Achilles Giraffe sculpture on Governors Island

Cool Photos of Governors Island Via The Acer Iconia Tab 8

A few weeks ago we took a trip to Governors Island in New York City.  Even though I was born and raised in New York City, this was my first visit to island.  Governors Island used to be a military base.  It was closed by the Coast Guard in 1996, and the Federal Government sold… Read More »


The Great Nature Project Needs Your Pictures

As a part of its 125th birthday celebration, the National Geographic Society is hosting the Great Nature Project. This interactive photo project lasts from September 21 through 29, 2013. The goal of the project, and of Nation Geographic as a whole, is to encourage people to explore and celebrate the world around them. The Great… Read More »


National Geographic’s Photo Contest For Kids

In the last century, National Geographic has showcased the talents of some of the world’s best photographers. Now, they are offering kids a chance to show off their skills with their 6th Annual International Photography Contest for Kids. This photo competition is done in cooperation with the US version of National Geographic Kids, and ten… Read More »


February Photo-A-Day Photography Challenge – Self Portrait

So I’ve decided to participate in a photography challenge.  More specifically, the February Photo-A-Day Challenge.  I decided to join as a way to challenge myself to take more photos. Today’s challenge was to take a self portrait.  I don’t really like to have my picture taken because I think I come our horrible in photos,… Read More »


Wordless Wednesday: Kindergarten School Picture

I picked up Z.E.N. from school today and was pleasantly to find an envelope in his folder which contained his school pictures.  I wasn’t expecting them as we were told that they wouldn’t be delivered until next week. Z.E.N. loves to wear suits and opted to wear what he calls his “president suit” for picture… Read More »