Tuesday, December 18, 2012

Early Morning Fog.

Fog set in along Lake Anne on Monday morning, casting a beautiful white glow upon the community.

Saturday, December 8, 2012

Art at the Reston Museum.

(L-R) Jane Anthony, a weave artist from Reston, her husband Bob and Shelley Mastran, Chair, Reston Historic Trust,
share a light moment during a reception for the artists at the Reston Museum at Lake Anne Plaza. 

The Museum is hosting a holiday sale of art and handmade goods by Reston artists through mid January.

Some of the art available for sale includes pottery, jewelry, paintings, 
handweave items, journals, books by local authors and clothing.

Stop by and support the museum and local artists!

Friday, December 7, 2012

Beauty in Darkness.

One of the last trees with blooms looks beautiful against the night sky as the 
walkway lights cast a warm glow on it at Lake Anne Plaza.

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Autumn's Last Hues.

The vivid shades of red on a Japaneese maple tree in the Waterview Cluster
are one of the few colors remaining in the autumn season.

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Geometry Class.

Adding character to the plaza year-round, the geometric sculptures at Lake Anne Plaza 
revives as a water fountain playground for children during the summer.

Sunday, November 18, 2012

Reston Arts Market.

A beautiful day for the Craft Market at Lake Anne Plaza
The market is open each Saturday, wrapping up on December 8th with the annual Jingle on Lake Anne.

Morgan Johnson Norwood, a visual artist from Reston sells her colorful paintings, inspired by nature, at the market.

Saturday, November 17, 2012

Home Sweet Home.

A unique lakeside stroll beside the Washington Cluster homes at Lake Anne.

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Still Green With Beauty.

Autumn leaves float on the unique algae patterns caused by a small current in Lake Anne.

Monday, November 12, 2012


Members of the Northern Virginia Model Yacht Club get their sailboats 
into position for a race in Lake Anne near Washington Plaza.

Sunday, November 11, 2012

Green With Beauty.

A reflection of Heron House is cast onto the algae that is on the surface of Lake Anne.
The algae gives the water a green glow, making it picturesque yet unsettling.

Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Color In Bloom.

A bucket of gerbera daisies, set on the sidewalk in front of 
Lake Anne Florist, adds a bit of color to an overcast, dreary day.

Tuesday, November 6, 2012

Modern Meets Nature.

An abstract bench, carved from a tree, adds a touch of natural 
beauty to the modern design of a home in the Waterview Cluster.

Sunday, November 4, 2012


A mirror-like image reflects on a serene Lake Anne early Sunday morning as the sun rises.

Saturday, November 3, 2012

Gone Fishing.

Two lakeside residents bundled up for a cold day of fishing on Lake Anne.

Friday, November 2, 2012

Autumn Illumination.

The Waterview Cluster homes, which were inspired by the town of Portofino, 
bask in the autumn glow that illuminates Lake Anne.

Thursday, November 1, 2012


A colorful umbrella, set on a boardwalk bench in front of the Art Gallery, brightens up an overcast day.

Wednesday, October 31, 2012


Lake Anne takes on a painterly effect as the the warm autumn hues of the trees reflects onto the water.

Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Calm after the Storm.

Hurricane Sandy made her way through the area and has left Lake Anne with a bit of rain and wind.

Monday, October 29, 2012

Home Sweet Home.

A pale yellow birdhouse adds simple beauty to the woods along the Green Trail.

Sunday, October 28, 2012

Saturday, October 27, 2012

Unexpected Autumn Colors.

Callicarpa Americana, also known as Purple Beauty Berry 
vibrantly stands out from the fall foliage in the Waterview Cluster.

Friday, October 26, 2012

Thursday, October 25, 2012

This is the Life...

Man and best friend make their way along Lake Anne on an unseasonably warm autumn day.

Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Autumn's Beauty.

Trees in the Waterview Cluster bask in the warm glow of the setting sun.
Autumn is my favorite time of year. The beautiful colors displayed on the trees
captivate me each season as if I were seeing them for the first time.
This seemed like the perfect time of year to start this blog!