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What Christmas Is All About (To Me)

These last few days and weeks have been busy, as I am sure they have been for everyone. It always seems to me that people are rushed this time of year. There is much more traffic on the roads, especially around major shopping areas. We are frantically trying to find …

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Photo: A Lonely Beach

Today’s photo is a lonely view of the beach at Cocoa Beach, Florida. The lifeguard hasn’t arrived in his chair yet, and there are just those two people walking along the edge of the water, along with a few more people that are far, far away. But this is Florida, …

Best and Worst

Best and Worst – 12/13/14

Recently, I began to document the “Best Thing of the Day” and “Worst Thing of the Day” (and an occasional second best) on Twitter, partly to share some good stuff, partly as a reminder that usually the “bad” stuff of the day usually isn’t all that bad. Here are the …

O Christmas Tree

Photo: O Christmas Tree

Christmas is getting closer every day, so I thought you might like to see a photo of our Christmas tree. After all, everyone else posts photos of their tree, so that means that the rest of us should, too. And in fact, past Christmas tree photos have been pretty popular …

Photo with Santa

Christmas Time Is Here

Yes, Christmas time is here again. In fact, Christmas Day itself is just two weeks from today. Since this is crunch time for Santa and his elves, we got our photo with the Clauses early, just so we wouldn’t have to add one more thing to his plate. Thanks to …

Sunrise in the Cemetery

Photos: Sunrise at the Cemetery – Part 2

Recently, I posted some photos of sunrise in a cemetery just down the road from our home in Tennessee. In that post, I promised more photos from that morning, and here they are, in all their sun-filled glory! The sun’s rays were streaming in here, and the golden highlights were accentuating …