Magic Drinks

A Father’s Day Tribute… ROCHESTER, September 26 — Eastman Kodak Company today announced its intent to stop making and selling slide projectors by June 2004. “The Kodak slide projector has been a hallmark for quality and ubiquity, used for decades to produce the best in audio visual shows throughout the world,” the company said. “However,Continue reading “Magic Drinks”

Weekly photo challenge “Name”

Gloria I spotted this abandoned boat yesterday morning, moored on a small creek in Westport, CT.  A name displayed on the bow was carefully written in simple block letters…GLORIA.  Captivating in its stillness with not a soul in sight, it instilled a feeling of both peace and melancholy.   Returning home I researched to discover the boat was owned by a gentleman who lived his entire lifeContinue reading “Weekly photo challenge “Name””

WPC – “Spare” – The Lonely Sweater

Spare (Defined) “Not currently in use; in reserve” Glancing in the window of a recently closed children’s consignment shop, I spotted this tiny, orange sweater hanging forlornly in the now abandoned store front.  I pondered why this one vibrant item adorned with teddy bears, remained.  Perhaps a testament to a dream that was not to be or more simply thatContinue reading “WPC – “Spare” – The Lonely Sweater”

Autumn in Connecticut (Extra-Ordinary)

The softened light, the veiling haze, The calm repose of autumn days, Steal gently o’er the troubled breast, Soothing life’s weary cares to rest. ~Phebe A. Holder, “A Song of October,” in The Queries Magazine, October 1890 https://dailypost.wordpress.com/dp_photo_challenge/extraordinary/

In The Company of Women – A Tribute to My Father

In tribute to my father on Father’s Day.  Quite simply, I believe he was the greatest father imaginable.  He left a legacy of love, laughter and life lessons embedded in my heart. In tribute, I have re-blogged a story I wrote in his honor. Me (lower left) with my two sisters and father. My youngest sister does not appear asContinue reading “In The Company of Women – A Tribute to My Father”

Ode to a Pheasant

“See! from the brake the whirring pheasant springs, And mounts exulting on triumphant wings” Alexander Pope Quotes , Source: Windsor Forest (l. 111) I cannot say for certain when I first made his acquaintance or tell you the exact day he stole my heart.  We had just moved to a small town in Connecticut fromContinue reading “Ode to a Pheasant”