Autumn mantel 2019

Here is our autumn mantel for 2019. ‘A bit late getting this done, but finally. Do you have a mantel that you decorate? If we did not have a fireplace, we would probably just use a long shelf. Some people call those a “fantel”, or a fake mantel. The blue and purple flowers are a…

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Happy Thanksgiving 2019

2019 has been full of happiness, as well as some loss. This is our first holiday season without my dear twin sister, who left this world back in July. We are so thankful for all of the years that we were blessed with her life. So thankful for family and friends, as time does fly…

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Waxing Gibbous Moon: Oct 2019

October 13th was the 4th Intermediate Moon Phase, a Waxing (getting bigger!) Gibbous Moon. Approximately 99.5% of the moon was visible. There are 4 Intermediate and 4 Primary Moon Phases. Your geographical location determines where the Moon Phases appear to be visible, although the Phases are the same worldwide. Interesting, right? I made this photograph…

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It’s a love-hate thang

A few years ago, I wrote a blog post about reality television programming. Well, maybe we should reconsider the situation. We often complain about, “that show is so fake! liars!” True, many reality and fantasy programs are “fake” to a degree. Let’s look at that a bit more in depth. Being a Theatre BFA graduate,…

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In memory of my twin sister

On Wednesday, we had to say goodbye to my twin sister Janice. This was sudden, although she had been in the hospital and eventually palliative care, for many weeks. Losing a family member is never easy, and if that person is a twin or other multiple birth sibling, it is even more difficult. She was…

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Happy 4th July 2019!

Wishing you all a Happy 4th July in USA! Hoping to be able to get some good photos of our neighborhood fireworks later this evening. Well, as good as from sitting in a chair with this ole leg cast. Mother and I will be celebrating from our own screened porch like every year. If any…

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