I love to capture people’s facial expressions with my camera. One photo I took over 10 years ago always makes me smile. The “subject” was a young woman preparing to dance in a group of other women during the Hindu festival, Diwali, (or Festival of Lights) at a large park near me. Already several groups … More Beauty and Grace
Happy New Year!! As I wrote this I realized how well this story could apply to preparing for the new year. Over the past 10 years I bought VHS tapes of old television shows, movies, and Disney movies that my family loved. I watched many of the Disney ones with my first son when he … More Out With The Old and in With The New
During the holiday season there is a mixture of varying emotions. There are many who are caught up in the holiday decorations, music, gift giving and receiving , Santa Claus, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa and Jesus’s birth celebration, and of course New Years Day. Depending on our religious or spiritual preferences many of us love Christmas or … More Holidays Are Not Always Happy For Everyone
Last year was one for the records! So many people have been sick, lost jobs, businesses, homes, and lives. 2022 hopefully will be better. 2022 is a new year!! Let’s make it one we will remember as a wonderful, positive, love-filled one. That doesn’t happen magically. We have to want it to be a better … More Make This New Year a Great One!
Over ten years ago my husband, son and I traveled from North Carolina to South Carolina to share Thanksgiving with our respective families. My brother, J, and his wife, D, and my nephew and wife live in Simpsonville, South Carolina. My husband’s family lived in Greenville. For most family holidays we usually stayed at J … More A Lukewarm Thanksgiving Turkey