Tag Archive | growing up

Taking Time to Smell the Roses

In our photographic travels, we often focus on gardens and flowers: Keukenhof Gardens in Holland, Butchart Gardens in British Columbia, Callaway Gardens in Georgia, Bellingrath Gardens in Alabama, and hundreds more wonderful oases of beauty and timeless moments. These are the places we revisit again and again, reveling in the opportunity, at this late stage […]

Happy 93rd Birthday to Mattie!

HAPPY BIRTHDAY, MOM.  Thanks for the gift your life is and has always been to us. Though this is a blog featuring travel, photography, and sometimes a bit of poetry, I have to take time today to congratulate (and thank) my mother, who is a major source of my love of travel and my appreciation […]

WINGS

I was very young when I first imagined I could fly Just 4 or 5 I think, and very confused About those grown-up boundaries dividing Dreams and fantasy from cold reality. By day I’d lie in grassy fields and watch a fearless Blue Jay harass a stalking cat, then safely leap aloft And flap his […]