One of the better things in life: waking up early on a drizzly Sunday morning, making coffee, reading the paper, eating some breakfast while watching the fog lift, clouds part, and sunshine appear, and taking Cooper for a nice long walk through the neighborhood.
Category Archives: miscellaneous
As I mentioned in my previous post, I’ve started a 365 project (www.elssipkes.com), wherein I attempt to take one photo a day for an entire year. I’m aiming to unleash some pent up creativity, while also exploring my new (well, that’s a relative term) city, and at the same time working on my ability to […]
Five years ago this weekend I lost my best friend. Shadow was my first dog, and, he was my heart dog. We went everywhere together, and, over our almost 12 years together he taught me more about loyalty and love and acceptance and humor and life than I ever thought possible. Mostly, he showed me […]
I’ve received report that my blog is misbehaving in that it is “squishing” (yes, that is the technical term) my images. Bad blog! So, in the interest of a little experiment, i’ve enlisted the help of these two sweet cocker spaniels from my last shoot. Everybody seeing this image ok? Or, are things distorted? Please […]
Cooper loves having houseguests stay with us, but, he doesn’t quite get it that he doesn’t have full access to the guest room when we have guests. He loves jumping onto the bed with his toys and then taking a nice afternoon nap overlooking the marsh. Here he is fully enjoying the guest room while […]