Road through Georgia

Recently I’ve been spending time review my old film negatives. I came across a set of the them that reminded me of a trip taken many years ago…to many to remember…that my family and I made in August to Florida. Not the best time of year to be visiting Florida but it involved family so… Continue Reading


Old Friend

There was this tree in the park that’s nearby where I live. My dog, Kaylee, and I would always go into the park on our daily walks and as the tree was at the front of the park, we’d always stop to visit it before heading into the rest of the park. The other night… Continue Reading


It’s that time? Already!!!

Today is December 24, 2019. Christmas Eve. Yesterday was Halloween. Now how did that happen?? There was once upon a time when once I had cleared the sugar high of Halloween out of my system that I turned my sights on Christmas!!! Christmas time meant Thanksgiving, two weeks of Christmas break, and presents. And it… Continue Reading


Summertime Blues

“Sometimes I wonder What I’m a-gonna do But there ain’t no cure For the summertime blues.”                          Eddie Cochran Here it is…the first weekend of summer.  The heat and humidity of a Cincinnati summer has settled in. And I’m inside looking out. Yes…already I… Continue Reading


Tales from the Allotment

Tucked into a tree encircled field, the Valley View Community Gardens where my little allotment resides offers a quiet refuge. Lately my trips have been few and far between. Our weather has settled into a typical Cincinnati summer…hot and humid. Add to this plentiful rain and one has the perfect jungle setting!! As such my… Continue Reading


Seed Head

This past Sunday morning I was doing some light weeding and replanting in my allotment. At the back end of my space there’s a clump of weeds and grasses come up from a pile of abandoned hay. As I used my hoe to take out this clump I noticed the lovely seed heads on the grasses.… Continue Reading


There Is This Tree…

There is this tree…greets me every time I come into the park with my dog. It’s not a particularly pretty park although it does sit beside the Little Miami River. Yet it’s this tree that always catches my attention. Over the years I have used the tree as the focus for a number of my… Continue Reading