03-10-09 Sleeping Cat – Dubrovnik, Croatia

“The name you will never guess. The name that no human research can discover, But the cat himself knows and will never confess.” TS Eliot This orange tabby cat was resting comfortably amidst the rush of tourists near the Stradun in Dubrovnik. He is a carbon copy of our cat, Mac, and apparently lives near…

03-07-09 Frozen Crab Apples

In our part of the world, we get more snow than freezing rain but in late November, 2005, we got rain and then cold temperatures. Everything was coated in a layer of ice. School was called off, trees broke and driving was difficult. But there was a silver lining – the clear, icy coating. I…

03-05-09 Cold News

On a Saturday morning a couple years ago, my wife sent me out to get the paper, which was wrapped in plastic due to a slow, cold drizzle that was falling. When I picked up the paper, I noticed that the water had beaded up on the plastic and then frozen. So, before I let…

03-03-09 Take A Leap (01)

This is South Point on the Big Island of Hawaii. South Point is billed as the southern-most point of the United States. So why not jump off the edge of the US? I didn’t jump but my son, Brian, did. I love the scream that seems to be frozen at the time the photo was…