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Cousin Camp 2015

All PostsCousin Camp in Winter Park, Summer 2015I would have loved to have been able to be there and enjoy seeing them all together. I hope they continue to enjoy each other's company as they grow up.

After the Ball

I wonder what she's thinking... Not many good shots from this year's dance recital. The lighting is difficult, to say the least. But, I do like this one.

OLLI: Writing our lives

The is the 3rd or 4th time round that I have taken part in the "Writing Our Lives" class offer through our local OLLI@Auburn organization (Osher Lifelong Learners Institute at Auburn). I'm just a beginner! The class is filled with people who have been there for many...
Mailchimp rides again

Mailchimp rides again

I use Mailchimp on some other sites to get out updates from the blog function. Seems to work ok generating an email from an RSS feed. But, there are problems: the standard WordPress RSS doesn't send the featured images in the RSS feed. I like my images to show up in...

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I once studied to be an oceanographer… but alas I didn’t wind up working in that field. That doesn’t mean that the ocean is less fascinating to me. I just work with it differently.

An afternoon at Holy Trinity

An afternoon at Holy Trinity

I had some time to play with the camera today over at Blessed Trinity Shrine Retreat (Ft. Mitchell, AL). The light was bright and clear. This is truly Holy Ground. One of my special places in this world.

On to Philly and Longwood Gardens

On to Philly and Longwood Gardens

After saying farewell to Marty, and Bruce and Gene (not pictured anywhere) and departing Emmitsburg we proceeded on to Philadelphia (Germantown). Why I took no pictures in Germantown, I have no idea. But, we ventured south to visit Longwood Gardens.

Vacation Photos – second stop for visiting

Vacation Photos – second stop for visiting

After Gainesville, we spent a night on the road, and then proceeded to Emmitsburg MD to visit more friends. While we were there, we took time to explore Harper's Ferry. We had done Gettysburg battlefield on a previous visit. The day was very warm, but still, we...

Vacation Photos — first stop

Vacation Photos — first stop

We traveled to New England (Maine) by car this summer, so I toted the big camera along -- and used it! We made our first stop in Gainesville GA to meet with friends from college. War Eagle!!! Decades old friendships celebrated in the taproom at the Left Nut Brewing...

Pumpkin Pie

Pumpkin Pie

🙂 My aunt Priscilla gifted me with several quick, delicious recipes. This pumpkin pie recipe is so easy and so good. I loved it from day one, but it got even better when I started preparing my own pumpkin instead of canned. And, I'm generous when I measure the...

Bread of Life

I recently decided to take up the art of sourdough. Then "quarantine" came along and I can't actually put myself in an expert's kitchen in close quarters and I've had to go searching for instruction elsewhere. Voila! Youtube to the rescue. My friend, Leigh sent me a...

Christmas Markets on the Rhine

Christmas Markets on the Rhine

Back in December we took a river cruise:  Christmas Markets on the Rhine. We flew in to Zurich and spent a couple days before moving on to Lucerne for a couple of nights and then to Basel to embark on the river cruise on AMAWaterways aboard the  AMAMora. This was an...

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Journey to myself

  • I’ve been working on my photography skills of late. At times I focus on the technical aspects, but I find I must also learn to hone my vision. Shots of my grandson’s flag football game certainly indicate that I had a particular player as my focus. Also got some good photos of his family. It […]
  • Some mornings I just have to give up and get up. Most times, I can let the thoughts roll on by after considering them. I always think I’ll remember the insights when I get up. Alas, it seems that this is one of those days to get up and make notes of all those deep […]
  • Sometimes someone simply nails it: Sean Dietrich on Tuesday Here is the letter I got: “I’m struggling. My name is Joe, and I’m an addict. I’ve been to drug rehabilitation twice. I actually spent my 21st birthday there. Five years later, I’m still using drugs and I’m lying to my parents about where my money […]
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