may 17, 2018

“Just try to be happy. Unhappiness starts with wanting to be happier.” ~ Sam Levenson     A few weeks ago, just before Edgar Allen Crow dropped to Earth, Wally and I were outside admiring the waxing moon through the bare Walnut tree branches. Naturally, I had my camera. Goodnight, Moon.

september 23, 2017

“The question isn’t who is going to let me; it’s who is going to stop me.” ~ Ayn Rand     The sky was gorgeous last night. The sky was beautiful today. The sky was beautiful tonight. I am completely exhausted. Goodnight, Moon. Goodnight, Venus, small dot in the dirty orange light. Such beauty.

march 8, 2015

“And what, you ask, does writing teach us? First and foremost, it reminds us that we are alive and that it is a gift and privilege, not a right.” ~ Ray Bradbury     This was my view of last night’s worm moon from the Morgan County Appalachian Regional Hospital (ARH). I had enjoyed a day with mom, dad, and Aunt Janet. Headed home to Lexington on I-64, my phone rang

april 5, 2014

“You may be spinning on a mote of dust suspended in a sunbeam, but everyone you know, love, admire, despise or strive to be like is on the same ride.” ~ Holiday Mathis It was a beautiful Saturday. I probably should have driven to the country and walked until my legs hurt. Instead, I rested in the morning, then cleaned the house in preparation for tonight’s Final Four showing of

january 22, 2014

“Acceptance doesn’t mean resignation. It means understanding that something is what it is  and there’s going to be a way through it.” ~ Michael J. Fox I awoke at 5 a.m. The ice hanging from the house had stretched closer to the ground, and everything was glistening in the moonlight; icicles, trees, yard, even the snow covered grill looked holy. This shot was the best I could do in the

october 25, 2012

“We cannot change the cards we’re dealt, just how we play the hand.” ~ Randy Pausch I stopped at Stacy’s to photograph the leaves of Grace. I also got a beautiful moon, big and bright, placed just so. In ancient time, the Hunter’s Moon signified low vegetation so that game was more easily seen and hunted for winter’s food. Come spring, other beautiful moons shone, signifying regeneration and rebirth. The moon, by

march 7, 2012

“No one has ever become poor by giving.” ~ Anne Frank The moon was so gorgeous tonight as I left town. I long for the chance to simply sit and enjoy it again. It will come. I will appreciate it.

january 6, 2012

“You will never leave where you are until you decide where you’d rather be.” The Daily Buddha Today has been interesting indeed. It started with another great post from Lori-Lyn; “The first two, or six, or ten people you see every day are yours to love. When you gaze at them, gaze with love. Open at your heart and send waves of compassion to envelope them.” But the Daily Buddha’s quote