11-25-12 Happiness

There are many ways to picture happiness but I would choose the look on Evie’s face from this Thanksgiving’s celebration to illustrate it. It’s hard to know what she’s thinking, but in the arms of her loving great grandmother, it can only be good things. . . .

09-19-12 The Youngest Shep

I don’t know what it says about me that I take more pictures of things than I do of people. I don’t know the answer to that but I do know that I don’t see my youngest son, Jon, enough. This photo was taken near Sitka, Alaska, a few years ago. At the time, Jon…

Four Amigos

Here’s my stream of consciousness: foot prints in frost (yesterday’s post) makes me think of foot prints in the sand. Foot prints in the sand make me think of Mexico. Mexico makes me think of family trips. Family trips reminds me of photo I took of the Four Cousins in Mexico a few years ago:…

An Angel Dances the Charleston

Gladys, born in 1912, passed away yesterday at the age of 97. She was my father’s sister and when I was growing up, we would make the trek out to Olympia, Washington, every other year to visit her. Like my aunt Betty in California, Gladys moved to the west coast from South Dakota looking for…