The 'Ballroom in the Clouds' -- a/k/a Flagstaff Park -- brings back fond memories of a simpler time. When I was a kid, I remember picnics at the facility and dancing on the ballroom floor to the 1960s tunes from the jukebox sung by groups such [...]
What does it mean to 'live simply'? Strange enough, I think we know what it DOESN'T mean more than we do what it does mean. For me, it doesn't mean going shopping for things I don't really need. It doesn't mean creating or buying into self- [...]
I NEED A HAIRCUT!!
Don't you just love the colors and smells of summer flowers? This rose bush, bought for $6 at Giant last year, took hold, survived the winter and expanded to nearly three times its original size. PLEASE NOTE: I'm not a doctor or medical person AT [...]
I thought I'd post these clematis flowers in honor of a friend's 98-year-old mother who just passed away. We probably all wonder about death. Some worry; some don't. Some pass in peace; others don't. I wonder what part free will plays in laying the body aside [...]
The other day as I rode my bike up the canal, a gaggle of noisy geese flew downstream barely above the surface of the water. Instinct told me something spooked them. As I slowed to get my camera ready, this beautiful bald eagle soared from a [...]