Yesterday I used a big blade to separate water irises to move them to better ground. I keep calling it a machete, but it’s not – it has a sort of hook at the end. Oh well. It’s a big ole past-knife blade. At one point I decided I had maybe lost my mind –… Continue reading sharp
Hang with me, please, because I’m sort of thinking out loud. I’ve been blogging since before it was called blogging. First it was on angelfire – where I had to learn just enough HTML coding to get anything to even show up on the screen, and I learned about intellectual property rights. Then I tried… Continue reading growing up
So. There will be a solar eclipse on Monday, August 21st, 2017. We’re in the 90%+ totality range, so we *need* eclipse glasses *the entire time* as we attempt to view the eclipse action directly (there will be harmful rays the entire time). But. Paper glasses. Let me back up: I knew in 2016 that… Continue reading eclipse helmets
Last week we went to the Birmingham Botanical Gardens.
All year we’ve been up in the air and unsettled. For every one thing going to plan, there are a million billion trillion (so many zeroes) things going NOT to plan. I haven’t wanted to think. I haven’t wanted to have ideas. I haven’t wanted to record or ponder or even hope. I’m weary. Being… Continue reading change of pace
It’s the second half of August. WHAT. Our wedding anniversary is Friday. We’re in the last few days of Year Ten. WHAT. I’ve spent a lot of time the past few weeks thinking about why I do what I do. I have tried to declutter some things and some thoughts and … just WHAT. I… Continue reading WHAT.
I did real-camera photos of the kids last Friday. In the clothes they had been wearing to play outside. After dinner. And after painting. I wanted to take advantage of the light and the mostly-good moods. I wanted good pictures of their normal… normality, I guess. (That first picture was from when I was verifying… Continue reading Mother’s Day portraits