Category Archives: Beyond Layers

Day 4 ~ Three Gifts Reaped (and they keep on giving)!

As I sit here in our vacation rental somewhat under the weather…I started working on my challenge from Days 73 and 74 from Kim Klassen’s Beyond Layers course.  Working on my image…it occurred to me that it was one year … Continue reading

Posted in Beyond Layers, Christian Life, Kim Klassen, Life, Nature, Photography | 6 Comments

Fall Five Fact Friday ~ on Saturday (AGAIN)

Yesterday was Edster’s 55th birthday…(he can now order from the Seniors menu at Bob Evans)…so besides work, I was pretty tied up. My facts today (okay, I put in one extra)…are about what my tasks are this weekend (I could … Continue reading

Posted in Behind the Scenes, Beyond Layers, Just for Fun, West Virginia | Tagged , , , , | 5 Comments

5 Fact Friday ~ on Saturday

I can’t explain it…but this 5 Fact Friday creeps up on me every time! This week, in our Beyond Layers class, Kim had us think about travel and our favorite places.  So, I want to share 5 facts about one of … Continue reading

Posted in Behind the Scenes, Beyond Layers, Life, Photography, West Virginia | Tagged , , , , , | 15 Comments

Shapes and 5 Fact Friday ~

This week flew…but I figured better late than never with my 5 Fact Friday. Elijah, my 4-year-old grandson, and I went to a local park, The Seiberling Nature Realm, which is a metropark and arboretum.  Edster and Bruno came along, as … Continue reading

Posted in Beyond Layers, Family, Kim Klassen, Life, Nature, Photography | Tagged , , , , | 6 Comments

Evening and Morning Mercies

Under the bird feeders in the backyard (we have some on the side, too)…we noticed a bunch of sprouts sticking up from the ground early June.  Quickly to realize these were volunteer sunflowers from the bird feeders that have been scattered by … Continue reading

Posted in Beyond Layers, Kim Klassen, Life, Nature, Photography | Tagged , , , , | 9 Comments

Pieces of Me – A Scavenger Hunt

This week our “Beyond Layers” e-course challenged us with a collaborative idea between Kim Klassen and Kathy McDonald.  This is part of Kathy’s contribution: When my girls were born I started scrapbooking. One day I noticed a lady making a “Pieces of … Continue reading

Posted in Beyond Layers, Just for Fun, Life, Photography | Tagged , | 9 Comments

Summer Wanes and Beyond Layers

On Wednesday after work, Edster and I, along with my stepdog, Bruno, went down to the Cuyahoga Valley National Park to walk the towpath, enjoy the weather, and of course, take photographs!  The towpath goes along the former Ohio and Erie … Continue reading

Posted in Beyond Layers, Kim Klassen, Nature, Photography | Tagged , , , , | 5 Comments

Small Steps

I’ve been engrossed in organizing my Photoshop brushes since the weekend…what a job!  But so worth it…knowing what I have is a real plus!  I got some great tips and a template from Nanette Dalton, writing for Digital Scrapper.  But … Continue reading

Posted in Beyond Layers, Kim Klassen, Life, Photography | Tagged , , , , | 8 Comments

Texture Tuesday and Painting with Light

Wow…thanks for all the comments on my journal journey series…some of you wrote about having lovely journals but not feeling comfortable writing in them… Well…I want to share something with you that was retweeted by my friend, Tina Hunt… The … Continue reading

Posted in Beyond Layers, Kim Klassen, Life, Nature, Photography, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , | 6 Comments

Rachel Carson, Silent Spring, and Homework

One of the gifts we enjoy daily, while directly from God, the Creator, can also be attributed to the work of Rachel Carson.  It was her work and authorship of her book, Silent Spring, that addressed the peril of our … Continue reading

Posted in Beyond Layers, Christian Life, Kim Klassen, Life, Nature, Photography | Tagged , , , , | 6 Comments