#SoCS: A Favorite Collar

Collar. It’s what keeps me warm in the cool of fall and the frigid of winter. This past week has been cooler than normal. In fact, Green Bay reported a new record high of 52F (11C) on September 9th, which is cold for this time of year. The rain did not help. On the other hand, I heard Colorado and Wyoming received snow a day or two before, so it could have been worse. It’s supposed to stop raining andRead more

Leftovers from a Camera

I’m going through the vast expanse of photos on my computer…looking for leftovers and deleting those that ask the eternal question, “What the h*ll was I thinking?” Photo clean-up has been overdue for weeks, months, years. For this week’s writing challenge, I’ve decided to turn it into the leftover photo challenge. Coming up are twelve almost-lovely pictures that haven’t seen the light of day since they were taken (other than to annoy Facebook friends). I hope you find some value from the ensuing mess.Read more

Unexpected Emotion

I know…this is not the best photo. I know…it’s the picture of the US Capitol. I know…it’s not an unexpected site in Washington, D.C. This was the first photograph I took on my first visit to D.C. in late March of 2011. My brother encouraged me to book a flight to visit and see the cherry blossoms. I had heard the spring cherry blossoms are beautiful. I arrived on a Thursday night and my brother had readied the information IRead more