Monthly Archives: April 2012

Will he make it BIG?

Project 52 Week 17 Theme for this week “Big.” This has been an exciting week in our home with the delivery of a new baby grand piano for Michael. He’s been playing almost three years and his Mom and Dad are very proud of him. We just wonder…will he make it big? Will we see him…

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  • linda guastamachioApril 27, 2012 - 5:43 pm

    Catherine, I love this photo. Love the hat, and congratulations on the baby grand! ReplyCancel

  • linda guastamachioApril 27, 2012 - 5:43 pm

    Catherine, I love this photo. Love the hat, and congratulations on the baby grand! ReplyCancel

  • IrelaApril 27, 2012 - 7:40 pm

    This is such a wonderful capture. It is crisp, clean and nicely composed. Lots of years of beautiful music in store. Another wonderful entry Catherine.ReplyCancel

  • IrelaApril 27, 2012 - 7:40 pm

    This is such a wonderful capture. It is crisp, clean and nicely composed. Lots of years of beautiful music in store. Another wonderful entry Catherine.ReplyCancel

  • MargeApril 27, 2012 - 9:20 pm

    Love the picture! I also love the picture on the wall!ReplyCancel

  • MargeApril 27, 2012 - 9:20 pm

    Love the picture! I also love the picture on the wall!ReplyCancel

  • Wendy KaneApril 27, 2012 - 11:53 pm

    It’s beautiful! You must be so excited.ReplyCancel

  • Wendy KaneApril 27, 2012 - 11:53 pm

    It’s beautiful! You must be so excited.ReplyCancel

  • SharonApril 28, 2012 - 7:56 am

    Catherine, What a lucky son you have. The piano is beautiful and so is the photo. I hope he makes it BIG!ReplyCancel

  • SharonApril 28, 2012 - 7:56 am

    Catherine, What a lucky son you have. The piano is beautiful and so is the photo. I hope he makes it BIG!ReplyCancel

  • AndreaApril 28, 2012 - 8:30 am

    Great moment!!! Nice pic! And handsome boy!ReplyCancel

  • AndreaApril 28, 2012 - 8:30 am

    Great moment!!! Nice pic! And handsome boy!ReplyCancel

  • JulieApril 30, 2012 - 9:19 am

    Beautiful photo Catherine and yes Michael is one handsome lucky boy. You’re home will be filled with lovely music for years to come. So happy for you all.ReplyCancel

  • JulieApril 30, 2012 - 9:19 am

    Beautiful photo Catherine and yes Michael is one handsome lucky boy. You’re home will be filled with lovely music for years to come. So happy for you all.ReplyCancel

It’s Good For You!

Project 52 Week 16 Theme for this week’s challenge “It’s Good For You.” What’s better for you than a day at the beach?  Warm sunshine…playing in the water…building sandcastles…reading a good book…it’s all good for you!  The best medicine in my opinion! This past week we were on April vacation and we actually had a…

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  • AnastasiaApril 22, 2012 - 10:55 am

    Your photo of the week picture perfect postcard. I feel like I am there.ReplyCancel

  • AnastasiaApril 22, 2012 - 10:55 am

    Your photo of the week picture perfect postcard. I feel like I am there.ReplyCancel

  • DeborahApril 22, 2012 - 5:14 pm

    I love these! Makes me what to go to the beach and read a book…and I what to read your book 🙂ReplyCancel

  • DeborahApril 22, 2012 - 5:14 pm

    I love these! Makes me what to go to the beach and read a book…and I what to read your book 🙂ReplyCancel

  • SharonApril 23, 2012 - 4:14 pm

    I love your photo of the week and I enjoyed the other photos of the kids playing on the beach. Great fun.ReplyCancel

  • SharonApril 23, 2012 - 4:14 pm

    I love your photo of the week and I enjoyed the other photos of the kids playing on the beach. Great fun.ReplyCancel

“Stackable” Wins Featured Photo This Week!

Project 52 – Week 15 Theme for this week’s challenge “Stackable.” I can hardly believe I placed in the top ten photos of the week for the weekly challenge again!  I’m getting pretty lucky these days…or is my photography just getting better?  You be the judge.  I am surely trying to improve with each challenge…

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  • IrelaApril 14, 2012 - 10:20 am

    Congratulations Catherine! This is one amazing well composed shot. You are rocking it……. 🙂 🙂 🙂ReplyCancel

  • LauraApril 14, 2012 - 4:04 pm

    Well deserved – it’s a great photo!ReplyCancel

  • SharonApril 14, 2012 - 9:08 pm

    Love the colors! Great shot Catherine and congrats on winning again!ReplyCancel

  • DeborahApril 15, 2012 - 8:59 am

    I love this candy as it has a very long HISTORY, as I’ve seen it’s documentary on the HISTORY channel 🙂 Congrats on making TOP TEN! 🙂ReplyCancel

  • Terry LynnApril 15, 2012 - 9:05 am

    I used to eat these all the time. Love the soft color here. I need to use my scrapbook paper more often! Great choice for a backdrop.ReplyCancel

Fabyan Sugar Shack

This year I decided to get involved and help promote our Ellington Farmers Market and bring awareness to our community and customers about our wonderful vendors and farmers which together have helped our market grow and will continue to grow in the coming years.  Eric Virkler, another local photographer and myself will be going behind…

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  • SharonApril 12, 2012 - 1:29 pm

    Wonderful photos captured perfectly. I would love to visit this place.ReplyCancel

  • SharonApril 12, 2012 - 1:29 pm

    Wonderful photos captured perfectly. I would love to visit this place.ReplyCancel

  • IrelaApril 14, 2012 - 8:15 am

    Catherine these are beautifully captured. Beautifully done!!ReplyCancel

  • IrelaApril 14, 2012 - 8:15 am

    Catherine these are beautifully captured. Beautifully done!!ReplyCancel

  • JudyApril 19, 2012 - 9:06 pm

    What fun! Makes me wish I lived on the east coast so I could stop in. Lovely photos as well!ReplyCancel

  • JudyApril 19, 2012 - 9:06 pm

    What fun! Makes me wish I lived on the east coast so I could stop in. Lovely photos as well!ReplyCancel

  • linda guastamachioMay 27, 2012 - 12:13 am

    Really nice Catherine. Now I want to go get some maple products!ReplyCancel

  • linda guastamachioMay 27, 2012 - 12:13 am

    Really nice Catherine. Now I want to go get some maple products!ReplyCancel

  • Muriel PontbriantFebruary 22, 2014 - 1:38 pm

    I just moved in at Sunshine Terrace… Can’t wait to go up the road to see your place and replenish my supply… Every year, I took my 7th grade students to Quebec and we always spent a night at the Cabane à Sucre (Sugar Shack)….. Miss those days.ReplyCancel

  • Muriel PontbriantFebruary 22, 2014 - 1:38 pm

    I just moved in at Sunshine Terrace… Can’t wait to go up the road to see your place and replenish my supply… Every year, I took my 7th grade students to Quebec and we always spent a night at the Cabane à Sucre (Sugar Shack)….. Miss those days.ReplyCancel

“Variety” wins Honorable Mention.

Project 52 -Week 14 Theme for this week’s challenge “Variety.” I am extremely honored.  This week’s image did not only place in the top ten but was worthy of “Honorable Mention.”  I am truly grateful Ellenburg Photography.  You may see all the winners here. There were so many ideas going through my head this week…

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  • AnitaApril 7, 2012 - 11:14 am

    Beautiful Catherine! Such an eloquent expression of words and
    the beautiful photo. Happy Easter to you & your family as well.ReplyCancel

  • DebbieApril 7, 2012 - 2:23 pm

    I am in awe of all your talents. Your handmade Ukrainian eggs are as beautiful as jewelry.

    Have a wonderful Easter Sunday(:

    Love, DebbieReplyCancel

  • IrelaApril 7, 2012 - 8:06 pm

    Catherine!!! Congrats on your Honorable Mention! Well deserved my friend… 🙂 🙂 Gorgeous photo beautiful poem. 🙂 🙂 🙂ReplyCancel

  • JoniApril 8, 2012 - 9:15 am

    Hi Catherine,
    Those eggs are a work of art! You are so talented!
    We hope your family has a blessed Easter.ReplyCancel

  • RoseApril 9, 2012 - 7:01 am

    Catherine – Mom told me about the eggs. They are beautiful. You must have patience to paint those. RoseReplyCancel

  • asmplelifeApril 9, 2012 - 9:55 pm

    Those eggs are absolutely beautiful! So talented you are!ReplyCancel

  • asmplelifeApril 9, 2012 - 9:56 pm

    Those eggs are so beautiful. So talented, you are! Hmm… that sounds like something Yoda would say =]ReplyCancel

  • Terry LynnApril 12, 2012 - 1:26 pm

    So beautiful!! Love the prayer…thank you for sharing it! You could definately sell Easter Cards!ReplyCancel