Babbling about Balloons

When I took this picture two years ago, I realized I needed a much bigger lens. Can't afford one now, so still haven't gotten it. THE Balloon Fiesta started today. Albuquerque International. The world's largest hot air ballooning event. You know the one that is in lovely, little ole New Mexico. Which is one of …

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My Birthday Challenge

A year ago, I posted this list of photos I challenged myself with, to accomplish by my birthday. I had to make some substitutions, but I finished the challenge. Balloons | Little Princess | Swan subbed to Flamingo | Waterfall | Something New | Favorite Footwear | Butterfly | Purple | Rainbow | Puddle Jumping …

Frustration Seeps In

I am going totally off topic today. I have to vent my frustration somewhere. I feel I might fall over from the irritation I have right now. So I am in the process of buying a house. Mind you, this is the second house I have made an offer on in the last 5 months. …

Simply Sunday

The wind has blown alllll day. And not just a meager wind. It was very forceful. Pillows and everything blowing all over the porch. It was not a go out and take pictures day which saddens me because I wanted to go to the local pumpkin patch. And finish Scavenger Hunt Sunday. Silly me decided …

Serendipitous Saturday

My favorite word =) The mass accession of the balloons was scheduled at 7am (last Saturday is when they only hovered and never really left the balloon fiesta park). I walked the dogs at almost 8am. My old girl has a torn ACL and can't walk that far, so I had turned around to take …

Scavenger Hunt Sunday

AutumnBeing as the leaves are pretty green still you might wonder if this is really autumn. Here in the Albuquerque area, the Balloon Fiesta represents that autumn is really here (and has since 1972). I realize taking photos yesterday morning, I could use a telephoto lens. I would have loved to have better close ups. …

Traditions

I saw this balloon this morning on my way to walk the dogs. I only had my iPhone, so once I cropped the picture it became a little grainy. I went ahead and cropped it in my phone, then went through 100 Cameras in 1 to get this affect. Going to have to start taking …