On my last trip to Arizona, I was delighted at how well my social traffic app works to share real time traffic conditions and save time and gas money.
Our Human Condition
I didn’t end up in (or under) any of the Kansas floods. My house DIDN’T wash away. (knock on soggy wood) although I shouldn’t count that out yet.
I’ve chosen to post this video of the Reverend Clementa Pinckney, one of the killer’s victims. He talked to visitors about his church’s history, which was born in resistance to the very kind of racism…
Without a certain amount of sacrifice, we won’t be able to accomplish our goals and dreams for ourselves and for our loved ones. I think back to my Mother who…
Is Possibility the same as Probability? We go through life grappling with probable and possible events that keep us on our toes and make us strive harder to merge them into one…
Ever as I face my daily challenges, I always look for reasons to be grateful. In the midst of struggle are glimpses of great good. Cherish them. Express gratitude for them.
Death has a way of equalizing life, causing priorities to slip effortlessly into place.. Not our Eric… the genteel giant, and dignified Baltimorean, with Clint Eastwood grit and a Mr. French accent.
When I was a kid we had a big lawn and the cheapest lawnmower on the block. ..our lawnmower was always covered in rust and when pushed shrieked like a banshee in heat.
Several years ago, I found myself enjoying the early morning hours more and gradually switched over to being an early bird. I don’t know what the genesis of the change was but I can say I like it.
Everywhere we look in the world, there are intricate patterns awaiting to capture our attention; from a spider’s web to the striations on a leaf, we are surround by intricacies that keep our world magical.
I wake to the quiet—a split of time held in smoky purity …but then a thought imposes–a heavy tsk-tsk that makes my head bow and my stomach curl. It’s a call to suffering, a shift towards fear…
A happy heart is a softer, more compassionate heart. It is not motivated to hurt or malign others… so seize the moments that come and cherish them.
This morning…my cousin rang me to tell me that Auntie Ed, at the grand age of 99, had passed away. While I understand when people say what a life she had, and yes she sure did…I am sad.
Capturing motion is a beautiful way to convey a story in a photograph, sometimes even more so than a photo of the same subject in a stationary pose.
I never became a lawyer, but I did fall in love with Della Street. It seemed to me that Della was the perfect woman. Day or night, she was forever doing whatever Perry asked…
What a beautiful Sunday morning. I was sitting on the porch today with Daisy, our Jack Russell mix, and Jaco our black lab/pointer mix. Without any notice at all Jaco bound from the top step…
Some folks are so casual with spewing hateful words around their kids; they think they are too young to understand or that they are not paying attention, but that is not always the case.
I encourage you to set your alarm for the early hours, grab your first (several) cups of coffee, and challenge yourself to capture an outstanding photograph in the early morning light.
Our parents are typically our first mentors but, throughout our lives, we do connect with other people who guide us and help us grow.
Who actually decides how movies are rated? How do they know who should watch what and the type of effect it would have on them?
So recognizable is this statue that most people ignore its disproportional elements. The head is large for the body, as are the hands, but many people have commented on one aspect of this statue—David’s penis.
A heartfelt thanks to everyone. I have often written about how quickly time passes. Seconds disappear before our very eyes, with little or no conscious acknowledgement of them.
Each of these brilliant thinkers, from different historical periods and locations, tackled the subject of perfection and came away with the recognition that it includes shades of grey areas.
What does strength mean to you? What does it have to do with motivation and starting the week with a get up and go attitude?
Today is the first day of spring and with it comes all the wondrous things we love about it; soon the buds will show their heads, the sun will greet us in the morn, and flowers will bloom in many colors.
I couldn’t resist picking up my brushes to see what I could do with it. For those of you who are interested, this piece is acrylic on untempered masonite.
Tears welled in Mary’s eyes as she said, “I’m feeling out of control, George. I seem to be surrounded by chaos, and I can’t seem to find any space away from it.
As parents, our responsibility is to our family, true, however, if we don’t take care of ourselves and our needs, we won’t be able to truly give our best.
The incident I’m going to describe didn’t happen overseas; it happened at New York’s Kennedy Airport, a simple scene but one that still lingers with me.
As we celebrate the achievements of women this month, lets pause and consider how we might make a difference in the lives of young girls and women on our communities.