What I want to know is where she got the money for a plane ticket.
So, I'm on my own for a bit but you deserve an update.
The weather here, like so many places, has been too rainy, snowy, windy or just plain cold to photograph outside. So I finally got a bit of blank indoor wall space cleared where there is some decent light. I sort of like the effect of the natural light, but I see that I'll need to devise some kind of fill light-reflector-thingy as the shadows intensify my
As you know, we mostly take these on our way out of the house when we head into the Big City for supplies. This was on a miserably cold day, and on top of this I wore a big old coat, big old scarf, and fleece lined gloves.
Photographing indoors invites more dog bombs. Here you see our elderly boxer, Sophie, wondering why Mom is standing here all weird and posey-like. She's also asking to go with us, but it was not to be.
Last weekend it warmed up considerably, and we had a very mild, 60ish-degree Sunday, so I decided to go all peep-toe in a pair of Ralph Lauren mules I lucked into. Some recent closet diving netted my old minty trench ... I'm sorry that I wasn't able to capture its elegant, slightly shiny texture.
I have to remember to wear this outfit again. Salespeople were amazingly attentive, like I had money or something. Had to be the coat.