Recently, a friend I made through blogging revisited the topic of balance. A theme common amongst working and non-working moms alike, achieving balance is an issue many American women struggle with, particularly after having children. In our modern society, the mantra of middle-class moms seems to be “do and have it all,” including: work, raising… Continue reading A Balancing Act: The Rule of 7
I love this fellow. Isn’t he the hap, hap, happiest elephant you’ve ever seen? Spotted outside Pink Elephant Antiques off I-55 near Staunton, IL, I would have hauled him home had he fit in our trunk. “I Got My Eye On You” shot with an iPhone. Just one of the many sights, stops, and photographic… Continue reading I Got My Eye On You
Is that a nail in your shorts or are you just happy to see me?”Tall, Darky and Ice Creamy” shot with an iPhone outside the Pink Elephant Antique Mall off I-55 near Staunton, Illinois. Just one of the many sights, stops, and photographic opportunities along Historic Route 66. Note – I find myself wondering where… Continue reading Hey Tall, Dark and Ice Creamy
This, literally, is a view from the road. Reason: weekend trip. Destination: balmy St. Louis, MO (joking about the balmy part). Note how happy we look at the beginning of our getaway: so bright eyed and bushy tailed. Our daft enthusiasm makes my heart happy. Tally ho!”A View From the Road” portrait taken with an… Continue reading A View From the Road
Oh, the food you’ll eat! (When your only choice at an interstate exit is a McDonald’s). Can you say Quarter Pounder with Cheese, fries & a Coke?”Road Food” shot with an iPhone.
“One of my favorite aspects of weekend road trips is getting to stop at places like this,” she said with a twang of sarcasm as subtle as her Midwestern accent.Travel Center along I-70. Photo taken with an iPhone on a rainy, overcast day.
I have come to the conclusion that this blog, in its current format, is boring. B-O-R-I-N-G. There aren’t nearly enough photos to hold my attention (much less yours) and I find myself struggling against the tendency to be wordy. Oops I did it again. Let me put this another way: I write too much, post… Continue reading Conclusions: The Means to a Beginning