Saturday, April 30, 2016

Saturday, April 9, 2016

The Shimmering Spider Webs in the Fog in a Florida Garden

One foggy and hazy morning I looked out in the garden to find it dotted with white patches that I'd never seen before. I went out to investigate and found many spider webs from very productive spiders had appeared due to the droplets hanging precariously on the webs.

It reminded me that sometimes things are right in front of us but we can't see them until the circumstances are right.

Here are a few examples of their brilliant work.

Sunday, April 3, 2016

Harnes Marsh, Lehigh Acres, Southwest Florida

For five years I didn't know this lovely marsh preserve and hiking trail existed and it's the prettiest trail I've been on in Florida. It's called Harnes Marsh and it's literally five minutes from the house. I started taking walks here regularly. The marsh is known for its beautiful birds. Here are a few photos of the marsh and bird life.

Sunday, March 27, 2016

Affordable Professional Non-Profit Grant Writing Services by Expert with 30+ Years of Experience

If you follow this photo blog you already know that I run a French Alps and Provence Tour company with my British partner. 

But you may not know that I am also a professional grant writer for non-profit agencies in the United States. Before moving to France part-time, I had a very successful and thriving grant writing consulting business in Los Angeles. Since I wanted to dedicate more time to family, travels, and creative pursuits (like this blog), I downsized my consulting business and now only choose non-profits and causes that I am most passionate about. As a result, I have literally cut my normal rates to about 1/3 of what they were in Los Angeles. I am back in the U.S. now but still work remotely via phone and internet. I have clients all over the United States.

I am also a Non-Profit Coach and Consultant. I work independently and also through

If you are interested in hiring a grant writer and nonprofit expert with 30+ years of experience at a ridiculously low rate, please contact me on my website or comment on this post with contact information: