When the canvas of the day seems to be a bit lackluster, may you encounter color!
My senses reel at the sight of it: a high pitched hum coupled with an aroma that would both curl hair and annihilate any rodent within a half mile radius of what was affectionately known as Mrs. Charlene’s Beauty Salon. From sunup to sundown, this petite fireball cut, washed, permed, frosted and colored countless heads … More Beauty
In the tender compassion of our God, the dawn from on high shall break upon us… – from the Canticle of Zechariah Luke 1:78
I’ve contemplated this photo for some time, allowing myself to dive into a sea of gratitude for all those jewels of wisdom that have made a mark in my life, words that have shaped my thoughts and actions hopefully in a positive way. A few of my favorites are listed below. “When we get to … More Making A Mark
Last fall, The Alley acquired a permanent patron. Perched high on a metal beam, guarding this beloved establishment is our friend Kevin’s version of a repurposed owl. On nights that we are open, he lights up, guarding his territory with intensity. We have affectionately named him Owl-Lee.
No, an actual owl was not repurposed, but some talented individual saw several items destined to be discarded and gave them a new identity. This seems to be a new trend in and around my neck of the woods. I often marvel at the ingenuity of these folks!
Kurt recently added Lightroom to my computer, gifting me the opportunity to play with my photos. Though he prefers black and white, I tend to migrate to color; therefore, I was absolutely giddy when I came upon this image, taken at a Northwest Arkansas craft/antique fair a few years ago, a delightful reflection that generates … More Playing
It’s funny how a picture of the familiar will get overlooked time and time again, bypassed by more “showy” images like sunsets, mountains, flowers, waterfalls, or starry nights. Today, however, I was taken aback by this old friend, who has willingly and faithfully participated in activities such as lawn maintenance, house cleaning, kid soaking, and, … More The Familiar