Category Archive: A-Z Miscellaneous

Still Waters

He leads me beside the still waters. He restores my soul. Upper Michigan Psalms 23

Lens-Artists Challenge #115 – Inspiration

“This storm will pass. Although, it has tested our strength, our foundations, our roots, we will arise stronger, wiser, and smarter.” Charles F. … Lens-Artists Challenge #115 – Inspiration

Staying Human

It’s not so much staying alive, it’s staying human that’s important. What counts is that we don’t betray each other. -George Orwell

The Bat and The Cat

The Bat and The Cat

Mom Today’s Diary

What was it like to be a 17 year old Polish immigrant teenage girl in Chicago in 1948? My Mother-in-law, who passed from this life on the day after Mother’s Day 2015, left… Continue reading

Mama

Mama

Under the Milky Way Tonight

MilkyWay

Beginnings and Endings

I was watching a YouTube video the other day of a circa 1971 performance by James Taylor. I’ve always loved this song, but it was his spoken words before and after the song… Continue reading

Corned Beef Brisket with Apple Cider Red Cabbage and yummy root Veggies…

Corned Beef Brisket with Apple Cider Red Cabbage and yummy root Veggies…

Fragile / Deadly

“Those candle flames were like the lives of men. So fragile. So deadly. Left alone, they lit and warmed. Let run rampant, they would destroy the very things they were meant to illuminate.… Continue reading

Ski Brule

#JoinInDaily with Johnny Wills Today’s Theme, “Slopes”

Blurs and Unsharp Photography – Guided Play

Blurs and Unsharp Photography – Guided Play 2016, Final Plus Post Graduation Album

On Solitude

I spent a week alone in that little A-Frame beach cottage recently.  I did have some time with friends who dropped by, making sure I was okay…but mostly, I spent the time alone… Continue reading

Another Saturday morning with Tom

Running down a dream…working on a mystery…going wherever it leads… ~Tom Petty  

Free

Like a bird on the wire like a drunk in a midnight choir I have tried in my way to be free. ~Leonard Cohen

On Seeing

“What we do see depends mainly on what we look for. … In the same field the farmer will notice the crop, the geologists the fossils, botanists the flowers, artists the colouring, sportmen the cover for the game. Though we may all look at the same things, it does not all follow that we should see them.”

Hug from Dr. Leo Buscaglia

I took the day off from work today to do nothing more than recharge. Recharge my mind, body, and spirt. So, I started off with a healthy breakfast, cued up a Phil Collins… Continue reading

The Gary Sinise Foundation Soaring Valor trip to National WWII Museum

On a personal note…My 91 year old Dad was honored by the GarySiniseFoundation with a trip to New Orleans to visit…

One thing I’ve learned about sunsets…

One thing I’ve learned about sunsets…

Isn’t she lovely?

The most beautiful baby girl in the world has grown up to be the most beautiful bride I’ve ever seen.

All A Blur

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I have only one thing to do and that’s…

I have only one thing to do and that’s

Lake Superior

#JoinInDaily by Johnny Wills

Resilience

*Resilience*

Cross River Falls, Schroeder MN

Cross River Falls, Schroeder MN

“Why do you go away? So that you can come back. So that you can see the place you came from with new eyes…

“Why do you go away? So that you can come back. So that you can see the place you came from with new eyes and extra…

“Time is what we want the most, but what we use the worst,” ~William Penn

“Time is what we want the most, but what we use the worst,” ~William Penn

Featherdale Wildlife Park

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River Birch

River Birch

My mentor said, ‘Let’s go do it,’ not ‘You go do it.’ How powerful when someone says, ‘Let’s!’

My mentor said, ‘Let’s go do it,’ not ‘You go do it.’ How powerful when someone says, ‘Let’s!’

Here’s Looking at You, Kid

For #JoinInDailySpecifics with Optical Drifter

Girl, Please

#WordlessOnWednesday

Skipper of the vessel, Bliss

Skipper of the vessel, Bliss

Anderson’s Dock Boathouse

#JoinInDaily with Johnny Wills

Amtrak

For #joinindailyspecifics with Optical Drifter

Destination: Grand Ole Opry

Destination: Grand Ole Opry

Outside the Lines

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Cooking Essentials

For #joinindaily and Johnny Wills

For #FarmFriday

For #FarmFriday Farm Friday curated by Ellie Kennard , Steven Kennard and Susanne Stelle

Tiger

#JoinInDailySpecifics with Optical Drifter Today’s theme is “Cats Noses!”