Month: May 2014

LOVE STORY

Split-Second Story In this week’s photo challenge, capture an image that tells a full story in a single frame. The music was playing. It was dark and bitterly cold. By the lights woven through the trees, one couple was dancing…. Read More ›

FINALLY, LILACS

The big old lilac in the back yard failed to bloom this year. Four years ago, we planted three dwarf French lilacs along the driveway. One didn’t make it. One is thriving. The third is struggling because it’s not in a good… Read More ›

LIFE HAS SIDE EFFECTS

We say the same thing in a variety of ways: There’s no such thing as a free lunch. Everything has consequences. For every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction — Newton’s third law with a philosophically relevant twist. It’s certainly true… Read More ›

PESKY PIXIES – BE WARNED!

One of these days I’ll catch them in the act! This is not the first time our house pixies have hidden my belongings. My favorite necklace disappeared for two years, eventually reappearing at the bottom of Garry’s sock drawer. My favorite bracelet vanished, appearing a… Read More ›