Lake Bound: Fun at Medina Lake

Lake Bound: Fun at Medina Lake - sheerheart.org

Before this time last year, I had gone to Medina Lake a whopping two times! Fast-forward a year and I wouldn’t be able to count as high as the times I’ve been since. Over this past year, I have come to love the lake in all its glory. Mornings at Medina Lake are by far my favorite. As I have mentioned before, sunrises are my proof that God exists. Both sunrises and sunsets at the lake are exceptional. Calm waters, fresh air, peace. On good weeks this time of year,…

June Favorites

June Favorites 2017 - sheerheart.org

Before I get to my June favorites, I want to wish you a Happy 4th of July!!! Holidays that fall during the middle of the week make work so interesting. I had off this past Friday, but worked Monday and then we have today off. So it has made for a weird week. Actually it has felt like a long vacation. Especially since most of my time has been spent at the lake over the last few days. No better place to be this time of year! June was one…

Photo Share: Family Vacation to the Beach 2017

Family Vacation to the Beach 2017 - sheerheart.org

Almost two weeks later, I’m back at work, no sand in sight, hair no longer blowing in the wind off the coast. But I’m here nonetheless. Our family vacation to Port Aransas was a relative success, if you don’t count the wind keeping us at the pool most of the time. Unfortunately or fortunately depending on how you look at it, I didn’t tote my camera around a whole lot. I unplugged for the most part and enjoyed the sights and happenings. But I seriously wish I would have taken…

Farm Feature: Cow Pictures

farm feature: My Favorite Cow Pictures I Have Taken - sheer heart.org

Since the beginning of sheerheart.org, I’ve blogged about a couple of things more often than others, one of those being cow pictures. It should be no surprise to anyone who knows me. Growing up in the country with a herd of cattle around me most often, I have loved cows since I can remember. That love has grown only stronger. A couple of nights ago, when I was brainstorming post ideas, I realized it had been awhile since I looked through the cow picture folders on my computer. I recently had a…

April Favorites

April 2017 Favorties

Pssstttt it’s May. April ending on a Sunday and May beginning on a Monday is pretty darn sneaky. Driving to work I knew the date, but sure enough, the first chance I get to write the date down, I’m beginning to pen “April”. Never fails. April was yet another good one. A wedding, plenty of parties, family gatherings, good eats, good reading, kinda sums it up. But to sum it up further, I’m going to share some of my favorites from the month of April. Favorite Book To be fair, Jubal…

Pic-a-Day: April 2017

Pic-A-Day: April 2017 Freepik design feat

In an effort to get back behind the lens more often and open up the creativity I once tapped into on a daily basis, I have thrown my hat in on a monthly photography challenge. Feel free to participate, whether you use Instagram, or are keeping pictures your phone/computer! Pictures I post will be taken with both my Nikon and my iPhone, and shoot any other device I happen to get my hands on. Here’s how it goes. I have listed below 30 different categories or tags. For each one, a photo…

Moo Cow Moo

Calf Club

Some days, you just need to look at cute pictures of cows to get you going. Something is in the air, my allergies are on overdrive and medicine is wearing off. Figured it was as good of a time as ever to share with y’all some pictures I took last week, with my new lens. These cows and calves sure look happy to be on a fresh pasture! And of course I had to make a stop up at Grandma and Grandpa’s to see what I could find there. Well hope…

Diamonds are Forever

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Sixty years. The diamond anniversary they call it. Not sure if Grandma knew that this year, but she missed her chance at scoring yet another ring with a big ole rock. If you know my grandma, you can picture just about all ten of her fingers sporting at least one ring, but a few may even have a couple stacked. I ought to do a whole post discussing her rings. She has a story for each of them. Not all are worth huge sums of money, but those usually have…

Top 5 Friday: Sunrises

Top 5 Friday: Sunrises Sharing with y'all my most favorite sunrise pictures I have taken. sheerheart.org

Sunrises are one of God’s greatest gifts. As I get ready in the morning, my mind is moving even slower than my body. But boy my brain sure does turn on quick when I look outside and see the start of a beautiful sunrise. You can just tell when it is going to be good. All of a sudden, my brain is running. Where is my camera? In my closet? In my car? Where are my keys? How much time do I have? How long can I possibly wait before…

The Goings: Filling My Days with the Four-leggeds

Weaning Calves June 2016 - Cows - sheerheart.org

It sure has been a busy June. Already halfway through 2016. Unbelievable. But can’t complain too much about that. Halfway through just means I have had plenty of weekends so far in 2016 to have fun and toe the line with trouble! :) Figured it has been a hot minute since I shared pictures of cows with y’all. So today is the day, you’ll get to see lots of pictures. Disclaimer: not all pictures include four-legged mammals. Some contain no mammals at all. Also there may be a picture of…