The best things in life are the people you love, the places you've seen, and the memories you've made along the way.

Granny’s Front Porch

Granny’s Front Porch

Some of the happiest moments of my childhood were spent on this front porch. I miss the swing , the smell of honeysuckle and watching the lightening bugs that seemed to float across the yard. I miss the laughter and tears, the family gossip and stories and the hymns we would sometimes sing. Most of all I miss those that gathered there […]

Memorial Day

Memorial Day

Saturday, I took Mom to the Little Rock National Cemetery to visit her Dad’s grave (shown above). It amazed me how many “Unknown” soldier’s are buried there. It saddens me to think of all the families that have no clue were their loved ones are. Because his body was never recovered, my Granny Whitney never […]

Happy Anniversary Wherever You Are

Happy Anniversary Wherever You Are

There are things we don’t want to happen but have to accept, things we don’t want to know but have to learn, and people we can’t live without but have to let go.

By the Light of the Crescent Moon

By the Light of the Crescent Moon

  Don’t tell me the moon is shining; show me the glint of light on broken glass. Anton Chekhov

It’s a Knock Out!

Knock Out Rose Bush

Knock Out® Rose The large Knock Out® rose bush in the corner of the yard is well over 6 feet tall and the smaller double Knock Out® (to the left) would be nearly as tall except the canes have fallen over. We planted the larger one about 10 years ago and the smaller about 4 […]

Pecan Alley

hwy 161, scott, arkansas, pecan, alley

I was doing a bit of location scouting this afternoon after attending a wedding shower in Little Rock. In a few more weeks the road will be completely covered by the pecan trees near Scott, Arkansas. Preliminary Shots of “Pecan Alley”

Make A Wish

dandelion

Wisteria Lane

Wisteria Lane

“And Spring arose on the garden fair, Like the Spirit of Love felt everywhere; And each flower and herb on Earth’s dark breast rose from the dreams of its wintry rest.” Percy Bysshe Shelley, The Sensitive Plant  

Shoot for the Moon

Shoot for the Moon

“Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you’ll land among the stars.” Norman Vincent Peale   Shot before the blood moon phase on April 3, 2015. Nikon D800E Nikkor 80-400mm f/4.5-5.6 at 400mm ISO 100 1/125 sec at f/11 Edited in Photoshop Lightroom and cropped

Dogwood

Dogwood

The Legend of the Dogwood In Jesus’ time, the dogwood grew To a stately size and a lovely hue. ‘Twas strong and firm, its branches interwoven. For the cross of Christ its timbers were chosen. Seeing the distress at this use of their wood Christ made a promise which still holds good: “Never again shall […]

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