The Postman

"You made Mrs. March feel like she could see again. You made Ford believe he was part of something. You give out hope like it was candy in your pocket."

Robert Heinlein

"Women and cats will do as they please, and men and dogs should relax and get used to the idea."

Gilda Radner

“I wanted a perfect ending. Now I’ve learned, the hard way, that some poems don’t rhyme, and some stories don’t have a clear beginning, middle, and end. Life is about not knowing, having to change, taking the moment and making the best of it, without knowing what’s going to happen next. Delicious ambiguity.”

Patrick Overton

"When you have come to the edge of all light that you know and are about to drop off into the darkness of the unknown, faith is knowing one of two things will happen: there will be something solid to stand on or you will be taught how to fly."

And then I got distracted . . .

  Some days I am blessed to find beauty hiding in the shadows right off my balcony. Other days I choose to search it out, which usually includes a drive out to the country. Today was no exception. My plan was to focus on the beauty of the cacti in bloom up in the Hill Country.     And I …

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The Voice Within Us

Are we so hung up on knowing exactly what it is on the other side of the bridge that we fail to take a single step? Have we forgotten to simply enjoy the crossing? To marvel at the view from the bridge?   Do we need to know what is just beyond the shadows around the next curve? Does our …

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On Days Like These

People often ask me if Haley ever gets sick of the camera. Yup! Every now and then, she has no interest in it at all. On days like these, I am lucky if I get a shot of her throwing away garbage. 🙂   Thankfully my favorite funky duck is around to model for me! Just try and say that …

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After a Very Long Winter

There is something so incredibly refreshing about spring. It is almost as if the world around us  is waking up again after a very long winter.  I have a thing about the natural beauty of wildflowers. Even with all their little imperfections, they never fail to take my breath away. I was so caught up watching this hawk, that I …

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Wrapped Around Her Finger

When the kid looks at me like this, refusing her anything is very difficult for me. Okay, it’s almost impossible. 🙂 She was asking me to take her and a friend to downtown San Antonio. So guess where we headed? Ya think she has me wrapped around her little finger? We had to make a quick stop on the way …

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