• Aging
  • Friday, March 17, 2017

    “Let us read, and let us dance; these two amusements will never do any harm to the world.” ~ Voltaire Yesterday, when I was going to throw out the tulips, I couldn’t help notice the unique beauty of the long since past-their-prime flowers so I took time for a photo shoot before tossing them. This […]

  • Inspirational
  • Saturday, February 4, 2017

    “Look at how a single candle can both defy and define the darkness.” ~ Anne Frank When I look back at the lives my grandparents, and those who came before them, endured I see hardship and dark times. A closer look reveals a generous measure of community, faith, laughter, and even joy as well. I […]

  • Home
  • Friday, December 16, 2016

    “The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes.” ~ Marcel Proust (paraphrased)   Christmas carols playing softly, housework done and order restored, I open the front door to let Maya out, hoping she goes about her business quickly. It’s so cold out there. I stand on the front […]

  • Photography
  • Monday, December 5, 2016

    “Do you see that out there? The strange, unfamiliar light? It’s called the sun. Let’s go get us a little.” ~ Nora Roberts, The Hollow It’s just after four when I wake, bringing with me the remnants of a complicated dream. It began with an encounter with a reclusive writer and the clackety clack of his manual […]