Cee’s Black and White Photo Challenge

A good head and a good heart are always a formidable combination. ~Nelson Mandela  Cee’s Black and White Photo Challenge: Heads and Facial Features Hope you enjoy my entry for this week’s challenge.  Hubby in the way of the shot.  Otter … Continue reading

Close Up







Cee’s Black and White Photo Challenge: Close-up

Your Child’s World of Play

deeclarknz.com  Play is the highest form of learning. ~Albert Einsteindeeclarknz.com  Play is our brain’s favorite way of learning. ~Unknowndeeclarknz.com  We don’t stop playing because we grow old. We grow old because we stop playing. ~George Bernard Shawdeeclarknz.comImagination is where your child lives. When you play with him, you enter his world. 

For a parent to be able to spend half an hour of uninterrupted one-on-one time with his or her child is often seen as a luxury, especially in families with more than one child.  However 30-minute blocks of uninterrupted one-on-one time, where you as a parent are giving your undivided attention to your child, can be one of the most beneficial and valuable things you can provide for your child.   


(Cee’s Black and White Photo Challenge: Things Made Of Plastic)

Things Found In My Kitchen

There are things found in my kitchen, unfamiliar, bizzarre, and abberant.

They kind of freaked me out at first.

I had never seen most of them before much less prepare or eat them; Blackfoot Paua, Crayfish, Home-Kill Lamb, and Whitebait (who eats bait?).

And some things…just do not belong in my kitchen.

Over all, I’ve managed to adapt to these extraordinary things.

But my favorite of things found in the kitchen…

are not things at all but my adorable, little people…my grand kids.


Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: Things Found In A Kitchen

Life Is A Mixture

Life is a mixture of sunshine and rain, teardrops and laughter, pleasure and pain.

2015/01/img_2646.jpgRemember, there was never a cloud that the sun wouldn’t shine through. -unknown

2015/01/img_2647.jpgCee’s Black and White Photo Challenge: Weather

Cee’s Black and White Photo Chalkenge:Glass

IMG_7059.JPGSea glass has become one of my favorite reasons to walk our beaches.

IMG_7065.JPGSeaglass forms as shattered glass is rolled and tumbled in the ocean for years until all of their edges are rounded off, and the slickness of the glass has been worn to a frosted appearance.

IMG_7064.JPGLife tumbles us, too. Mine smoothed a few of my rough edges. Hopefully, I’m better for it. And I’m probably not as slick as I thought I once was either. I’m sure that’s a good thing. 😜

Cee’s Black and White Photo Challenge: Glass

What’s Your Angle?


What’s your angle?


When we make a move in life, it’s important to understand what is motivating us?

Do you do what you do out of compassion?


Do you do what you do to manipulate?

We choose different angles for different reasons.

Before you act, stop and ask yourself…

What’s my angle.

Choose compassion.

It’s powerful.

Journey on,


Cee’s Black and White Photo Challenge this week is Lines and Angles.


Dr Seuss Has Been In The Garden

Springtime has everything bursting forth with color and life all around me.

Cee’s black and white photo challenge this week asked us to take a few steps and capture what we saw.

This plant made me think that Dr. Seuss might have been in the garden.

Have a great week.