Cee has a new challenge, which she will post every Wednesday! It is called On the Hunt For Joy. The first topic is Get Outside. And in fact, this is exactly what I did today, on my way home from a lecture. It was very cold today (colder than it has been this month but […]Read More On the Hunt for Joy: Getting Outside
Granny Shot It’s 11-Day Halloween decorations photo challenge is coming to a close! My contribution today is from our community’s Great Pumpkin Contest! There were 14 entries and below each was a little bag where residents could place their votes for the one they thought was best. It was a very hard decision and several […]Read More It’s Almost Here!
This morning we heard the news of the death of Aretha Franklin, aged 76, of pancreatic cancer. Aretha accompanied me throughout my life. Her rendition of Otis Redding’s RESPECT and Carole King’s Natural Woman are iconic songs of our times. Her voice inspired us, but she was also active in the civil rights movement. […]Read More She Was Everything That God Gave Her (RIP, Aretha)