Our earliest blooming flower - the Lenten Rose.
Our most colorful winged visitor - the rose breasted grosbeak.
An unwelcome squirrel trying to push around our decorative bunny.
Sunset on Lake Michigan.
And in the harbor.
A cheeky little house finch.
Majestic blooms from our Sum and Substance hosta.
Our grandson-in-law showing his son some of the sights in our pond.
An alert meerkat living up to it's reputation for inquisitiveness and vigilance at the Rocky Mountain Zoo near Colorado Springs.
The deteriorating boardwalk on my favorite trail in Indiana Dunes State Park.
My two favorite princesses - both my namesakes - Tessa Mary and Mary Addison born two weeks apart!
To see many more varied and beautiful pictures from 2011, visit Beth's I Should Be Folding Laundry.