Barre, Vermont · Cee's Odd Ball Photo Challenge · Challenge · Granite · Granite art · Granite Center of the World · humor · Photo Challenge · Photography

Barre’s Granite–Cee’s Odd Ball Challenge

I found these granite benches in the town of Barre, Vermont this summer. Barre, the self-proclaimed “Granite¬†Center of the World”.¬†is known for its great granite, and the town is adorned with wonderful street art showing the creativity of local articians. For more¬†information and pictures¬†of the granite art, go to¬†this website:,_Vermont#Granite_industry These particular benches show… Continue reading Barre’s Granite–Cee’s Odd Ball Challenge

Albert Einstein · creativity · Hats · humor · Monday Windows · photographs · Reflections · Windows

Monday Window and Reflections

It’s Monday and¬†time to look at more interesting windows as part of the Monday Window Challenge. Sit back, relax, enjoy and join the fun.   I loved this window at a retail shop in New England. What a clever way to introduce you to the¬†interesting items that¬†await you inside. And on that same trip, another… Continue reading Monday Window and Reflections

falling · Help · humor · Ladders · light bulbs

I Hate to Ask for Help

¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† HELP! For me, an IRS audit is less terrifying than asking someone to lend me a hand. Especially if it is for something personal, or for something I‚Äôve always done for myself, but age and good sense are suggesting I not do it anymore. For instance, changing a ceiling light bulb. Now really, I‚Äôve… Continue reading I Hate to Ask for Help

Arkansas · Guest Blog · humor · kathy stucker · Life · Pine Ridge, Arkansas · poem

A Good Life

Kathryn Stucker has contributed another delightful poem for today’s post. Makes you want to head to Arkansas, doesn’t it? WE GOT FLEAS ON THE DOG, CHIGGERS IN THE GRASS, HORNETS IN THE BARN, AND TICKS GOD KNOWS WHERE;   BUT THERE‚ÄôS A SWIMMING HOLE NEAR, GIANT OAKS IN THE YARD, PINE TREES ON THE HILL,… Continue reading A Good Life

China · Doors · gates · Photography · Thursday Doors

Thursday Doors or Gates

I’ve gone back to pictures I took while in China for this week’s Thursday Doors Challenge hosted by Norm’s Miscellaneous Musings of a Middle Aged Mind. The blocked gate seemed unused and neglected, but still showing a hint of its once grandeur.