IMAGINATION, REALITY, AND GETTING YOUR PERSONAL ROCKET OFF THE LAUNCH PAD

Just Imagine I'm sometimes slightly hazy about the rough parts of what happened in my life. It isn't that I have no grip on reality. More that time has a way of softening the edges of hardest truths and making them less edgy. I seem to have imagined away a lot of the worst stuff. … Continue reading IMAGINATION, REALITY, AND GETTING YOUR PERSONAL ROCKET OFF THE LAUNCH PAD

ODDBALLS WHILE FEBRUARY ENDS IN A PILE OF MUD

Cee’s Odd Ball Photo Challenge: February 25, 2018 I should be grateful that all this precipitation is rain rather than snow. Someone calculated that if this were snow, it would be more than two feet ... and that would make me even sadder than the mud field out front. It really IS ugly, though. It's … Continue reading ODDBALLS WHILE FEBRUARY ENDS IN A PILE OF MUD

BRUSHES WITH FAME – BY ELLIN CURLEY

My grandparents, parents and I have crossed paths over the years with some famous people. I grew up hearing stories about people I had heard about in the news and in the popular culture. For example, at one point, in the early 1900’s, my grandmother lived in a tenement building in the Jewish section of … Continue reading BRUSHES WITH FAME – BY ELLIN CURLEY

THE 7-DAY BLACK & WHITE CHALLENGE – DAY 7

Here's the challenge: Black and White Photography Challenge: Seven days. Seven black and white photos of your life. No people. No explanation. Challenge someone new each day. Since I'm an old time player at this game, I'm letting people in as long as it's not a portrait and not the primary part of the image. I … Continue reading THE 7-DAY BLACK & WHITE CHALLENGE – DAY 7