Saturday, January 29, 2005


Rainy Day Youth

For the Photo Friday Challenge "YOUTH".........During a visit to Pittsburgh, I captured this picture of my nephew against a perfect rain-soaked backdrop.


The essence of youth.... Posted by Hello

Thursday, January 27, 2005



For the Photo Friday challenge - '"Crowded"........So, a couple of years ago, as campus was quickly becoming a swamp, commencement was moved inside for the first time in years. I snapped this interesting shot of a very densely packed section for faculty members. indoor commencement ceremony. Posted by Hello

Monday, January 17, 2005



Posted on a steep hillside adjacent to Shasta Dam in Northern California......if the hillside doesn't get ya, apparently the rattlesnakes will! Posted by Hello

Friday, January 07, 2005


A Darling Little Silhouette....

For the Photo Friday challenge "Silhouette" - a picture of my darling nephew taken several years ago....snapped in just a fraction of a second, I couldn't have repeated this shot if I had will always be a favorite. Such innocence....

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Monday, January 03, 2005


Best of 2004

For Photo Friday Friends.....Happy New Year!


Wintery Mix -- a dreamlike view of a northern California snow of the best of 2004............ Posted by Hello



There comes a time in all our lives when we find ourselves saying goodbye to those we love most. One year ago was one of those times --- and today is the one year anniversary of Ellen Rose's death. A wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, friend and leader ..... a woman whose grace, patience, kindness and whit were and will forever be unmatched. When I was a child, she was the grandma who always had chewing gum, cherry flavored "pop", hugs, white chalk, soft tissues, amazingly fresh smelling towels, and tenderly prepared meals to share. As I grew up, I discovered there was so much more to her than even what had mattered most to me as a child. She was so multi-faceted, so spirited, so soulful........and now so missed. I love you Grandma. Thank you for the gifts you shared and continue to share with us all.

Sunday, January 02, 2005


Ellen Rose (January 15, 1922 - January 3, 2004) Posted by Hello

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