Monthly Archives: July 2012

Weekly Photo Challenge: Purple


I always wondered why a tree with purple blossoms was called a redbud…

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Floral Friday 7.27.12


All the gold which is under or upon the earth is not enough to give in exchange for virtue. -Plato

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Inside


While I did pose them for the purpose of this picture, they often do sit here and play chess…

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Paul Harvey…


I have wanted for a long time to write a book about the signers of the Declaration of Independence.  Not so much the famous ones, but the “others”.  The ones that no one knows their names, and know relatively little … Continue reading

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This That and Whatever Else I Can Think Of is a great photography blog, well worth taking some time to peruse.

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Hope no one is offended by this. I thought it was absolutely hysterical, and spot on!

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Batman


Yesterday we went to see the Batman movie, and I admit to feeling a little tense.  We arrived early, and there weren’t many people in the theater.  I wondered if this was due to the shooting, and it made me … Continue reading

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The rhythms of Romanesque architecture are often the product of what I like to refer to as deep harmonies and deep symmetries. These are architectural features that are not necessarily visible to the eye at first glance, but of which…

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Originally posted on A Nine Pound Hammer….or a woman like you, either one of these will do:
One hears this question asked all the time. Let me introduce you to three good men, Jon Blunk, Matt McQuinn and Alex Teves. No, they…

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16 Years Already?


16 years ago today, we went from a family of 3 to a family of 5.  Little did I know the magnitude to which my life would change. As of this writing, I now have three 16 year old sons. … Continue reading

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