I enjoy all kinds of artistic pursuits and have tried my hand at painting, lampworking, writing, stained glass, jewelry, and all kinds of crafts to, of course, photography. 

I spent most of my career working for small town newspapers as an editor, photographer, columnist, graphic designer, and reporter here in Arkansas.

Now I am taking life a little easier – no deadlines, long hours, and did I mention no deadlines. But, I would be remiss to say I didn’t miss it, sometimes. I enjoyed meeting people from all walks of life and the opportunity to see and know things before they ever went to press. Each day was an adventure.

In doing that job I carried a camera almost everywhere I went and took lots of photos. With this blog I hope to combine two of my favorite things, my love for words and photographs.

16 responses »

  1. adrianduque89 says:

    Thank you for stopping by my blog. Your blog is awesome!

  2. babso2you says:

    Thank you Sheila for the like on my blog for my beef stew! It was yummy! Come back and visit now, OK? Hugs — Barb

  3. Humbled Pie says:

    Because I enjoy your blog so much, I have nominated you for the Reader Appreciation Award. You can read about it on my blog. http://humbledpie.wordpress.com/2012/06/04/musings-from-the-darkroom-blog-recognition/

  4. Hi Sheila:), just wanted to say thank you for stopping by my blog with your “Likes” and “Following”, it`s appreciated and inspiring! I look forward to continue following your blog in here, I have enjoyed what I`ve seen so far, wonderful pics and good words! Have a marvellous day:)

  5. babso2you says:

    Lovely blog Sheila! Thank you for the like on my recipe Dijon Chicken! I hope that you try it!

  6. Delta Moxie says:

    Sheila, Thank you for stopping by and liking my blog. It means the world! From your pictures, I was wondering if are you located in the same area I’m in? Enjoying your blog! Love the posts about cotton!

    • Sheila says:

      Glad I found you. Through your post I also found some other Arkansas bloggers. Love, love your artwork. I am also an artist. I am in Northeast Arkansas.

  7. Your blog is fab, absolutely enjoyed reading and seeing your blog – thank you for inspiring me 🙂

  8. Thanks for visiting my blog! Looking forward to reading more of yours.
    Brenda

  9. Steph says:

    I nominated you for the One Lovely Blog Award! You can check out the rules and grab the award on my blog, but it’s a no-strings-attached-award, so you don’t have to do anything unless you want to.
    Stephanie

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