Tucumcari Murals

I had read somewhere on the internet that Tucumcari is fast becoming known as the “City of Murals”. So we set out like kids at an Easter Egg Hunt, searching for some ginormous works of art. Since many are scattered on and near Route 66, locating them took very little effort! In fact, one of … More Tucumcari Murals


The Bug Ranch

We headed west last spring, a pilgrimage of sorts, the Pacific Ocean whispering sweet nothings in my ear, “I know you love the Atlantic…. …but I have a lot to offer as well!” How could I say no? While finalizing plans, it was obvious that exploring some of the sights along the iconic Route 66 … More The Bug Ranch


Claps of ThunderWhistling WindRustling LeavesThe Crunch of Snow A Cat’s PurrA Cricket’s ChirpA Bird’s SongBuzzing Bees A Musician’s AriaA Cantor’s PsalmA Brush on CanvasA Camera’s Click Passionate KissesLaughterAndDancingYour Whisper in My EarIsThe Sound of Heaven Touching Earth


One gratuitous clickLeads to a thousand thoughtsDown the Rabbit Hole called TimeOr HistoryA carefree walk in CaliforniaOr a dog walk with neighborsOr a sudsy toddler’s bathOr a pizza/movie dateOr water skiing at duskOr riding bikes in the yardOr basking in the safety of my mother’s arms.

Lessons in Romance

Some Arkansas husbands are Razorback Football fanatics, donned in cardinal and white, able to withstand the fickle fall climate which can vary from sultry heat to arctic chill, relishing in the chance to do nothing more than call the Hogs as a twenty something running back takes the old pigskin past the goal line. Some … More Lessons in Romance

Milky Way

While walking Dave the other morning before sunrise, my gaze turned upward, and it dawned on me that I hadn’t seen stars in awhile. February 2021 saw abundant precipitation in many forms; clouds taking a dominant stance in the skies of Conway, as well as most of the Natural State. For a moment, I was … More Milky Way