Monthly Archives: October 2012

The Early Years: My Nine Months in France

When the big green Merc pulled up in front of our new home in Etain, the plan was that we would be living in France for the remainder of my father’s three year tour, the “standard” time military personnel with … Continue reading

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Today’s iPhoto

Our extended dry spell is finally over – we’ve had barely any rain since July 10, 2012, and last week, it once again began to rain. In the past week, we’ve had over two inches alone and the month is … Continue reading

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Love In The Mist – Addendum

It dawned on me shortly after I posted the Love In The Mist images that I did not include a photo of the plant in bloom: I showed the plant when it was budding out and after the seed pods … Continue reading

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Love In the Mist

In our south yard, we have a flower called “Love in the Mist”.  They’re pretty when in bloom but are spectacular when dried.  There’s a vase of the dried “Love in the Mist” flowers that just begged to be photographed. … Continue reading

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The Early Years: Off to France

A few days after we knew we had housing in Etain, France, my father arrived in an enormous American car, a green mercury.  When he parked the car in front of my grandparents’s house at 5 Minute Drive, Hayes, Middlesex, … Continue reading

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Today’s Photo

You may, or may not, be aware that I’ve recently had shoulder surgery so using the “big” camera is neigh impossible with one hand. However, the iPhone is perfect for the “use what you’ve got” school. I’ve used the iPhone … Continue reading

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The Early Years: Kentucky and England

Before I begin, I would like to digress for a moment.  We live in Graham, Washington State, a small town in rural Pierce County.  We’ve lived here for about 26 years and have seen the area build up considerably.  One … Continue reading

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