Cristina Jill Mosqueda

Perfect Post Cards

Food and Travel Together     I love regional food, something that there is very little left of, in our country, because of our glorious mobility; nevertheless, there are still a few foods that we associate with particular places.     A while back, I was getting ready to make a trip to Ohio; I…

Public Square

George H. W. Presidential Library   It is hard for me to believe that is has been almost twenty years since we visited the George H. W. Presidential Library; I am glad I saved the dated ticket. Sadly, I do not have pictures of our visit. The Library is located at 1000 George Bush West,…

From the Editor

Why Do Christians Behave Like they Hate Women? “And it shall come to pass in the last days, saith God, I will pour out of my Spirit upon all flesh: and your sons and your daughters shall prophesy, and your young men shall see visions, and your old men shall dream dreams” ~ Luke 2:17~…

Art

To love a painting is to feel that this presence is… not an object but a voice. ~ Andre Malraux ~ A Woman’s Work by John Sloan I am not entirely sure of why I was drawn to this painting; but I was and still am, though with a bit of somber appreciation. This is…

From the Editor

Why Do We Object to Perfect? “But you are to be perfect, even as your Father in heaven is perfect.” The Living Bible “Be ye therefore perfect, even as your Father which is in heaven is perfect.” King James “Be perfect, therefore, as your heavenly Father is perfect.” The New International Version ~ Matthew 5:…

A View From the Road

D. H. Lawrence Gravesite “After Lawrence died, Frieda returned to the ranch accompanied by Angelo Ravagli, her Italian lover and later third husband. In 1934, she had this memorial built for Lawrence. The following year Frieda had his body exhumed, cremated and the ashes brought to Taos. Her plan was to have the ashes housed…

In the Wild!

A Frog Taking Refuge Behind the Flag   I opened the garage door, and found this little fellow taking refuge, behind the flag. I know it is silly, but looking at what I could see of his face, I quickly assigned the poor guy human emotions, deciding that he was frightened and shocked, and that…

Art

To love a painting is to feel that this presence is… not an object but a voice. ~ Andre Malraux ~   Jean Renoir Sewing by Pierre-Auguste Renoir In general I am found of Renoir’s work; but I do so love this painting. The colors are exquisite, but I am most drawn to those little…

A View From the Road

Little Free Library Walking in Boston, Massachusetts, I spotted this “Little Free Library” and it was being used! I love the idea of these kiosks of free books, available for anyone who would like to drop by and pick up something to read or leave something they have already read. My only complaint with “Little…

Perfect Post Cards

A Pre-Texting Post Card “Having a great time, wish you were here.” I have had this post card, in my possession, since before texting entered any of our lives; the yellowing you see has been earned through the years. As you know, I love post cards, so the cynical nature of this card should go…