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A dandelion by any other name…

I like dandelions–as I like anything that doesn’t require care and feeding and watering to thrive, because I’m not good with the gardening thing. I’m sure in my photo archives, I have lots of pictures of dandelion flower heads, as … Continue reading

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Appropriate

A couple of weeks ago in a Button Sunday post, I shared a photo of an RPM dog named Bango and explained how that name came from my father’s childhood dog. On the most recent Rescued Pets Movement transport, Bango … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday

I love seeing people’s TBT photos on Facebook and Instagram. Since April 10 is also Sibling Day, this seemed like a fun one to share again. Debby, me, and David with Papa, our paternal grandfather.

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Bird is the Word

April 8 is Draw A Bird Day! I first did this back in 2010, when the day coincided with One Day Without Shoes. I gave my bird shoes that day in recognition of the importance of issues surrounding children’s health … Continue reading

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Clap Along

He may not look happy at four weeks old, but Happy is his name, and he says, “Clap along if you feel like happiness is the truth!” That Pharrell Williams song from Despicable Me 2 was a big hit with … Continue reading

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Nieces

What I discovered after getting home and looking through the photos I took at my nephew’s wedding is this: I took some really bad photos. I’m so used to shooting photos fast on RPM transport days that I’ve developed bad … Continue reading

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A house divided

Tom and I, like my father before us, are graduates of the University of Alabama. We found ourselves in enemy territory recently when we spent a couple of nights in Auburn, Alabama’s greatest rival. My brother David and his son … Continue reading

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Throw Back Thursday

Some photos on a desk at my sister’s house. In the black and white photo, Mother is next to Josh while Debby kneels next to her twin daughters. They’re at a parade in the small town where I went to … Continue reading

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Home Again

Thomas Wolfe wrote, “You can’t go back home to your family, back home to your childhood, back home to romantic love, back home to a young man’s dreams of glory and of fame…” But sometimes, we’re forced to return home. … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday

There was a time in our twenties when Lynne, her sister Liz, and I were always ready to join a close group of friends and family in costuming ourselves for parties and home movies. One of those friends especially close … Continue reading

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