Monthly Archives: September 2012

“Welcome Fall” Challenge A Winner!

Project 52 ~ Week 39 Theme for this week’s challenge  “Welcome Fall.” Have you ever taken a trip to the Johnny Appleseed Farm in Ellington, Connecticut?  If not…it’s a must!  They have a great pumpkin patch as you can see below…the best apples and the best views of Ellington in the fall.  This is Mr….

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  • SharonSeptember 29, 2012 - 10:23 am

    Congrats Catherine for another great image! Love them all! Keep up the good work!ReplyCancel

  • SharonSeptember 29, 2012 - 10:23 am

    Congrats Catherine for another great image! Love them all! Keep up the good work!ReplyCancel

  • CindySeptember 30, 2012 - 9:10 pm

    These just makes me long for the cool, crisp, autumn mornings in my memory of growing up in the Midwest. Lovely photos, and I love the ‘scarecrow’ for sure.ReplyCancel

  • CindySeptember 30, 2012 - 9:10 pm

    These just makes me long for the cool, crisp, autumn mornings in my memory of growing up in the Midwest. Lovely photos, and I love the ‘scarecrow’ for sure.ReplyCancel

  • IrelaOctober 1, 2012 - 6:15 am

    I just LOOOOOOOOVE these! We don’t have anything like this down here. Love the pumpkins and that scarecrow (although not very scary LOL) is just the coolest. These are such great shots. Makes me feel like it should be cool outside. Makes me want anything with pumpkin spice in it!! Wonderful Catherine.ReplyCancel

  • IrelaOctober 1, 2012 - 6:15 am

    I just LOOOOOOOOVE these! We don’t have anything like this down here. Love the pumpkins and that scarecrow (although not very scary LOL) is just the coolest. These are such great shots. Makes me feel like it should be cool outside. Makes me want anything with pumpkin spice in it!! Wonderful Catherine.ReplyCancel

  • AndreaOctober 1, 2012 - 8:24 am

    So fun…..you made me smile! It’s a great pic, love the bright colors, and the scarecrow looks so sweet! Haha…ReplyCancel

  • AndreaOctober 1, 2012 - 8:24 am

    So fun…..you made me smile! It’s a great pic, love the bright colors, and the scarecrow looks so sweet! Haha…ReplyCancel

Apple Crisp.

Ahh…Fall is in the air!  I love this time of year when the air is crisp and cool, leaves are beginning to turn and apples are in abundance.  With all those apples I picked I just had to make apple crisp for my boys.  A nice surprise for them and it surely was delicious.  I…

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  • JulieSeptember 27, 2012 - 8:50 pm

    Looks wonderful Catherine! Great picture too. Thanks for sharing the recipe I would love to make this. Happy Fall to you!ReplyCancel

  • JulieSeptember 27, 2012 - 8:50 pm

    Looks wonderful Catherine! Great picture too. Thanks for sharing the recipe I would love to make this. Happy Fall to you!ReplyCancel

  • MargieSeptember 27, 2012 - 9:13 pm

    Beautiful picture! Just so Fall-ish! Makes me want to bake! : )ReplyCancel

  • MargieSeptember 27, 2012 - 9:13 pm

    Beautiful picture! Just so Fall-ish! Makes me want to bake! : )ReplyCancel

  • StephanieSeptember 28, 2012 - 12:19 pm

    Oh I love this photo!!!!! I agree with Margie, makes me want to get some apples and bake!ReplyCancel

  • StephanieSeptember 28, 2012 - 12:19 pm

    Oh I love this photo!!!!! I agree with Margie, makes me want to get some apples and bake!ReplyCancel

Comic Relief.

Project 52 ~ Week 38 Theme for this week’s challenge “Comic Relief.” “LOOKING for adventure…then come join the Boy Scouts of America”!  I loved doing this week’s challenge for many reasons…I have a great kid that just makes me laugh all the time…I laughed when taking the photos and I had a blast learning new…

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  • sandy collinsSeptember 21, 2012 - 10:13 am

    This is really super unique …love it……so what boys love to do…exploreReplyCancel

  • sandy collinsSeptember 21, 2012 - 10:13 am

    This is really super unique …love it……so what boys love to do…exploreReplyCancel

  • Deborah VivonaSeptember 21, 2012 - 4:32 pm

    This is so good and sooo funny! I love your processing!ReplyCancel

  • Deborah VivonaSeptember 21, 2012 - 4:32 pm

    This is so good and sooo funny! I love your processing!ReplyCancel

  • MargeSeptember 21, 2012 - 8:14 pm

    Excellent! Send it to BSOA!ReplyCancel

  • MargeSeptember 21, 2012 - 8:14 pm

    Excellent! Send it to BSOA!ReplyCancel

  • TerrySeptember 21, 2012 - 9:10 pm

    Congratulations! This was my favorite shot of the week! So funny…great edit…emphasizes all the comic part of the image.ReplyCancel

  • TerrySeptember 21, 2012 - 9:10 pm

    Congratulations! This was my favorite shot of the week! So funny…great edit…emphasizes all the comic part of the image.ReplyCancel

  • IrelaSeptember 22, 2012 - 8:19 am

    This is priceless!! I….LOVE….IT!!! Love the processing…you did good.ReplyCancel

  • IrelaSeptember 22, 2012 - 8:19 am

    This is priceless!! I….LOVE….IT!!! Love the processing…you did good.ReplyCancel

  • BernadetteSeptember 22, 2012 - 8:24 am

    Ooooh! I love this! The fisheye and HDR look! Fantastic work!!ReplyCancel

  • BernadetteSeptember 22, 2012 - 8:24 am

    Ooooh! I love this! The fisheye and HDR look! Fantastic work!!ReplyCancel

Carolyn. Ellington High Senior.

Carolyn is graduating from Ellington High School this year and looking forward to attending collage and earning a degree in engineering.  She is not only smart but very talented too!  She is very involved in the Opening Knights Players, which is a premiere drama society at her high school.  She also plays the clarinet and…

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  • JulieSeptember 20, 2012 - 12:50 pm

    Catherine, wonderful job! I love them all!ReplyCancel

  • JulieSeptember 20, 2012 - 12:50 pm

    Catherine, wonderful job! I love them all!ReplyCancel

  • SharonSeptember 20, 2012 - 5:53 pm

    Great photos Catherine!ReplyCancel

  • SharonSeptember 20, 2012 - 5:53 pm

    Great photos Catherine!ReplyCancel

  • DawnSeptember 20, 2012 - 6:28 pm

    These are beautiful! I like that you used the ladder in some of the pictures, along with all the beautiful natural backdrops. 🙂ReplyCancel

  • DawnSeptember 20, 2012 - 6:28 pm

    These are beautiful! I like that you used the ladder in some of the pictures, along with all the beautiful natural backdrops. 🙂ReplyCancel

  • RuthSeptember 21, 2012 - 7:47 pm

    Thank you, Catherine. Special Pictures of a special girl.ReplyCancel

  • RuthSeptember 21, 2012 - 7:47 pm

    Thank you, Catherine. Special Pictures of a special girl.ReplyCancel

Maine Owl’s Head Lighthouse.

 52 ~ Week 37 This week’s challenge “Interesting Perspective.” My Mom and I spent four fabulous days together last week exploring small towns and seaports along the rocky coast of Maine   We fell in love with so many places we visited and met wonderful people.  I now know why they call Maine the “Vacationland”…

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  • MargeSeptember 16, 2012 - 8:07 pm

    These pictures are wonderful! I like that angle of the first lighthouse(stairs).My favorite was “Nubble” lighthouse,the colors,the rough waters,blue sky…just BEAUTIFUL!The town of Camden picture is so quiant,with the mountains and the boats..I just love it!! Like I said all the pictures amazing!ReplyCancel

  • MargeSeptember 16, 2012 - 8:07 pm

    These pictures are wonderful! I like that angle of the first lighthouse(stairs).My favorite was “Nubble” lighthouse,the colors,the rough waters,blue sky…just BEAUTIFUL!The town of Camden picture is so quiant,with the mountains and the boats..I just love it!! Like I said all the pictures amazing!ReplyCancel

  • Julie C.September 16, 2012 - 9:10 pm

    Catherine, Love your photo of the week! Great colors, sunset, beautiful! Thanks for sharing other photos from your trip to Maine. I really enjoyed browsing through them. You are a very talented photographer!ReplyCancel

  • Julie C.September 16, 2012 - 9:10 pm

    Catherine, Love your photo of the week! Great colors, sunset, beautiful! Thanks for sharing other photos from your trip to Maine. I really enjoyed browsing through them. You are a very talented photographer!ReplyCancel

  • JessicaSeptember 17, 2012 - 7:55 am

    Gorgeous photos Catherine!ReplyCancel

  • JessicaSeptember 17, 2012 - 7:55 am

    Gorgeous photos Catherine!ReplyCancel

  • SharonSeptember 17, 2012 - 8:04 am

    Catherine, all your photos are lovely as always. Love your photo of the week and the angle you took it from. Great job!ReplyCancel

  • SharonSeptember 17, 2012 - 8:04 am

    Catherine, all your photos are lovely as always. Love your photo of the week and the angle you took it from. Great job!ReplyCancel

  • WendySeptember 17, 2012 - 9:03 am

    These are gorgeous and make me want to go to Maine, right now!ReplyCancel

  • WendySeptember 17, 2012 - 9:03 am

    These are gorgeous and make me want to go to Maine, right now!ReplyCancel

  • IrelaSeptember 18, 2012 - 6:54 am

    Catherine these are just so wonderful. From the Nubble Lighthouse to the lobster meal to the priceless photo of you and your Mom these are all great. It made me feel like I was visiting there. Now I want to visit. Great job my friend.ReplyCancel

  • IrelaSeptember 18, 2012 - 6:54 am

    Catherine these are just so wonderful. From the Nubble Lighthouse to the lobster meal to the priceless photo of you and your Mom these are all great. It made me feel like I was visiting there. Now I want to visit. Great job my friend.ReplyCancel

  • Halina CampbellSeptember 18, 2012 - 11:25 am

    Catherine your photos are amazing…I will tell all my friends about you and your beautiful work.ReplyCancel

    • CatherineSeptember 18, 2012 - 11:44 am

      Halina and all you wonderful ladies. Thank you so much for the most wonderful comments. They truly warm my heart and this makes me realize I doing the job I was met to do! I am blessed because of all of you!ReplyCancel

  • Halina CampbellSeptember 18, 2012 - 11:25 am

    Catherine your photos are amazing…I will tell all my friends about you and your beautiful work.ReplyCancel

    • CatherineSeptember 18, 2012 - 11:44 am

      Halina and all you wonderful ladies. Thank you so much for the most wonderful comments. They truly warm my heart and this makes me realize I doing the job I was met to do! I am blessed because of all of you!ReplyCancel