“To me, photography is an art of observation. It’s about finding something interesting in an ordinary place… I’ve found it has little to do with the things you see and everything to do with the way you see them.” — Elliott Erwitt


Saturday, January 31, 2009


This morning I went into cardiac arrest when I started taking pictures and they looked like this...

and this....
And these next two also.  This is my friend Christy and her "blue" Golden Doodle, Tommy Boy.

Just when I wanted to take a lot of pictures, my camera was GOOFY!!!!.  I called SONY and they had me go back to the original settings and it still didn't work.  Got all the information to send it in for repairs....went to the menu and adjusted some settings and voila...

Testing, Testing!  These last few photos were taken after I made some menu selections, and I think it is working.
Phoebe never refuses the opportunity to assist me as a model.

These two photos are of "Peace Rockets" (one of my students came up with the name) that were made in my workshop.  The one on the lower right was brought to me as a gift from India, and the other two were our versions.

This is a sculpture called "Dirty Edy."  Just part of my test.

As for what I did today....chores, shoveled the driveway with Gar, tea and fabulous cookies with friends who stopped by, tried to figure out my camera, chores, solo dinner as Gary is at a football banquet down at the college (he donates a trophy to the MVP each year), put more wood on the fire so I can sit in front of it after I take a nice HOT shower.  Maybe I can find a good movie on the tele (vision).
Just think, after tomorrow, only 4 more weeks until March....


  1. I like the rockets and Eddy, looks like you got the camera figured out in the end. The fire looks inviting, especially after a nice shower. Enjoy your night.

  2. Is there some kind of symbolism behind the "peace rockets"? They are very pretty. That would be a fun project with my daughters. I LOVE Dirty Edy. Enjoy your fire!

  3. Girllll - Do not be starting out posts with "This morning I went into caridac arrest ..." uner the heading Trouble in River City! What are ya tryin to do???? Argh!
    Glad your camera is OK though...

  4. Lori,
    Love Tommy Boy! Hope that I get to see him sometime when I have my camera around my neck!
    (Glad that your cardiac arrest was only fiuratively speaking!)


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