One Thing Leads to Another…

Cat with whiskers

People warn you about this kind of stuff all the time.  Look before you leap.  It’s a “slippery slope”.  There will be consequences for your …

Merry Christmas to You and Yours

Vintage Christmas Figures

    Blessings,  

Winter Wonderland

Iron Finials with Ice

Winter road trips northward can be risky endeavors.  Part of our family lore is the recalling of an ill-fated trip to Oklahoma one Christmas morning. …

An Ice-Wrapped Gift

Holiday Front Door

I’m not a fan of the cold. Unless it means I get to stay inside these doors. Wooohooo! That’s something I can cheer about! It …

The Art of Creek Walking

Crinoid Fossils

A dry creek bed on an autumn day is just too good to resist.    Our family loaded up for a little After-Thanksgiving outing. Not …

Thanksgiving Stuffing

Thanksgiving Dressing

Thanksgiving gatherings can be different things for different families.  For some of you it’s lovely table settings and festive centerpieces. For my family its about …

In From the Cold

Succulents in the Light

It’s kind of crowded in my kitchen.  The not so cold-hardy plant bargains I couldn’t pass up a while back are now taking up some …

Late Afternoon Illumination

Southern Zambia Village in the Late Afternoon

Colorful fabrics.  Warm smiles.  Tall grass. If you ever have a chance to spend a day in a southern Zambia village these are a few …

A Gift Remembered

IMG_6623_game_viewing

Her face is unknown to me.  Maybe her image is captured in some of the photographs I took that chilly morning.  I don’t know. Her …

Getting to the Point

Science Hamster with Magnet

Kids.  Almost a hundred of them. Pencils.  So many pencils. Friction.   Wearing down those pencils.   Pencils that need to be sharpened. It’s a …