Out with the Old, In with the New

by Teresa Smith on January 5, 2015

It’s the beginning of a new year. Out with the old and in with the new. Don’t we all wish it could be that easy. Don’t you wish that with the each new year, new month or even each new day… you could fully let go of things that don’t serve you anymore and embrace [...]


The Puzzle

by Teresa Smith on December 29, 2014

Wow. It’s so hard for me to believe that another year has come and gone. I know time seems to go by faster and faster the older we get, but trying to recall 2014, just seems to be a big blur. There are a few things that stand out for me. I realize it’s almost [...]



by Teresa Smith on December 15, 2014

A couple of weeks ago, a friend of mine told me about a park that is an hour and a half away. The park had wolves, otters, raptors and a planetarium. This place sounded like a great road trip for the day so I headed out in my car with a friend Saturday morning to [...]


A Work of Art

by Teresa Smith on December 8, 2014

I’m always looking at things when I’m driving. Now don’t be upset. It’s not that I’m not paying attention to my driving and I’m all over the road. I am…taking in everything I see. I notice the trees, thinking that some look more powerful and stronger than others. Some trees have character. I notice colors [...]



by Teresa Smith on November 10, 2014

When you love photographing nature, it’s rough to sit inside an office working on a beautiful, sunny day knowing the weather forecasters are predicting blustery gray skies for the weekend. The past few Saturday’s have been just like that. I’ve been heading up to the mountains every time I can, to capture the beauty of [...]

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Plan C

by Teresa Smith on November 3, 2014

Sometimes you have an idea or plan and things don’t work out the way you planned… but better. That happened to me this weekend. A few weeks ago I went to the mountains with hopes of capturing the beauty of fall. At the time, the leaves hadn’t really started to change, so I was excited [...]

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Take the Time

by Teresa Smith on October 6, 2014

This week I was saddened when I heard my best friend’s brother passed unexpectedly Saturday. I think many of us are still in shock. Apparently, he had some arrhythmia issues with his heart that he had been dealing with recently. He was only 50 years old. I remember the last time I saw him, we [...]



by Teresa Smith on September 22, 2014

For years I’ve watched the Tonight Show off and on. I enjoyed Carson, and Leno had his moments. When Jimmy Fallon took over earlier this year, I began watching it nightly. I remember watching Fallon on Saturday Night Live and Late Night with Jimmy Fallon and was glad to see him move into the Tonight [...]


Chain of Events

by Teresa Smith on September 15, 2014

I experienced some vandalism during the past week. I came home one day to find my mailbox had been damaged. I wish I could say that I handled it all with ease… but I didn’t.  I was totally bent out of shape. Almost 2 years to the date after someone had plowed down my brick [...]



by Teresa Smith on September 1, 2014

Saturday, I had a job opportunity that took me through some countryside that I’ve never been around. The truth is, I don’t live in a major metropolitan city, but I do live near the city … close to stores, shopping and interstates. That was not true this weekend. Saturday it was backroads, weeds & barnwood.  [...]