Happy holidays, everyone! We’re so close to my favorite holiday of the year: Christmas. For us, it’s a time of coming together with family I only see once a year, eating far too much of my mother’s amazing cooking, boisterous laughter over drinks and games, and the excitement of seeing someone unwrap a lovingly-prepared gift. I wish you all a very happy Christmas, even if you don’t celebrate it. I hope the holidays bring much joy, fun, and relaxation 🙂
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Happy Friday the 13th, everyone! I don’t have any spooky images for you this week, but it’s still a good day! Historically, Friday the 13ths have always been good days for me; it’s Monday the 13ths I need to watch out for! It’s October, Halloween is just around the corner (I sort of have a thing for costumes), and autumn is in the air! It is a good day!
Now, to the images from this week on Instagram!
This first one was from our adventure to Alaska. This was from the train up to Denali. Look for bear pictures coming to my site in the next few weeks!
This week on Instagram featured another fun set.
This first one is from the eclipse. Even with most of the sun obscured like this, it was nearly full daylight out. It just goes to show how bright the sun really is!
Happy Friday, all!
Boy, this was a really difficult week to sort these. This set represents so many disparate aspects of my life; it’s crazy to look at sometimes.
This first one was from our eclipse weekend. We met these pack goats at Olallie Lake, on some training missions. This sure seems like a smart way to go backpacking!
This was also my submission for last week’s Monochrome Madness from Leanne Cole.
My home is seeing record-breaking heat this week, but we’re doing our best to stay cool. And though I have pictures this week from frozen Yosemite and some refreshing beaches, it’s hard to imagine my being cold.
This week sure was difficult to rank – I love all of these photos!
Let’s start with a beautiful Costa Rican sunset. We lucked out catching a couple of truly stunning evenings from our resort in Puntarenas. The heat and humidity and haze really provided the perfect canvas for brilliant colors.
Happy Friday, all! I had a fun set of photos this week!
This first one is from Washington’s Palouse. We took a weekend trip out there, and while it rained part of the time, we still had some beautiful weather in there, too. This is the expansive view from Steptoe Butte. From up top, you can espy everything from canola farms to wind farms. It was quite the view.
This was a good week! Not so much on Instagram, but where it really matters – right here on my blog! I’m very excited to be sharing these photos with so many new followers – welcome!
This first image was from our river tour in Tarcoles, Costa Rica. This crocodile just looks so friendly and happy! Who wouldn’t want to pet it?
So I kind of liked posting my pictures in the order that I like, so I think I’ll just do that from now on. After all, I don’t really care about the likes (and I shouldn’t), so why focus on that?
This first image was from our trip to Washington’s Palouse region. Those beautiful rolling hills don’t get old, and they go on forever!
I’ll be honest – this post was scheduled about a week ahead of time. Usually, I do these the day of, but I couldn’t be sure of my connectivity, and I wanted to make sure you still got a post.
So, instead of posting these in order of likes (since I don’t have that data yet), this is in order of my own personal preference. I’ve commented before how I tend to like some photos more than the Instaverse masses, so I guess this is a chance to show you what an artist thinks of her own work. I welcome you to let me know your favorites below!