Category Archives: family

The Daily Post Weekly Photo Challenge: Experimental and Allusion

Usually, my photos are pretty straight-forward. What you see is what you can expect. In this case, the Central Library has added these pods where kids can sit inside, crawl around, play hide and seek, and of course…read. I surreptitiously snapped a few … Continue reading

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After The Folded Flag: Memorial Day and Gold Star Families

A stoic widow graciously accepting the folded flag makes a dramatic end to a movie, but what comes after? For the thousands of family members of Americans killed in Iraq and Afghanistan, and thousands more from previous wars, Memorial Day … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day Unite for Peace: Beyond the Flowers and Box of Candy

“Why do not the mothers of mankind interfere in these matters to prevent the waste of that human life of which they alone bear and know the cost?” Julia Ward Howe This was from the same woman who gave us … Continue reading

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