyme I prayed for my Granny’s strength. My Granny had to learn to walk twice as an adult. The first was from a terrible accident leaving her in a wheelchair or walker for years. She cleaned new houses for extra money, whatever the job required she would get it … Read More New Chapter in My Life Begins

Wapama Falls on Hetch Hetchy Trail, Yosemite

  Wapama Falls (1,400 feet) Flows: all year, with peak flow in May. Relatively few people visit Hetch Hetchy Valley to see this roaring waterfall. In some springs, the water from this fall flows over the footbridges near its base. You can see this waterfall from the parking lot at O’Shaughnessy Dam or you can hike on an uneven trail to near its base … Read More Wapama Falls on Hetch Hetchy Trail, Yosemite

Yosemite National Park: Half Dome

  Wild Wild West by Melinda https://www.nps.gov/media/video/view.htm?id=6F8A61D7-E3B5-F2FD-0E7E5921833F1954 The summit of Half Dome is a dangerous place during a lightning storm. Check the weather forecast before your hike and try to reach the summit early in the day to avoid thunderstorms, which are more common in the afternoon (but can occur at any time). If a storm appears nearby, do not continue to the summit … Read More Yosemite National Park: Half Dome

Bridalveil Falls Yosemite National Park

Bridalveil Falls Bridalveil Fall (620 feet) Flows: all year, with peak flow in May. This is often the first waterfall visitors see when entering Yosemite Valley. In spring, it thunders; during the rest of the year, look for its characteristic light, swaying flow. You can see Bridalveil Fall from near the tunnels on the Wawona Road (Highway 41) or Big Oak Flat Road (Highway … Read More Bridalveil Falls Yosemite National Park

What Is A Weed?

  And what is a weed? A plant whose virtues have not yet been discovered. -Ralph Waldo Emerson

Survivors Blog Here Celebrates Second Anniversary

Guest Photographer Gavin Kerslake

Please welcome Guest Photographer Gavin Kerslake. I met Gavin several years ago, probably thru a comment on a photo. He is a natural with the camera, his work can memorize or shine light on something missed. I would categorize his work as Industrial Realism, his eye captures the story in what others walk by without a thought. I’m thrilled Gavin allowed me to share … Read More Guest Photographer Gavin Kerslake

Sydney Opera House Australia

POLITICS *Bring Your Boots The S$$$$ Is Getting Deep*

WHO IS NEXT? WHAT WOULD GEORGE SAY?

My Bucket List has moved to Looking for the Light Blog

BUCKET LIST STARTED 2015 Chronic Lyme Disease has given me time to reflect on the blessings in life. To stay motivated, I think of a bright future. Thinking of travel locations and adventures left to do. I want to help my community. I’m extremely proud of my charity God’s Tree of Life Ministries. There’s an unlimited amount to learn, see, give back and baggage … Read More My Bucket List has moved to Looking for the Light Blog

Where is it January 1st?

I looked at stats to find WP has already flipped to January. My clock is showing 6:19pm, nowhere near the usual 11:00pm roll over. Maybe WP is enjoying a vacation in a much different time zone. Who is already enjoying the New Year? Does it matter, probably not. 🙂 M  

Dedicated To My Dearest Australian Friend Gavin

GAVIN THANK YOU FOR BEING A FRIEND Gavin and I met thru the blogosphere on 3/31/14. He is truly amazing with a camera and only started in 2009. He can take everyday objects and present in different perspective.  He started in color than feel in love with black and white and the rest they say is history. I am amazed at what we can … Read More Dedicated To My Dearest Australian Friend Gavin

How Do You Like New Theme? *Leave a comment*

Thank you for being the best friends * You bring joy to my life*

There’s nothing like listening to the music of flowing water. One of the joys in my life.I wish you a great weekend filled with peacefulness and time to your self to unwind from week. Thank each of you for reading or following me. M  

Have a sun filled day with sunshine in your heart

The Beauty In My Back Yard Dedicated to Twin, Hugs.

Site issues resolved…Stop by, see what's going on

  Thirsty Bee in Texas heat Hello friends I apologize for the hassle finding me the past week. My cognition issues from Lyme and WP throw you to the fire method of support, changes didn’t go well. Yesterday I took settings back to where everything worked. Fingers crossed.  Thank you for reading and following my blog, you bring a smile. 🙂 Melinda

Me Siento Eres Whisper

I feel your whisper XO Melinda   Excuse if wrong translation. 

Sunshine…memories of Sail Racing topped with breathtaking sunset

  OH HAPPY DAY!  Dedicated to you. I am a Cancer and nothing could fit better. I love the water, sailing and joined a team to race on friends 30′ sailboat. Beautiful memories sailing and watching the sunset enjoying a deep red wine.  I hope you have sunshine in your life today.   XO  M   Images By Graphic Images  

Take Time To Dream :)

  XO  Melinda Photo from Graphic Photo

Third and Last Day of The Quote Challenge

“This to shall pass” Believed to originated in writings of the Medieval Persian Sufi Poets.  The quote appeared in tales by the English Poet Edward Fitzgerald and in speech by Abraham Lincoln before becoming president.  My granny used the quote probably before I was born. Times were very difficult for the family when her father died in 1930, granny was 9 years old. They had … Read More Third and Last Day of The Quote Challenge

It's my sixth anniversary on WordPress *Get out the streamers*

I received a reminder from WordPress today, it’s my 6th year anniversary! Wow, time fly’s when having fun or not. I’ve written 303 post on Looking for the Light, in less than two years. I must have a lot to say. I had several blogs before starting Looking for the Light. The greatest reward of blogging is the people I meet daily and hearing … Read More It's my sixth anniversary on WordPress *Get out the streamers*

Virtual Photo Tour of Washington, D.C.

Hope you enjoy. I have many more photos of our capital. I’ve also been practicing my black and white skills. I look for your feedback.  XO   M

Gothic Side of Washington, D. C.

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