Black and White Photo Challenge: Tables, Chairs, Picnic Tables

Reputed to have belonged to my great great grandmother, Eliza Jordan Westmoreland who was born in 1842, this chair is now in my possession. Last April my sister and her first love were married in a wonderful ceremony. They are both in their 60s, and this is the second marriage for each of them. They…

Last on the Card – August 2022

Brian at Bushboys World has asked us to post the last photo on our SD card or last photo on our phone for the 31st August, with no editing. From my Samsung phone, an accidental photo. I have no idea what this is… And from my Canon camera… Linked to Last on the Card

Back to School

Originally posted on Believing for Ben:
If I live to be 150 years old I won’t get over the fact that schools around here now begin the new school year the first week of August. And on a Friday. When I was in school… But that’s ancient history, and now is now. Grandson Ben is…

Our miracle boy is 12!

Originally posted on Believing for Ben:
Grandson Ben celebrated his 12th birthday this week, and I was so glad I was able to make the trip last weekend to watch him play in a soccer match and to celebrate early with him. Ben does not remember anything at all about his health problems as a…

American Red Squirrel

American Red Squirrels are characterized by their bushy, dark red tails and their white eye circles. This one was spotted at the bird feeder at my cousin’s vacation home in western North Carolina. However, none of us had ever seen a Red Squirrel before. Where I lived in northern Indiana for many years, the squirrels…

Changing colors

Watching the changing colors of the blooms on my Flowering Quince bushes has been interesting this year, especially in light of the freezing rain and snow we’ve had since they first began to bloom for the season. The Flowering Quince that bloomed in January was a fuchsia color at first… Two months later it is…