Category Archives: Family & Friends

Viet Nam revisited

There were 6-8 guys I’d call Army buddies; didn’t know any of them from Adam, but all of our lives crossed paths in Viet Nam.  While still in country, we scheduled a reunion more than two years hence — in … Continue reading

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Advent

‘Tis the season for everyone to hang their Advent calendar with little pockets for each day, and treats or ornaments from each pocket to mark each day. Here is a high-tech version of the Advent calendar. Created by a couple … Continue reading

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Trick or Treat

Look who rang my door bell last night! I recognized Harry Potter, forehead scar and glasses, but had to ask about his sidekick.  Ronald Weasley, I was told, and his friendly rat, Scabbers.  Having never read any Harry Potter books, … Continue reading

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Apple Picking

An overcast sky and mid-forty temps made for a crisp day of apple picking near Mondamin, Iowa.  No tree climbing was allowed so teamwork was necessary.  A dad and uncle support a 10 year old picker, while young cousins catch … Continue reading

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Broadway St., Nashville

This is my perception of what Nashville’s Broadway Street would look like on a semi-perfect September day on a late afternoon weekday.  While the shops, cars, neon lights and skyscrapers are an actual photo I took, the sky is my … Continue reading

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