april 26, 2019

“My advice to you is not to inquire why or whither, but just enjoy your ice cream while it’s on your plate.” ~ Thornton Wilder  

october 16, 2018

“When a negative thought enters your mind, think three positive thoughts. Train yourself to flip the script.” ~ Unknown     When the sunset is beautiful, you go outside and marvel at it. Maybe even take a photo even thought it pales in comparison to the real thing. Sunsets are gifts.

december 23, 2017

“The thing that lies at the foundation of positive change, the way I see it, is service to a fellow human being.” ~ Lee Iacocca   Today, I played Santa Klaus (see what I did there). I met Maggie for a little gift swap and a wonderful, long meal. When she gave me a tour of Mt. Brilliant, she took me to Man-O-War’s barn. Mt. Brilliant absorbed much of Faraway

july 18, 2017

“The great thing in this world is not so much where you stand, as in what direction you are moving.” ~ Oliver Wendell Holmes     Here’s one look at the happy couple from Saturday. It’s never too late to find love. You can even find it a second time. 

march 31, 2017

“Positive mind, positive vibes, positive life.” ~ Unknown     This was not shot today. No, today was cold and dreary after a cold front moved through last night. Of course, I find days like this delicious although they are aesthetically drab as the sky. I looked back through this month’s photos and found this image shot from a moving car. It’s the gorgeous farm just outside Versailles (Kentucky not France) near

october 28, 2014

“My country is the world, and my religion is to do good.” ~ Thomas Paine     I looked around the classroom this evening at the handful of young writers, each so intent on telling their stories in the most eloquent, fluid voice they can muster. They’re all searching for the right words; the right way; looking for themselves in between their lines. Writing is not a competition, at least not to