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A Very Different View of Time Square

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In the Wild!

Nature

Broken Beauty Can there be beauty in brokenness? I believe there can be and is; and I also believe that…

Poet's Corner

Family Values As a child I was never read fairy tales Or Little Golden Books The stories I heard Were…

In the Wild!

Ground Hog   We have German immigrants to thank for Ground Hog Day, when the hope that winter will end…

Nature

Broken Beauty Can there be beauty in brokenness? I believe there can be and is; and I also believe that beauty is not just in the eye of the beholder. When I bought this orchid, the stem was not bent; though a bent stem would not have been enough of an issue to disqualify the…

A Very Different View of Time Square

While driving into New York City, I noticed how lite the traffic was, for no apparent reason; nevertheless, I was not prepared to see this View, of Time Square, from our hotel window. I cannot remember ever having seen the City’s streets so empty. Thankfully, by morning, she was awake and back to brimming with…

Poet’s Corner

Family Values As a child I was never read fairy tales Or Little Golden Books The stories I heard Were mostly illustrated with flannelgraphs In Sunday school classrooms And to this day I believe every word to be true Yet Despite that belief I keep expecting something other than Cain and Able Why I do…

In the Wild!

Ground Hog   We have German immigrants to thank for Ground Hog Day, when the hope that winter will end early rest with whether or not a ground hog sees his shadow. Oddly, one wants a cloud day, when the ground hog does not see his shadow, and we are all spared another six weeks…

From the Editor

Bittersweet “The Lord moves in mysterious ways, His wonders to behold.” I am waiting for the delivery of my new refrigerator, by Sears.  My first new appliance was a Kenmore, and I hope this will not be my last purchase from Sears; nevertheless, the delivery men should be here any moment. We had not planned…

Film’s Recommended by Marcial

  This is a trading world and men, women and children, who cannot live on gravity alone, need something to satisfy their gayer, lighter moods and hours, and he who ministers to this want is in a business established by the Author of our nature.  If he worthily fulfills his mission and amuses without corrupting,…

Public Square

The Zimmerman House At Least the Exterior I love touring historic homes, there is always something of interest, whether the home is historic because of its occupants or architect matters not all to me. Last month, we took Christine, who is an outstanding student of architecture, to see the Zimmerman House. I must say, we…

Nature

The Sun Rising in Maine I love the ocean. I do not know why I do not feature it more often, on these pages, or why I do not spend more time on the beach. This is a series of photographs inspired by Christine’s desire to see the sunrise in Maine.