…Not on my Deathbed…

Let my sentence come forth from thy presence…  (KJV) Only you can say     that I am innocent,     because only your eyes     can see the truth. (CEV) Psalms 17:2 Death is right around the corner…maybe not the next corner but it’s surely waiting behind one of them. Last week, I had a “scare.”  You know the…

Cee’s Compose Yourself Photo Challenge:

Landscapes:  Below are my entries into Cee’s Landscape Challenge   New York City Skyline from Ellis Island The above photo was taken from Ellis Island.  I loved the way the lamp posts diminish into the background creating a sense of depth.     I took this photo when my son and I visited New York City….

Cee’s Oddball Photo Challenge

An Atypical Day at The Beach Well this is quite odd, indeed!  Oh to have more of those odd-ball days-they help to keep us young! This photo is my entry into Cee’s Odd-ball Photo Challenge

“Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge”

Tongues & Tails Such a wonderful day!  Corinne-my wife, gets an unexpected kiss from Maggie.  This was taken on a cold winter’s walk at Hampton Beach New Hampshire. This is Dr Jones-Jonesie-sitting on the balcony watching our two dogs roughhousing in the snow.  I like to think he’s taunting them because he’s safe and warm…

Go Out with Joy

“For you shall go out with joy, And be led out with peace; The mountains and the hills Shall break forth into singing before you, And all the trees of the field shall clap their hands.” Go “out” with joy and be led “out” with peace  Sometimes you just need to go out to flourish….

Cornmeal Dumplings

When I have a chance to reminiscence about the south, I always think about some mighty good cooking, and boy, could my mom ever cook!  If you have a minute, come on with me and lets take a walk down memory’s lane: “I can still r’member, rite good, them Sundays!  My mama would cook up a big…

Lucy and Ethel

(The following is my response to today’s prompt-Buddy.) I’m so lucky my best friend is also my wife. We’re far from suave, polished and “high- falutin.” Nah…that’s not even close to being us. Paint us goofy, uncoordinated, and great eaters of shoe-leather; as we’ve mastered the art of “opening mouth and inserting foot.” We’re a whole lot like…

Watercolor #2: Solitude’s Comfort

Watercolor painting #2 has finally progressed, albeit slow, from the sketch stage to adding a little color.  I think I may have a lot of fun with this one too!  She’s quit rough and ragged around the edges but she’s my baby and she’ll come along with a little tender loving care.