Category Archives: Water

Mom’s Birthday! And a little nostalgic look back at what must have been an interesting time

My (our) mother was born in Palmer, Iowa, just one hundred three years ago today. I imagine the birth took place in the bedroom of the farm where my grandfather worked. I wonder what she would think of all the things that have happened or haven’t happened since she passed away just 9 short years…

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Color or B&W

A friend recently challenged me to appreciate color images a bit more. In fact, I do appreciate them…but mostly when they’re done in black and white! Hah…not really.  I believe that some of my images are more properly viewed in B&W. Remember my three stories: my story when I found the image, the story in…

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Magic Carpet Ride

Steppenwolf did “Magic Carpet Ride” in 1968, fifty-one years ago! The hard rock beat and the song title found a nook in my brain where they’ve hidden in plain sight for these many years. Of course, I can’t remember any other lyric from the song.  Right now I feel like I’m on a magic carpet…

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A Plan or at least the start of a plan

Off we go! All of the preliminary meetings and tests are complete and her journey picks up speed  next week. We have our emergency phone numbers, her prescriptions, and our calendars ready. Time to start! Time to kick this particular cancer from here to someplace far away. Chemo first, then several months from now,  surgery/radiation….

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