Summer Is Over

Tonight is the last night of summer. You can see autumn coming today in the color of the lace hydrangea leaves. Where did summer go? I have a record of sorts; a list of the everyday routines. I wake up when Freddy jumps out of bed. This happens between 5:00 and 5:30. Sometimes, but rarelyContinue reading “Summer Is Over”

An Interview with Bruce Barone

A few weeks ago, my friend,  Gretchen Smith Matthews,  an Inspirational Blogger, wrote on her website (Saving her words here on my site for remembrance.) “Bruce Barone is a professional photographer I ‘met’ through Instagram and who I’ve followed for about 2 years. I truly enjoy seeing the joy-filled photos he posts of his garden,Continue reading “An Interview with Bruce Barone”

Greetings From Asbury Park

I am thinking about Asbury Park, New Jersey. Not specifically this album, although it is one of my all-time favorite albums and dare I say one of the best rock and roll albums of all time. Certainly in the Top 100. This album, this artist, Bruce Springsteen, I’ll save for another Blog post. But letContinue reading “Greetings From Asbury Park”

Good Advice for The New Year

Begin here. Begin now. Be here now. I believe I am making the world a better place with beautiful photography. If you are looking for beautiful portrait, nature, or documentary photography, or someone you know is looking for photography that helps to create a more artful and beautiful life, please contact me.

Happy New Year

Wishing you a Happy New Year. Can I get a drum roll please? And how about a prayer dears For Susan and me; we cough and sneeze All day long this first day of the year. She sleeps. I sleep. We take turns. I had to put the brisket in the crock pot. Will notContinue reading “Happy New Year”

Good Advice; Your Words Matter

Here’s some great advice from my friend, Jennifer Dukes Lee: “Here’s a little secret for writers: The way to write authentically is to pay attention to your regular life. “I have written three books, one Bible study, and thousands of blog posts. But it took me a while to get in touch with The Regular.Continue reading “Good Advice; Your Words Matter”

About October

I began the month with great expectations. Read the Bible daily. Practice yoga daily. Write daily. This I didn’t accomplish. But Susan and I did begin a new season of volunteering in the Bridges Together Program . Here are two of our students–4th graders. I made some delicious food. Here is a meatloaf with mushroomContinue reading “About October”

Happy Independence Day!

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Garden Gate

Today We hear The rain Before we see it Falling on the roof Smashing against the windows I see Two make cardinals in the garden And two female cardinals A dove and two sparrows In the far corner I see a gate A garden gate Now supporting The growing clematis   If you are lookingContinue reading “Garden Gate”