To keep myself entertained and practice my photography skills, I used to publish a series of blog posts, called Random Object Wednesday (ROW). My friends would lend me an item to be photographed in an unusual or creative way. I … Continue reading Crocheted Bookmarks
I’m at a loss for words on how to properly introduce today’s guest blogger. She’s the mother of my friend, Alana Jenkins, whom I met a few years ago in dance class. Pamela is a very thoughtful and generous person. I’m very grateful she took the time to share her touching story. What motivates you, Pamela Jenkins? I learned to crochet when I was about six years old. My grandmother taught me how to hold the crochet yarn and hook, and to make a simple chain of loops. I remember tying one end of the chain to a bedroom doorknob, … Continue reading What motivates you, Pamela?
A coworker recently experienced a house fire. Everyone escaped without injury. My friend and I joined the group of volunteers to help with the Rescue-Retrieval Mission. We helped salvage the few belongings that could be saved— clothes, kitchenware and a … Continue reading House Fire
If you missed Part 1 or want to enjoy it again, click here. It was a rough weekend for the community. Family and friends gathered to bury not four, but five of their neighbors. The most recent loss was Beatrice … Continue reading Murder Mystery: Part 2
Four deceased bodies were recovered on Electronic Lane in one week. A dragonfly and butterfly were found on Tuesday. Three days later, two beetles were discovered on the same street. Their bodies were in pristine condition. Here are exclusive photos … Continue reading Murder Mystery (A fictional story)
This week’s excitement: I waded in a marsh with my new snake boots. I loved the sound of the water as I walked. The tall grasses attracted dragonflies and bees. It was such a fun moment, I took a selfie… … Continue reading My worst fear…and more!
This project started last summer. I wrote part of the poem and posted it along with a photo of the dead pen to Facebook. My friend Tore took the poem and expanded it with additional lines. The poem was too … Continue reading Behind the Scenes: A Tribute to a Red Pen