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 ofContinue reading “Babbling about Balloons”


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 JumpingContinue reading “My Birthday Challenge”

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 takeContinue reading “Serendipitous Saturday”

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.Continue reading “Scavenger Hunt Sunday”