23 June an animal {living outside the stacks} 2
I took a bit of an Instagram break last month, which explains all of the blank spaces in this month’s calendar. I’d had every intention of continuing to take pictures for the challenge but I ended up not picking up my camera at all. In fact, I barely even used […]

June in Pictures



Leopard and Lace {living outside the stacks} 6
I’m a lurker. I admit it. I know, I know, that’s awful. Bloggers should always support each other especially with comments and such but I usually don’t unless I have something important to contribute to the conversation. Again, bad blogger. Anyway, one of the blogs that I’ve been stalking for […]

Leopard, Lace, and Other Prints {and a bit of book ...



Bird [living outside the stacks} 2
The Hubs and I celebrated his 50th birthday in Florida. So very relaxing for him and fear conquering~ish for me. While The Hubs hung out on the beach, I stalked birds from the safety of my telephoto lens. I also took a few pictures of the water… You can see […]

Florida Vacation


White Peasant Top Jeans and Sseko Sandals {living outside the stacks} 10
The Hubs: “What’re you thinking about?” Me: “Nothing.” The Hubs: “Really? Your mind was just blank.” Me: “Yeah, it happens.” Like, seriously, there are times when my mind is like one gaping hole of absolute nothingness and then there are times when so much stuff is floating around in there […]

Flowy Top and Random Thoughts


Daenel with Camera {living outside the stacks} 3
I announced at the beginning of the month that I was taking a bit of a break from Instagram. I wasn’t sure how long I was going to be gone, but I knew I needed a time out. During my {un}planned break, I had every intention of picking up my […]

Back Behind the Lens



Coffee Talk {living outside the stacks} 2
I’d like to welcome you to Coffee Talk. If you’re new here, this is where I share some of the great and not~so~great stuff that I find on the web. Topics range from news stories that leave me scratchin’ my head to DIYs that I think are absolutely clever. And, […]

Coffee Talk: A Blessing



Lizard {living outside the stacks} 4
A few days ago, I posted a couple of pictures of a bird who was trying to build a nest in the light fixture just outside the door that I use to get to my car. I say that because, dude, had this bird succeeded, I would’ve had a bird’s […]

Betrayed By Nature