grandmother · musings · throne · wheelchair

Why Didn’t You Tell Me?

Dear Grandmother, Why didn’t you tell me your life was hard? Why didn’t you complain about spending years in a wheelchair when you could no longer use your crutches or leg brace to get around? Why didn’t you point out how strong your arms had to be in order to swing from your cane back… Continue reading Why Didn’t You Tell Me?

Ahhha · father · Life · me · moments · Uncategorized

Aha Moments

Aha moments. They come at the strangest times, usually unexpectedly, and without immediate clarity that will help you understand the impact those moments will have on your life. One of those enlightening thunderbolts happen 13 years ago with an early morning phone call from my sister. “Dad has died.” As I put the phone down,… Continue reading Aha Moments

Cee's Fun Foto Challenge · clothes pin · geese · headstones · Life · pink · sculptures · side views · tombstones

Side Views of Life

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge this week is View from the Side, and here are several I found in my files just waiting to be exposed to the light of my blog. Take a side look at Cee’s challenge at: https://ceenphotography.com/2017/03/14/cees-fun-foto-challenge-view-from-the-side/                              … Continue reading Side Views of Life

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’S A SWIMMING HOLE NEAR, GIANT OAKS IN THE YARD, PINE TREES ON THE HILL,… Continue reading A Good Life

Beauty · Life · photographs · reblog · Trees

We Pass This Way But Once….

Originally posted on DAVID OAKES – IMAGES.:
I thought this may be of Interest…. Novembers Gold The image above is of one of several  very special  Veteran Oak’s that we often pass:- it was taken at the end of November.  A rich canopy of golden and brown Oak leaves. Fast forward to  June 1st the first meteorological…