Spring is rearing its head

Spring is rearing its head

Why is Winter behaving like the angry man who stomps out slamming the door, only to return multiple times spewing things like “And one more thing!!!!” SLAM! However — the flowers are bustin’ out all over in between the frigid...
Looking back — Camino

Looking back — Camino

Four and a half years ago — in September 2013, I joined a friend to walk the Via Frances (Camino de Santiago de Compostela) in Spain — we did start in St. Jean Pied de Port, France, but by day 2 we had made our way to Roncesvalles, Spain by crossing...
Let those who have ears…

Let those who have ears…

I admit that I struggle with “the Church” and with the apparent ideologies of parts of the church that I deal with… like the Cursillo Movement. I admit that I struggle to be inclusive, to remember and love these entities that I struggle with, even...
Backbutton focus

Backbutton focus

So — I wonder if this method would have made better shots of the hummingbirds outside my window. Next season, I think I’ll give it a try… maybe test it out on some fast moving grandchildren. It is fortunate that I too shoot with a Canon 6D, so these...

Cultural Appropriation – Really?

I was reading a piece in the Washington Post concerning “Cultural Appropriation.” The whole thing struck me as absurd, so my next step is to research this term and what it means to folks. From Wikipedia (via Google): Cultural appropriation is the adoption...
Notes to self

Notes to self

Some great places to learn Divi and get help: (list to be updated regularly, I hope) Elegant Themes Blog – the creators of Divi offer some good ideas and tutorials Quiroz.co – tutorials and more DiviThemeExamples – examples of themes, tutorials and...
Fall in New England

Fall in New England

We spent a long weekend in Westerly, RI visiting my husband’s family. Now that is what Fall should be like… frost in the morning, cool, clear beautiful days, and trees beginning to burst out in fiery colors. At home it was in the 80’s. In New England...
Cousin Camp 2016: first images

Cousin Camp 2016: first images

Once again, I’m not at Cousin Camp. But, I can enjoy the pictures. There’s a new kid in town this year:  Luke is probably not sure what’s going on, but he seems to be taking it in stride....
Welcome Luke

Welcome Luke

Luke showed up yesterday. He weighed in at a healthy 8lb 9oz and is doing very well. I got to hold him for a while, which is one of the most pleasant of my recent experiences. I pray that this child will be healthy, happy, safe, gentle and kind. I pray for him to...
Cousin Camp 2015

Cousin Camp 2015

All Posts Cousin Camp in Winter Park, Summer 2015 I would have loved to have been able to be there and enjoy seeing them all together. I hope they continue to enjoy each other’s company as they grow...

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