Do you remember dot-to-dots? For those of you who are younger, a dot-to-dot is a hidden picture which is exposed when one uses a pencil to connect numbered dots, in order.  I always loved dot to dots.  They were part puzzle, part mystery, and part art.  On the more complicated ones, it could be difficult … Continue reading Dot-to-dots


I have a different view of freedom these days.  Before, I rarely travelled outside the US, and when I did, it was to tourist destinations. Now, I have been to countries where freedom is spoken, but not lived out.  My navy-blue passport allows me access to places where others cannot move about freely.  That alone was … Continue reading Freedom


After a friend commented on this one, I pulled it out of the vault from 2011. When the rug gets pulled out from under you due to life’s ups and downs you find yourself falling.  How you land isn’t even up to you it feels.  On your back, butt, knees or maybe… on your face.  … Continue reading Faces

Summer Song

  There is something magical about porch sitting, and it really doesn’t matter whose porch I am on, they are all enchanted to me. Today the carpet of grass is silver with dew, the wet dirt is deep red from summer rain.  The green extends to the edge of a forest. The morning light is … Continue reading Summer Song