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Guest Blogger/Photographer Rob Finds His Own Eye

I received the loveliest email and photo from a family friend in northern Illinois.  He graciously consented to be guest blogger today.  You might have read his comments on blog posts of mine.  He collects MGs and is a certified pie judge.  A dear friend.  What I always remember is how Rob and his wife Mary drove to Rockford, Illinois for my mother’s funeral service and also came to have lunch in Milwaukee  and offer friendship and support when I took Laura to college at Marquette.  Here is Rob’s note and photo-

I love following your blogs and the interesting subjects that you always seem to capture at the right moment.  You also inspire me as I sit and think deep thoughts about what is around me and look at things differently.  Today I finished up some yard work getting ready for the cold weather that is expected in the near future.  The temperature was around 64 degrees and it was a little cloudy.  As I sat on the patio enjoying a nice glass of wine, i took out my iphone and captured this photo that just seemed to be something unusual about it.  The reflection of the homes on the other side of the lake, the cloudy sky, the metal patio table, the branches of the tree and of course the glass of wine. Do I have an eye or should I go back to go?  Thanks.  Rob

 Do not go back to GO, Rob.  Keep finding moments and catch them.  Thanks for being such a great blog follower.



17 responses

  1. good to have friends like this!


    November 4, 2011 at 4:37 am

  2. Love Rob’s eye. Fully agree with his comment. Thanks for sharing.


    November 4, 2011 at 5:43 am

  3. What a sweet and thoughtful note. Great photo too.


    November 4, 2011 at 6:50 am

  4. what a great shot


    November 4, 2011 at 6:57 am

  5. connie

    Like the detailed design on the table. Sounds like a good way to enjoy the fruits of your labor :-))


    November 4, 2011 at 8:55 am

  6. Jill

    Keep shooting Rob! Awesome shot!


    November 4, 2011 at 8:55 am

  7. Vincie

    Great shot, Rob!


    November 4, 2011 at 9:07 am

  8. Sue Reinfeld

    A glass of wine never looked so good.


    November 4, 2011 at 9:40 am

  9. JB

    You’ve started something Ruth! We all look at the everyday moments differently now. JB


    November 4, 2011 at 9:55 am

  10. What a beautiful photo and what a great friendship! Thanks, Ruth, for sharing both with us.


    November 4, 2011 at 11:13 am

  11. He has an eye. I love this guy, MGs and pie tasting and nice to boot.


    November 4, 2011 at 12:10 pm

    • Thanks Greg. He is one great guy!


      November 5, 2011 at 12:09 am

  12. This is an AMAZING photo, in my humble opinion. Go Rob! 🙂


    November 4, 2011 at 9:28 pm

    • I know he will enjoy all the positive comments. My sister thought it could grace the cover of a wine magazine!


      November 5, 2011 at 12:10 am

      • I agree with your sister. 🙂


        November 5, 2011 at 10:29 am

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