Stella’s Snow Day

Does this look like a dog that can run and jump? I think so. She can soar through the air with the greatest of ease. She even puts her pointy ears back to be more aerodynamic. This picture also illustrates a fun photography technique. When shooting subjects that are moving past you quickly, too quickly to freeze them with adequate light exposure, you can capture their speed in two ways. First, you can hold the camera still and capture a … Continue reading

Hot Chocolate Heaven

This hot chocolate is very different than any I’ve had before. It’s not like the stuff from a packet, nor is it like the stuff from Starbucks. This hot chocolate has the perfect consistency and texture, and it has a very complex flavor for a chocolatey drink. Just the smell of it brings back wonderful memories of the time David and I took a batch in a thermos to a spot on the Potomac where landing planes skimmed the tops … Continue reading