november 3, 2019

“A problem is a chance for you to do your best.” ~ Duke Ellington

july 9, 2019

“Life is short. Take the trip. Buy the shoes. Eat the cake.” ~ Unknown  

february 6, 2018

Coincidence or not? If… a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z Equals… 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 Then… knowledge (11+14+15+23+12+5+4+7+5) = 96%       hardwork (8+1+18+4+24+15+18+11) = 98% Both

october 20, 2017

“We are told to let our light shine, and if it does, we won’t need to tell anybody it does. Lighthouses don’t fire cannons to call attention to their shining – they just shine.” ~ Dwight L. Moody     Though it is mid-October when we should be settling in with a big pot of chili and bonfire, instead, in Kentucky at least, we’re wearing t-shirts, flip-flops, and living with

september 7, 2015

“Our words and images have power and it’s up to us if those have positive or negative results.” ~ Silas House     The sun had set and tiki torches lit when I came across these two little friends, perhaps sisters, enjoying their wedding dinners pond side. How sweet they looked watching the colors creep across the calming waters. Life for these girls will be all the richer if they

may 4, 2015

“My destination is no longer a place, but a new way of seeing.” ~ Marcel Proust     In Kentucky we often introduce summer in a single day. Today was that day. To ring it in, Stacy Yelton and I had our lunch beside the fabulous little pond by the president’s house. The robins were very busy bathing, the chipmunks busy chasing each other, and the koi….I think they were

june 24, 2013

“Wise people speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something.” ~ Plato Therefore…enjoy this beautiful pond. <crickets>

may 8, 2012

“Happiness is not a matter of intensity but of balance, order, rhythm and harmony.” ~ Thomas Merton This happy couple made an appearance at the President’s pond as I happened to pass on my way to lunch. The female put on a show. It was lovely to stop and say hello…and take a few shots, of course.

march 23, 2012

‎”What most people need to learn in life is how to love people and use things instead of using people and loving things.” ~ Steve   This pond: It’s in the middle of campus, a busy street just beyond the foliage, bustling students 20 feet away. Yet, there is peace at its edge. Water soothes me. It comforts me. It washes away any negativity that’s attached itself to me. It