I’ve been bitten by the baking bug… it was bound to happen given my close approximation to our very own cupcake princess. Over breakfast and surfing through FB, I came across a yummy photo of what looked like a blueberry crisp. Just so happens I have some blueberries, other berries too, but honestly, they were not purchased for eating – their sole purpose for being in this house was to use in an upcoming photo club Photo Quest assignment, and then only eating if they didn’t go bad first.
Now, not only do I have another photo-op but a yummy and nutritious desert. I love double-duty ops. This is actually a gluten-free recipe, but since me and gluten have never had an issue , I improvised just a bit… a lot like I do with my photography… So, here’s the link to the original recipe http://www.eastewart.com/recipes-and-nutrition/oatmeal-chia-berry-crisp/ and my finished yummy desert.
I had a completely different post planned for today and then I saw these photos. A little after the fact, but too fun (now looking back) not to share. A couple of weeks ago, the Doylestown Photography Club (DPC) participated in the Doylestown Arts Festival. This is quite a big deal for the club, as members are given an opportunity to exhibit and sell their photography in one of the biggest Arts Fest around. As for the past five years, the DPC booth was a first-class act with first-class photography. Unfortunately, day 1, Saturday, the rain did not stay way. Like a sinking ship, we were taking on water… fast!
With a little help (actually a lot of help) from some members… the photography was kept safe and sound…
… and day 1 came to an abrupt end 😦
Come Sunday, sun shining, we were back up, dried out, and better than ever!
We (and by weI mean a great group of DPC members that moved walls & photographs…Twice!!, pitched a tent, hung and hauled… and provided yummy picnic goodies. Thank You All!). . . so we kicked off the DPC’s exhibit on Memorial Day under sunny skies and lots of fanfare provided by the Doylestown Memorial Day Parade. Could you ask for more!?! The Gallery is open on weekends and the exhibit runs through June 22 (For directions to the Center visit http://www.pacenterforphotography.org/about/directions-and-contact-info/ )
Then it was time to sit back and relax for a couple hours and enjoy the DPC’s picnic with club’s members.
Enough relaxing, the rest of the week has been a combination of work (you know, the day job) and getting ready for Carversville Day, this Saturday, with good friend and fellow Femmes, Sue Ann Rainey. A great local event set in historic Bucks County and the forecast is Sunny & 70’s! Another picture perfect backdrop to show off our photography!
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About three weeks ago, on a cold and rainy weekend I went on a meet-up to Longwood Gardens. The perfect prescription to ward of a severe case of the winter doldrums. And even better, I can now get a dose prn (the medical acronym for as needed) by revisiting my photos from that outing.
How about an apple a day to make you feel better. . . all 18,540 of them!
And even though the weather conditions were not conducive to going outside and shooting, the upside was the crowds stayed home. . . except for an occasional spectator. . . Photo courtesy of Kate McCann 🙂