Okay, I had to post a photo of my sweet Cocoa Joy because lately it's been Chipley, Chipley, and more Chipley, which is what's going to happen in the next few photos. Today, Chipley went to his fourth lesson at Dog School 101 while Cocoa stayed home and watched Meerkat Manor on The Animal Plant. [...]
Last Monday, we drove out to Pickett's Mill near Dallas. It is one of the most beautiful Civil War battlefields I have visited. Well, Gettysburg was special, but Pickett's Mill has a wild and protected feel to it. It's a perfect place to visit on a weekend afternoon. Chip still can't walk too far because [...]
A silent tribute to all who fought and died for my freedom. Thank you for your sacrifice.
An afternoon at James Sloppy Floyd park provided a good time for me to use a polarizer that originally belonged to a friend's father. He bought it when he was in Japan many, many years ago while serving as a missionary. It is an awesome little filter. Here's Chipley with Pat. He's really growing up [...]
When life takes a different turn than what you expected, the best place to be on Sunday is in church! One of my favorite verses is found in Psalm 91: "He will cover you with His pinions, and under His wings you may seek refuge" (v. 4). I do wish I had the opportunity to [...]
This photo was taken a couple of years ago during Toccoa Falls College’s Centennial celebration at graduation. It is such an honor to have the opportunity to march with the graduates. What a great group of students the college has again this year. Rev. Neil Williams is with me in this photo. His mom and [...]
Cocoa Joy is usually the one heading out the door to Dog School 101 but that was not the case last night. She stayed home while Chipley went to class to learn his ABC's of manners and obedience. There was at least two hours of peace and quiet at Pretty Hill, and then . . [...]
I guess this is the week for roses. Most of my friends have taken photos of roses and posted them on their Web sites. Last Saturday, I purchased a new one for Pretty Hill, and tonight while I was outside, I noticed a bloom had opened. So, I could not resist joining the growing crowd [...]