Flashing lights and swirling colors

Took these at a county fair we attended last year. I was doing a lot of experimenting with the camera :) Fairs are such happy places—a celebration of prosperity and a time to… Continue reading

The Cross and the Shamrock

We don’t have shamrocks in our backyard, so these leaves will have to do :) Cross carved by my little sister. Today, we celebrate the life of St. Patrick; he shared God’s love… Continue reading

Mysterious moon

Going through old photos and found some of the “super moon” of June 2013. That day, the moon was supposed to look much bigger than normal, and I thought it did. I don’t… Continue reading

Milk ’n cookies :)

A busy college and work schedule has prevented me from taking and posting pictures lately, sorry! Here are some pictures I took some time ago, of cookies! Home made, of course ;) “A… Continue reading

Christmas decorations and gifts :)

Well, I hope everyone had a very merry Christmas! We had a relaxed time at home, and really enjoyed it. Here are some pictures from our church’s Christmas Eve service. And the light… Continue reading

Festive lighted verdure!

Took these pics at Trinity Broadcasting Network’s “Trinity Christian City” in Costa Mesa, California. Their grounds contain beautiful flowers, fountains and statues year round. At Christmastime, they have the outside of their buildings… Continue reading

Child of light

Child of light, a photo by starshiningforever on Flickr. Sneak peek of some Christmas pictures I took at TBN :)

Christmas tree and play

Ascension Lutheran Church in Torrance, CA has a big tree on their front lawn that they light up every Christmas; this year they did a play too. And she brought forth her firstborn… Continue reading

Thanksgiving meal

We had 2 Thanksgiving dinners this year! One homemade on Wednesday, then one with our relatives on Thursday. Pictures of our first, homemade Thanksgiving meal: We also watched a cozy, family-friendly Thanksgiving movie… Continue reading

Our Church

Some pictures of our church :) Praise the Lord! I will praise the Lord with my whole heart, in the assembly of the upright and in the congregation. ~ Psalm 111:1 ~


The consensus among the children in my daycare group about the sky last night? Beautiful. The heavens declare the glory of God; and the firmament shows His handiwork. ~ Psalm 19:1 ~

A weekend in the woods

In August, we spent a weekend at Camp Maymac, in the Santa Cruz mountains, for a small Christian family meeting. It was a pretty rustic setting. We had a cabin with bunk beds… Continue reading