Back in the Day

February 23, 2017 - How far back is the good old days? I remember listening, when I was very young, to Hopalong Cassidy and Roy Rogers on th...
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Leave the Driving to Us

February 22, 2017 - My best friends, the ones who have had some kind of working relationship with me, know that I have control issues. I say...
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The Best Camera

February 21, 2017 - As I have heard many times, the best camera is the one you have with you. This is an image using my iPhone 7. And I'm no...
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Sprung

February 20, 2017 - This is an update to an earlier post that showed the maple tree blossoms just beginning to open. Now they are in full bl...
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Seventh Sunday after Epiphany

February 19, 2017 - The Gospel Lesson, Matthew 5:39-48, contains familiar words even to those who do not claim to be Christian. "But I say t...
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Seeing Deep

February 18, 2017 - We took a short trip this week to Reelfoot Lake and ate catfish at Boyettes, in business for nearly 100 years. The staff...
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A Whisper in the Earth

February 14, 2017 - What stirs the sleeping plants to spring forth from the earth? An increase in the daily amount of sunshine and the corre...
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Could It Be?

February 13, 2017 - The pink hyacinth is beginning to unfold. I noticed several days ago as I walked our garden that the leaves had begun to...
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Sixth Sunday after Epiphany

February 12, 2017 - The Gospel lesson for today continues the Sermon on the Mount from Matthew 5:21-37. And Jesus makes some startling prono...
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Listening for Worms

February 11, 2017 - Dozens of robins have been in my backyard this past week. On the one hand, robins are frequently seen throughout the win...
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In a State of Disbelief

February 10, 2017 - Eight days ago the so-called spring-predicting groundhog saw his shadow and went back into the ground for six more weeks...
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Just for a Moment

February 09, 2017 - Yesterday was mostly a cloudy, rainy day, but for just a moment the sun came out and highlighted the trees at the back o...
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My Life Is Good

February 08, 2017 - Not the most flattering picture, but it's real. And it's all Maddy had to work with. Thanks to Judy for the German Choco...
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Feeding Time

February 07, 2017 - This is the kind of photo that makes me wonder. Because it was taken nearly 12 years ago, with equipment that is not as...
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Mender of Broken Walls

February 05, 2017 - This is the Fifth Sunday after Epiphany and the lesson from the prophet Isaiah 58 could not be any more appropriate for...
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Saturday Markets

February 04, 2017 - Saturday is outdoor market day in many places. This photo is from an autumn Saturday in Des Moines, with this woman offe...
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Anywhere

February 03, 2017 - In yesterday's blog post I shared two photos of the Windsor Mansion Ruins near Port Gibson, Mississippi. You may have no...
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All That's Left

February 02, 2017 - The pillars are all that's left of the Windsor Ruins, a mansion that was built just prior to the Civil War and completel...
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Still More Stories

February 01, 2017 - After Thanksgiving, we drove from Natchez to Nashville on the Natchez Trace, the longest National Park, 440 miles. We we...
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