A Whole Year of Fav Foto Fridays

Fav Foto Friday

Fav Foto Friday is an opportunity to share each Friday, on your own blog, one photo…or maybe even a gallery of some of your favorite photos that you have taken during the week, that make you smile or that was a great photo capturing opportunity…anything really!  And as photographers are often known to say, “The best camera is, the one that you have with you!”

Whether you are a pro-photographer or just venturing into photography…or maybe you are like me and just whip out your cell phone when you are going about your day…take those photos and share them! Feel free to add any camera info and shooting info that you may have on your photos as well.

Don’t forget to link back (pingback) here and add a #FavFotoFriday tag so that I can enjoy all your Favorite Fotos too!

This week’s edition of Fav Foto Friday is the fifty-second edition of Fav Foto Friday!?!? A whole year has gone by?!?! Where does the time go!?!? I am so grateful to all of my fellow blogger who have participated and helped to keep this weekly feature going!!

It has been a long year in some ways for me dealing with the death of my mom and yet in other ways it has flown by! I guess the ‘flying by’ of a year has a little something to do with getting older. I remember as a child it felt like forever til it would be Christmas again. As I get older it feels like I just put away all the holiday decorations and I am turning around and getting them out again.

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Fav Foto Friday #51

Fav Foto FridayFav Foto Friday is an opportunity to share each Friday, on your own blog, one photo…or maybe even a gallery of some of your favorite photos that you have taken during the week, that make you smile or that was a great photo capturing opportunity…anything really!  And as photographers are often known to say, “The best camera is, the one that you have with you!”

Whether you are a pro-photographer or just venturing into photography…or maybe you are like me and just whip out your cell phone when you are going about your day…take those photos and share them! Feel free to add any camera info and shooting info that you may have on your photos as well.

Don’t forget to link back (pingback) here and add a #FavFotoFriday tag so that I can enjoy all your Favorite Fotos too!

This week’s edition of Fav Foto Friday are from my travels while pet sitting. The first one is a picture of a barn (or more likely a garage but since I can’t entirely see it, I will pretend it is a barn 🙂 ) that I pass on my way to one of my customer’s homes.  It always catches my eye cause it just looks like a great building…but I especially like it now with an American flag on it! I take comfort in the fact that despite all the craziness going on in the world today, there are people who are still proud to be Americans and proud of our flag.

US Flag on a barn garage

This second photo is from another customer’s home where I had to walk by this bunny, who made a point of keeping track of where I was, but allowed me to come so close to her. I image it maybe a ‘she’ and guarding her home and possibly young babies. I love that I was able to get so close and she was still pretty comfortable. I took a few pics and just watched her for a few minutes and then left her in peace. Little sights of wildlife like this makes my day.

Bunny sitting by her bunny hole

Hope you have enjoyed today’s Fav Foto Friday selections! Join me and share some of your favorite images! Don’t forget to tag your post #favfotofriday.

Fav Foto Friday #50

Fav Foto FridayFav Foto Friday is an opportunity to share each Friday, on your own blog, one photo…or maybe even a gallery of some of your favorite photos that you have taken during the week, that make you smile or that was a great photo capturing opportunity…anything really!  And as photographers are often known to say, “The best camera is, the one that you have with you!”

Whether you are a pro-photographer or just venturing into photography…or maybe you are like me and just whip out your cell phone when you are going about your day…take those photos and share them! Feel free to add any camera info and shooting info that you may have on your photos as well.

Don’t forget to link back (pingback) here and add a #FavFotoFriday tag so that I can enjoy all your Favorite Fotos too!

This week’s edition of Fav Foto Friday are from our town’s 4th of July fireworks. The fireworks were down at a local park with a little beach front of Long Island Sound. As someone who grew up in Massachusetts with the ‘real ocean’ I do not normally consider Long Island Sound as the ‘real beach’ but sometimes it is better than nothing! And I always appreciate when we go for fireworks on the 4th of July.

This year it was such a beautiful evening. Was a warm day but had a nice breeze all day and cooled off in the evening…actually ended up wrapped up in a towel by the end of the evening and was glad I took the time to put on long pants. It was nice to be in the midst of a fun crowd with lots of little ones around dancing to the music as we waited for it to get dark.

We were treated to a beautiful sunset before the fireworks, which these photos don’t really do justice to the beautiful colors in the sky that night…but I like them anyway. I enjoyed the firework display as well as being surrounded by others who, if only for the moment, seem to be proud of being an American and proud of our great country.

Pretty Sunset for Fireworks

As we were looking around we noticed that there were guards patrolling the area, as well as on top of the roof of the concession stand building nearby…which was a bit sad to admit that in today’s world they might be a needed presence during gathering such as these. Thankfully, it was a peaceful and enjoyable evening.

Guards standing on top of building at fourth of July fireworks

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Fav Foto Friday #49

Fav Foto FridayFav Foto Friday is an opportunity to share each Friday, on your own blog, one photo…or maybe even a gallery of some of your favorite photos that you have taken during the week, that make you smile or that was a great photo capturing opportunity…anything really!  And as photographers are often known to say, “The best camera is, the one that you have with you!”

Whether you are a pro-photographer or just venturing into photography…or maybe you are like me and just whip out your cell phone when you are going about your day…take those photos and share them! Feel free to add any camera info and shooting info that you may have on your photos as well.

Don’t forget to link back (pingback) here and add a #FavFotoFriday tag so that I can enjoy all your Favorite Fotos too!

This week’s edition of Fav Foto Friday features a few flowers that caught my attention during my travels this week. Both of these photos are from one of my pet sitting client’s backyard. This little red Gerber Daisy was hiding under from the rain drops under a big leaf. And I always think that black-eyed (or brown-eyed) Susans just look so happy and sunny and just beg for some attention.

Gerber Daisy with a leaf roof

Happy Black-eyed Susan

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Fav Foto Friday #48

Fav Foto FridayFav Foto Friday is an opportunity to share each Friday, on your own blog, one photo…or maybe even a gallery of some of your favorite photos that you have taken during the week, that make you smile or that was a great photo capturing opportunity…anything really!  And as photographers are often known to say, “The best camera is, the one that you have with you!”

Whether you are a pro-photographer or just venturing into photography…or maybe you are like me and just whip out your cell phone when you are going about your day…take those photos and share them! Feel free to add any camera info and shooting info that you may have on your photos as well.

Don’t forget to link back (pingback) here and add a #FavFotoFriday tag so that I can enjoy all your Favorite Fotos too!

This week’s edition of Fav Foto Friday is a photo of some beautiful blue hydrangea blooms. I don’t know what it is about hydrangeas, but they are so beautiful and just make me happy to see them. I especially love the blue ones….but they all are beautiful.

This is a new plant that will replace one of my other ones that did not not survive the winter. I am happy that only one didn’t make it as I was worried that they were still rather little when I finally got around to  planting them in the fall. The other 4 plants are getting big and look like they will have blooms soon. I can’t wait!!

Blue hydrangeas

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Fav Foto Friday #47

Fav Foto FridayFav Foto Friday is an opportunity to share each Friday, on your own blog, one photo…or maybe even a gallery of some of your favorite photos that you have taken during the week, that make you smile or that was a great photo capturing opportunity…anything really!  And as photographers are often known to say, “The best camera is, the one that you have with you!”

Whether you are a pro-photographer or just venturing into photography…or maybe you are like me and just whip out your cell phone when you are going about your day…take those photos and share them! Feel free to add any camera info and shooting info that you may have on your photos as well.

Don’t forget to link back (pingback) here and add a #FavFotoFriday tag so that I can enjoy all your Favorite Fotos too!

This week’s edition of Fav Foto Friday features some ducks that are regular visitors to our yard most of the year. They tend to hang out either in our neighbor’s front yard that has a big section of wetland that is underwater most of the year (right now it is pretty dry) or in our backyard near the river.

I love knowing that they consider this home. Even in the winter, early in the morning after a snow fall and all the world seems hushed and quiet, you can hear the ducks quacking out on the river. They don’t even care all that much when the dogs are in the river swimming. They just swim up river a bit out of their way.

I grew up on a small farm in Massachusetts and we used to have ducks and I loved them. These guys remind me of our ducks of long ago.

female mallard duck

male mallard duck

 

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Fav Foto Friday #46

Fav Foto FridayFav Foto Friday is an opportunity to share each Friday, on your own blog, one photo…or maybe even a gallery of some of your favorite photos that you have taken during the week, that make you smile or that was a great photo capturing opportunity…anything really!  And as photographers are often known to say, “The best camera is, the one that you have with you!”

Whether you are a pro-photographer or just venturing into photography…or maybe you are like me and just whip out your cell phone when you are going about your day…take those photos and share them! Feel free to add any camera info and shooting info that you may have on your photos as well.

Don’t forget to link back (pingback) here and add a #FavFotoFriday tag so that I can enjoy all your Favorite Fotos too!

This week’s edition of Fav Foto Friday includes a couple of photos. The first is of this magnificent tree at one of my client’s apartment complex. The picture does not really do it justice. This tree is in full bloom right now and just looks so perfect. I just think it is beautiful and couldn’t help grabbing a pic of it.

Beautiful whit, dogwood tree

And these 2 other photos are of my newest little customers. They are new kittens for a client that I have had for a few years but their older Siamese cat passed away…and so now they have these 2 little ones. Lucy and Ricky…of course, named after THE “Lucy & Ricky.” They happen to be the little ones I am taking care of that live in the complex where the great tree is…so only fitting that they get some recognition too.

Siamese kitten, light points

Siamese kitten, dark points

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Fav Foto Friday #45

Fav Foto FridayFav Foto Friday is an opportunity to share each Friday, on your own blog, one photo…or maybe even a gallery of some of your favorite photos that you have taken during the week, that make you smile or that was a great photo capturing opportunity…anything really!  And as photographers are often known to say, “The best camera is, the one that you have with you!”

Whether you are a pro-photographer or just venturing into photography…or maybe you are like me and just whip out your cell phone when you are going about your day…take those photos and share them! Feel free to add any camera info and shooting info that you may have on your photos as well.

Don’t forget to link back (pingback) here and add a #FavFotoFriday tag so that I can enjoy all your Favorite Fotos too!

This week’s edition of Fav Foto Friday is what my summer looks like.

Everyday when it is warm out…and even a few days when it is questionably warm…these two hooligans enjoy swimming in the river that runs behind our house.

Each and every time we take them swimming (even on the days when they get to go twice cause it is an especially hot day), you would think they hadn’t been in ages!! The way they are filled with joy and excitement from the moment we say, “You want to go swimming?”

They jump and spin and bark and carry on like it is the best thing in the world. They race us to the river’s edge and are in the water before us humans can even get there!

Ooohh to be a dog!!!

Dogs swimming

Their joy is contagious, if only for the moment. You can’t help but be happy and excited for them and laugh at their silly antics. It really is the highlight of each day for me. A moment to enjoy the sunshine and the water and the nature around us…despite living 5-minutes from town. Summertime fun at it’s finest!

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Fav Foto Friday #44

Fav Foto FridayFav Foto Friday is an opportunity to share each Friday, on your own blog, one photo…or maybe even a gallery of some of your favorite photos that you have taken during the week, that make you smile or that was a great photo capturing opportunity…anything really!  And as photographers are often known to say, “The best camera is, the one that you have with you!”

Whether you are a pro-photographer or just venturing into photography…or maybe you are like me and just whip out your cell phone when you are going about your day…take those photos and share them! Feel free to add any camera info and shooting info that you may have on your photos as well.

Don’t forget to link back (pingback) here and add a #FavFotoFriday tag so that I can enjoy all your Favorite Fotos too!

This week’s edition of Fav Foto Friday is this lazy little bird seed thief. I have to admit that the squirrels are just as amusing to watch as all the birds that come to the feeder. They are brave little ones. They get to the point that they know most of the time I am not really going to come out and chase them off so they just keep an eye on me while they enjoy a little snack. They will come right up to the screen door sometimes to checkout whatever may be nearby and see if it might be good to eat.

I see them quite often ‘resting’ or sunbathing along the railing, which I always think is amusing. I am glad they feel so comfortable at our house.

Squirrel laying down on railing while snacking on bird seed

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Fav Foto Friday #43

Fav Foto FridayFav Foto Friday is an opportunity to share each Friday, on your own blog, one photo…or maybe even a gallery of some of your favorite photos that you have taken during the week, that make you smile or that was a great photo capturing opportunity…anything really!  And as photographers are often known to say, “The best camera is, the one that you have with you!”

Whether you are a pro-photographer or just venturing into photography…or maybe you are like me and just whip out your cell phone when you are going about your day…take those photos and share them! Feel free to add any camera info and shooting info that you may have on your photos as well.

Don’t forget to link back (pingback) here and add a #FavFotoFriday tag so that I can enjoy all your Favorite Fotos too!

This week’s edition of Fav Foto Friday is a favorite barn (it is probably more like a garage than a barn…but let me have my fantasies!) that I pass often in my pet sitting travels to a few of my customer’s homes. It always catches my eye as I am driving past and it is always beautiful! I have photos of it in the winter and spring and summer and fall…and it always looks beautiful to me.

I am a bit of a ‘barn stalker’ and enjoy stopping to grab a photo of them whenever possible. This one just happens to be one of the prettiest ones that I pass by often.

Red Barn in Spring

 

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