For the Birds #photoaday #project365

154 of 365. 83 in my Cranes for Hope project. Thanks to my nephew for making the little house. He gave it to me for my birthday.

Friendly Reminder

Friendly Reminder, originally uploaded by Sharon Gerald. Sometimes I just have to write a note to myself. This was taken using the Instagram app on my 2 megapixel iPhone camera. I used the Inkwell effect. I then pulled it into Picnik.com and added the 1960s effect for just a little more graininess. 🙂

In the Garden of Beasts by Erik Larson

37 of 52 in my 2011 book blogging challenge. Erik Larson’s In the Garden of Beasts is a fascinating tale of the American ambassador to Germany during the years preceding World War II. William Dodd was not what anyone would have expected of an ambassador. He was a college professor who lacked both the wealth […]