FIRST CLOSE ENCOUNTER OF THE EARLY KIND

CLOSE ENCOUNTERS OF THE EARLY KIND photography BY BOB MIELKE Garry was very gentle. He barely touched my shoulder. I was sleeping lightly ... because I knew we had to get up early this morning. A dawn encounter with a clogged toilet had seen to the light sleep, but also, we have a funeral to attend. A … Continue reading FIRST CLOSE ENCOUNTER OF THE EARLY KIND

IN THE AIR

CEE’S BLACK & WHITE PHOTO CHALLENGE: ANYTHING THAT FLIES FROM BIRDS TO AIRPLANES This week’s Cee’s Black and White Photo Challenge (CB&W) topic is "Anything That Flies" from birds to airplanes. This week anything that flies in the air. Four pictures, two taken in deep winter, two at dawn on a summer beach.

BEING JEWISH AT CHRISTMAS – ELLIN CURLEY

Being Jewish during the Christmas season is like being a kid with your nose pressed up against the window of a candy store while all the other kids are inside eating candy. No matter how hard Jewish parents try to jazz up Hanukkah, eight candles can’t hold a candle to the sex appeal of corporate, commercial … Continue reading BEING JEWISH AT CHRISTMAS – ELLIN CURLEY