death · musings · Present · that little voice · travel

Are We There Yet?

I would guess my folks wanted to stop the car, open the back door, kicking my sister and me off to the side of the road, and drive on in peaceful aloneness. How many times were they asked that question, and how many times did it go unanswered? The query lingers in my memory, recalling… Continue reading Are We There Yet?


Remember: not just Who and When, but also understand Why

Originally posted on babbitman:
Twice, in the last hundred years, ordinary people from countries around the world were called on to do the extraordinary. Volunteers from citizen democracies, conscripts from authoritarian regimes: all thrown into conflict, pushed to protect their friends from harm. Some were almost insanely brave, some were scared almost to death. Death, injury…

Norm's Thursday Door Photo challenge · Photo Challenge · Pictures

Turquoise Door for Norm’s Photo Challenge

I love the tiles and the lovely iron work found in this door. Seems very colorful and elegant. Once more I find wandering  the streets in San Miguel a visual delight. More great door pictures at

Cee Flower A Day Photo Challenge · flowers · Pictures

What Color Is Fall?

The trees in San Miguel aren’t turning beautiful shades of gold, red, orange, purple, yellow and brown. But, one thing this city is full of are beautiful fall flowers. See more lovely flower pictures at  

Cee's Fun Foto Challenge · Photography · Pick · Tools

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge–Tools

Tools are the prompt for this week’s Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge, and I found a few in my archives. Enjoy more tool pictures at   Found this beside a road near San Miguel.   This gentleman is repairing a hole in a road in San Miguel.   And I haven’t a clue what this is,… Continue reading Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge–Tools