Month: February 2022
What Would We Do?
As I sit in my cocoon of spring weather, surrounded by beautiful flowers and in touch with friends I am shaken from my comfort by images of snow, bombed buildings, desperate women and children fleeing from the ravages of war, and men street fighting for their country. How do we understand this difference between peace… Continue reading What Would We Do?
Another contribution to Cee’s Flower of the Day Photo Challenge at https://ceenphotography.com/2022/02/20/fotd-february-21-camellia/.
I’m baffled why the summer heat is so stifling now, when it didn’t bother me 70+ years ago when I was a mere child. We rode our bikes all over town in the middle of the day, with never a thought of what the temperature gauge showed. Sandlot ball games were another summer activity that… Continue reading Summer Heat
Happy Valentine’s Day
What says Happy Valentine’s more than red flowers in the United States and Teddy Bears in Mexico?
Teaching English? Oh, No!
“Will you help me with my English,” the 13-year-old Mexican youth asked? And, of course, I quickly said ‘sure’. Now I know better than to help anyone with anything, especially a child needing assistance with language. But reality didn’t sink in until he had left, smiling, and I had time to think ‘what have I… Continue reading Teaching English? Oh, No!
If Only I Had Known
– Marriage wasn’t necessary, and 4 certainly weren’t necessary – Parents can be challenged, but not without a price – Just because you are sisters, you don’t have to be best friends – It’s okay to lose things – Children are like dogs, they have to be fed and walked – Step-parenting is a challenge… Continue reading If Only I Had Known
CMMC–Teal or Turquoise
Cee’s Mid-Week Photo Challenge is Teal or Turquoise and here is my contribution to that color. Join others and join the colors at https://ceenphotography.com/2022/02/09/cmmc-february-color-teal-or-turquoise/
Pink is always a refreshing color, especially as we near Valentine Day. Join Cee’s Flower of the Day photo challenge and see lots more beautiful flowers https://ceenphotography.com/2022/02/08/fotd-february-9-waterlily/