Freedom · July 4th · protests · Uncategorized · United States

July 4, 2018

July 4, 2018 Can I celebrate this day the way I have past Independence Days: without thought, concern, doubt, fear, disgust, or alarm? The question plagues me as I watch the sun rise on this two hundred and forty-second birthday of the United States of America. On this day more than two centuries ago a… Continue reading July 4, 2018

colorful · colors · Dutch Goes the Photo · Photo A Week Challenge · Photo Challenge · Tuesday Photo Challenge · Uncategorized

Color Abounds in San Miguel de Allende

If you want color, visit San Miguel de Allende, Mexico. Local parades, homes, doors, add spice and color to life in this delightful city. And these pictures are my contribution to Dutch Goes the Photo Tuesday Photo Challenge with the prompt of Colorful. See more color at Early morning sunrise catches the multiple hues in… Continue reading Color Abounds in San Miguel de Allende


A Family That Prays Together

Attending church isn’t a routine I embrace, but hey, the kid asked, and I said yes. Exiting the house I gulped, my eyes darting from the parked car in the driveway to the teenage boy beside me. What do I do, get in the car or backtrack and renege on my word? I stopped before… Continue reading A Family That Prays Together

becky b of winchester · June · Photos · Pictures · roofs · Uncategorized

Chinese Rooflines

BeckyB’s June challenge is all about roofs, and I found these roofs in China some years ago.I liked the graceful slopes in the first shot, and the amazing intricacies in the next two rooves, as some would call them. See many more great roof photographs at Stay tuned…more to come.

Cee's Flower of the Day Photo Challenge · flowers · Photo Challenge · Photography · Uncategorized

Cee’s Flower of the Day Photo Challenge–Hibiscus

My contribution to Cee’s Flower of the Day Photo Challenge features Hibiscus found in La Grange, TX. The heat must bring out the best in this flower.  

A2Z April Challenge · Uncategorized · Y for Years · years

A2Z Challenge–Y for Years

Continuing with my words for each letter in the alphabet, I selected Years for the letter Y. I admit having difficulty trying to decide what words to use for X and Z, but eventually I will get to those, I just don’t know when. Years When I breached the 70s mark I gasped, surprised I… Continue reading A2Z Challenge–Y for Years