Saturday, October 31, 2009

Sunday Drive

Steve and I have been taking little Sunday trips over the last month. And of course I made of point of having my camera with me every step of the way. Seems to me the month of October just went flying by! Our first Sunday drive was to Lambertville.

Lambertville Station has been converted into a restaurant, a complete 19th century restoration has made this a must see stop for visitors to the town.

Canal-side dining is also available, enjoy the calming sights and sounds of the D & R Canal.

This was our very first trip to this quaint and historic town located on the Delaware River. Formerly known as Coryell, George Washington's troops crossed the Delaware into Pennsylvania from here. There is a brief and interesting history of Lambertville provided by the Lambertville Historical Society.

The town saw a resurgence of popularity during the 1970's - 1980's when many artists were drawn to the town.

Today the town is full of quaint little antique shops, proud of their location and decorating to keep up appearences.

Shops with antique bicycles and building clocks

Shops that offer the best of the confections

Or maybe just a glimpse of the owner's own treasures

A place where one can clearly see modes of transporation from bygone eras



and Automobiles

A truly enlighting autumn day in the Garden State! More photos can be seen in my Flickr Lambertville Set.

Until next time ~ Live, Love, Laugh!

Happy Halloween!

Along the Raritan River, in Hunterdon county New Jersey is a small town that is BIG on the autumn celebration of Halloween. A few moments of your time is all you need to get a quick feel for the festivities...

Until next time - Live, Love, Laugh

Friday, October 30, 2009

Puppy Love

Friday Fun Foto

Having fun with flicker and Big Huge Labs, happy Friday! Until next time - Live, Love Laugh

Saturday, October 24, 2009

True Love

I came across a wonderful You Tube video while catching up on my blog reading this morning. I just couldn't help but smile when I saw this!

Special thanks to Snappy Di over at The Blue Ridge Gal for finding and sharing this! Be sure to stop by Di's blog for a wonderful trip through the Blue Ridge Mountains!

And for a real smile, here is my favorite Dog of all time!

Until next time ~ Live, Love, Laugh

Friday, October 23, 2009

Friday Fun Foto

Louie - The Thinking Lamb

We've had a couple of beautiful days this week, best summer days so far ( well, Indian Summer). And Louie has been certainly enjoying basking in the sunlight by window.

Monday, October 05, 2009

Mac: Grab - Great Screen Capture

Today I found a little utility called Grab located at Applications/Utilities/Grab. Very easy and included in the Mac OS.

As you can see from the Dock, there are quite a few applications installed. Pretty much the same as what I detailed yesterday.

I also came across a very interesting article this morning regarding the increase in Mac households . Looks like Apple is gaining some ground, but Windows is still out there!

Until next time ~ Live, Love, Laugh.

Sunday, October 04, 2009


So I got started using the Mac Mini on Wednesday, basically I just dusted it off and made sure all the Apple components were updated.

Thursday I got on line and downloaded some essentials I thought I'd need to keep me from switching back to the PC;
  • Remote Desktop
  • Flickr Uploadr
  • TweetDeck
  • Greasemonkey and scripts for Flickr
Friday I worked from home using the Mac and remotely connected to my work Vista PC. I checked my eMail and did what I had to do via RDC without any issues. Later in the day as I was on Flickr or Facebook Firefox just decided to crash, I had to restart Firefox and then go back upon my merry way!

Over the weekend I downloaded a few programs, Zuma's Revenge Trial (I've been playing Zuma on the PC for a couple of years and while it's quite mindless I find it relaxing. Kind of like "Whack a Mole" take your frustrations out on the poor mole!) While I'm not a fan of Pop-Cap games due to their use of pop-up Ads I gave the trial a try. I didn't get very far when the trial just closed down and made the system completely unstable. Needless to say the application has been removed and will not return.. ever! I then proceeded to download Nikon applications to help with photo editing, iPhoto is ok but I really prefer the MS Office Picture Manager. However, I think is only available with Office Professional/Enterprise for Windows. So, I'll probably be searching around for a photo editing/work flow program for the Mac. But first I'll test the Nikon applications to see if that works for me.

Until next time ~ Live, Love, Laugh

Friday, October 02, 2009

Fall Flowers

Friday Fun Foto

Scruffy love's to play in the flowers!

Wednesday I took a trip with my brother to the Lyons, NJ VA Hospital. We found that they had a Greenhouse that is run by Veterans, signs were posted along the drive "Mums are Ready!" I just had to go check it out. Very nice greenhouse and a great deal on the plants. Next round will be for Poinsettias. We added ourselves to the mailing list!

Happy Friday, until next time - Live, Love, Laugh