“Our birthdays are feathers. . .

. . .on the wings of time.” ~~~Jean Paul Our beautiful granddaughter, Zoë Alyson Calhoun, turned TWO on September 7th.  Hubs and I were fortunate to be able to attend her birthday party… Continue reading

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Terms of Endearment

I had the opportunity this past Sunday to visit the Suri Alpaca farm that has recently been established by friends of mine.  These “Suri” Alpacas (the most uncommon breed here in the United… Continue reading

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Tattered Wings and Other Things

(For my poem, Tattered Wings, click here.) Since I have photographed butterflies, and for years before that observing them with my eyes only, I have known that this time of year brings about… Continue reading

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Tucked Away

I was going through my OVERLY large file of photos on my computer, doing my best to dump a lot of the detritus that builds up when I decide to download everything from my flash… Continue reading

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A Long-awaited gift

For those of you who are readers of my writer’s blog, “Reflections From a Cloudy Mirror,” you may remember the story of one of the heart breaking moments of my life as a… Continue reading

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Smiles of a Sunday Afternoon

When we arrived home after church this afternoon, I took the time to take some photos of  some of the flowers, planted and growing in a rusted out wheelbarrow, that I have been… Continue reading

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Phoenix Rises, et al

These are the other photos of the mountainscapes with cloud shadows that were taken on May 28, 2012 while driving along the Blue Ridge Parkway.  One of the photos accompanied the poem ,… Continue reading

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“Bright shining as the sun”

I captured this beautiful female Spicebush Swallowtail impatiently flitting from one blossom to another.  She managed to light long enough on some for me to snap a few photos.  These pics do not… Continue reading

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A Knoxville Afternoon

Some photos from my recent trip to Knoxville.  I took these on Saturday, July 21st.  It was the day of our son Adam’s 34th birthday.  A great day all around.  The photos below… Continue reading

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How disappointing!

First, let me tell you that Ashley and I had a great weekend!  I finally got to visit with a girlfriend from High School.  She moved to California  after her marriage some 36… Continue reading

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