Friday, May 29, 2015


lovely scenery
mausoleum reflection
 strolling through the grounds

sharing with 
Tanya's Willy Nilly Friday 5

My Willy Nilly Friday 5
began with #1- a reflection.
#2 Myah- dancing while little sister is busy behind her.

#3- Mother's Day flowers from my daughter

#4- bridal shower for granddaughter (note pink arrow) hosted by her sister behind her

#5- newest family member Amari

Hoosier Quote:
“Families with babies 
and families without babies are sorry for each other.”

~Edgar W. Howe~

Thursday, May 28, 2015


Inspirational Haiku by Basho
a river breeze
the one wearing a light persimmon robe
enjoying the coolness

My Haiku
gurgling river sings
trees cast soft shadows o’er it
gentle breeze comforts

more haikus
at our faithful host Kristjaan's

Hoosier Quote:
“I am a native Hoosier, 
and the lakes and streams and hills of Indiana 
early brought to the boy I used to be courage to carry on through all the years.”
~Samuel A. Harper~

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

SIGNS 2: State Police

state law enforcement
guardian of the highways
in Indiana

more signs at Lesley's Signs, Signs

Hoosier Quote:
“A thief believes that everybody steals.”
~Edgar W. Howe~

Tuesday, May 26, 2015


Rees fam'ly tombstone
no relation to my kin
drawn to its gilding

sharing with
created by the inimitable Mrs. Nesbitt
maintained by the everready Roger
and hosted this week by Troy

Hoosier Quote:
“Hooray for the last great adventure!  
I wish I had won but it was worthwhile anyway.”
~Amelia Earhart~
in a letter opened after her death

Sunday, May 24, 2015


 recalling our dead
with tenderness, hopefulness
for our reunion

For this picture,
I used the "color selection" setting (red, of course)
on my Nikon L32 camera. Note the red flowers and small flags
in the background.

the grave site of my beloved

Information as to why 
we celebrate Memorial Day 
can be found here.

sharing with Rebecca
at her heartfelt
Haiku My Heart

Hoosier Quote:
“Courage is the price that life exacts for granting peace.”
~Amelia Earhart~

Saturday, May 23, 2015

SHADOW SHOT SUNDAY 2: Pattern on Bag

engaging shadow
stemming from the lace curtain
exquisite pattern

more shadows at
hosted this week by
Magical Mystical Teacher

 Hoosier Quote:
“Exploration is really the essence of the human spirit 
and I hope that we never forget it.”

Friday, May 22, 2015

Weekend Reflections #295: My Sweeties

one sister wonders…
older sister notices
endearing sweeties

sharing with James'

Hoosier Quote: 
“I think that saving a little child
and bringing him into his own 
is a darned sight better business than loafing around the throne.”