Tag: photography challenge

At the Window

At a Window by Carl Sandburg Give me hunger, O you gods that sit and give The world its orders. Give me hunger, pain and want, Shut me out with shame and failure From your doors of gold and fame, Give me your shabbiest,… Continue Reading “At the Window”


  My like-affair with cows probably began when my parents bought an old farmhouse next door to a working dairy farm. When little-girl-me pulled up a handful of grass and held it out to a friendly cow, my new bovine friend would take from… Continue Reading “Cows”

At the Corner

At the corner of Grove and Spring Streets, I paused. Maggie dropped her fish and panted while I stepped back to survey the building from a different angle. It’s a lovely setting surrounded by trees. Porches and patios invite the residents to enjoy the… Continue Reading “At the Corner”

Fun With Google Translate

I have a word problem. I really, really like words. A lot. It should come as a surprise to nobody that on my trip to the Balkans I took pictures of words to look up later. Nor should it come as a surprise that… Continue Reading “Fun With Google Translate”

A is for Appetite (Or, 5 Things About Zombies)

Please forgive this post. I blame it on my brother and the fact that I’ve been struggling to write. “Why don’t you write ’10 Things About Zombies’?” my brother suggested. “I don’t know ten things about zombies,” I said. “Make them up,” he said,… Continue Reading “A is for Appetite (Or, 5 Things About Zombies)”

Flower Power

When you take a flower in your hand and really look at it, it’s your world for the moment. Georgia O’Keefe The summer of 2014 was the Summer of Flowers. Owen and Emily were getting married in September and I filled my garden in… Continue Reading “Flower Power”


Our family visited the shore Well, not just one trip — it was more — We drove all the way (Nearly a full day) To Florida! There we explored. We collected shells on the beach Not picking up all within reach ’cause that would… Continue Reading “Florida”