Sunday, April 11, 2010

Biltmore Festival of Flowers - Project 365 - Day 101

It was a year ago this month that I was in Amsterdam and went to see the tulips at Keukenhof Gardens. I'm lucky enough to live right near the Biltmore Estate so today I went to see their Festival of Flowers. Although not the magnitude of Keukenhof Gardens, it is still spectacular. I'll be going back there again as more tulips will be in bloom shortly.

Saturday, April 10, 2010

Catawba Falls Trail - Project 365 - Day 100

A great day hiking along the Catawba River to the Lower Falls

Thursday, April 8, 2010

Wednesday, April 7, 2010

Penny - Project 365 - Day 97

Volunteer day with Brother Wolf Animal Rescue. This is Penny - a beautiful cat looking for a home of her own.

Tuesday, April 6, 2010

AmsterdamTulips - Project 365 - Day 96

These are my first tulips - I brought the bulbs home from Amsterdam last April!!First time I've tried a diptych. Tried using the Lightroom tutorial but couldn't follow one step so I just did it in CS3. Will have to check out Lightroom further.

The Masters - Project 365 - Day 95

Got to go to the Practice Round at The Masters. Course was the most beautiful course I have ever seen. Unfortunately, with the cold weather we've had, the azaleas weren't in bloom yet.

Sunday, April 4, 2010

Easter Bunny - Project 365 - Day 94

Probably should have been practicing my golf instead of making the Easter Bunny, but this was more fun! Happy Easter to all!

Saturday, April 3, 2010

Waiting for Dad- Project 365 - Day 93

2 dogs sitting in the jeep waiting for their dad to come out of the marina restaurant that doesn't allow dogs on the deck

Friday, April 2, 2010

Pear Tree- Project 365 - Day 92

I think temperature wise we went from Winter right to Spring, but the Pear trees are starting to bloom. This one was in full bloom

Thursday, April 1, 2010

Skateboarder - Project 365 - Day 91

Went to the skateboard park today to take some pictures. Need to practice there some more as I didn't get any that were very good. This is probably the best of what I shot.

Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Bella - Project 365 - Day 90

Volunteer day with Brother Wolf Animal Rescue. This is Bella - a very sweet and loving girl.

Tuesday, March 30, 2010

Little Grey - Project 365 - Day 89

Didn't have much time today, so Little Grey posed for me

Monday, March 29, 2010

Spring Blossoms - Project 365 - Day 88

Not sure what type of tree this is - but the blossoms are really pretty

Saturday, March 27, 2010

Friday, March 26, 2010

Nikon D50 - Project 365 - Day 85

Took this picture today because I'm selling my D50 and this lens since I got my D90. I also got to practice using my lightbox.

Thursday, March 25, 2010

Strawberry Pot - Project 365 - Day 84

Thought I would try planting strawberries in a strawberry pot this year. I have a few strawberry plants in the garden, but the birds get to them before they are ripe. Hope these do better.

Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Spring Has Sprung - Project 365 - Day 83

Pansies at the Biltmore Estate. The Festival of Flowers begins next week - I don't think the tulips will be in bloom by then due to all our cold weather this year.

Tuesday, March 23, 2010

Haley - Project 365 - Day 82

After driving back from Knoxville today I couldn't get inspired to go out and take any photos. Haley resting on the bed looked like a great opportunity for my photo.

Monday, March 22, 2010

Women's Basketball Hall of Fame- Project 365 - Day 81

Went to the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame today as the Lady Vol game isn't until this evening. Haven't been there in a few years. It was fun to see the new exhibits.

Sunday, March 21, 2010

Oak-Hickory Trail- Project 365 - Day 80

Went to the University of Tennessee Arboretum in Oak Ridge today. Not much was in bloom yet, but we really enjoyed walking the trails. Can't wait to go back and see things when they are blooming.

Friday, March 19, 2010

Chess Game - Project 365 - Day 78

A common sight downtown - impromptu games of chess at Pritchard Park

Thursday, March 18, 2010

Tulips - Project 365 - Day 77

I'm so excited - today I noticed that the tulip bulbs that I brought back from Amsterdam last May are starting to come up!

Wednesday, March 17, 2010

Widget - Project 365 - Day 76

Volunteer day for Animal Compassion Network at Petsmart. This is Widget - a shy, loving kitty looking for her forever home

Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Final Four Bear - Project 365 - Day 75

This bear that I got at the 2003 Final Four in Atlanta seemed like a good picture for today since the Women's NCAA bracket was announced last night.

Monday, March 15, 2010

Schmidty - Project 365 - Day 74

Cold, dreary day so Schmidty agreed to pose for pictures today!

Sunday, March 14, 2010

Feeding the Ducks - Project 365 - Day 73

Not sure who was having more fun - the little boy or the ducks that were being fed at Lake Louise

Roller Derby - Project 365 - Day 72

Went to see our Roller Derby team tonight for the first time. Maybe I would have like it better if I understood it!!

Friday, March 12, 2010

Owl - Project 365 - Day 71

Went to the Nature Center today to test out my new D90.

Thursday, March 11, 2010

New Camera! - Project 365 - Day 70

My new Nikon D90 arrived today. Glad it's supposed to rain for the next few days so I can spend time reading the manual and practicing!

Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Neube - Project 365 - Day 69

Volunteer day for Brother Wolf at Petsmart today. This is Neube - a very cute kitty looking for his forever home.

Tuesday, March 9, 2010

Mushroom - Project 365 - Day 68

Went house hunting with my brother today. Saw this neat mushroom at one of the houses.

Monday, March 8, 2010

Sunday, March 7, 2010

Brunch at Stoney Knob - Project 365 - Day 66

Had a great brunch today at Stoney Knob. They have one of the best Sunday brunches around.

Saturday, March 6, 2010

Lake Trail - Project 365 - Day 65

A great little trail right behind the cabin. The dogs love it!

Friday, March 5, 2010

Chilly Night At The Lake- Project 365 - Day 64

First night since Labor Day we got to stay at the cabin. Chilly night so we lit a fire in the fire pit. Unfortunately, I didn't realize that the point and shoot I was using had the white balance set to incadescent!! At least I'll remember to check in the future!

Thursday, March 4, 2010

Wednesday, March 3, 2010

Cupcake - Project 365 - Day 62

Today was volunteer day for Brother Wolf Animal Rescue at Petsmart. This is Cupcake - one of the most beautiful and affectionate cats I've seen.

Tuesday, March 2, 2010

Early Dismissal - Project 365 - Day 61

School was dismised early today due to the snow. I was stuck in traffic for 40 minutes.

Monday, March 1, 2010

Troll - Project 365 - Day 60

Another try at using the lightbox. Can't get color or focusing right.

Friday, February 26, 2010

Wednesday, February 24, 2010

Little Blackie - Project 365 - Day 55

Today was my volunteer day with Brother Wolf Animal Rescue at Petsmart. This is Little Blackie. He looks a lot like my cat Smudge. Little Blackie is very sweet and affectionate.

Monday, February 22, 2010

Grove Park Inn Spa - Project 365 -Day 53

Went to the Grove Park Inn Spa today to celebrate the end of home renovations!!
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