Saturday, February 21, 2015




Charity degrades those who receive it and hardens those who dispense it.


Sunday, February 15, 2015




The clouds painted the mountains differing colors this morning, so I tried to catch the contrasts with my camera.

Cloudy Day Over The Catalinas
8:30 A.M. 2/15/2015  Just East of Tucson, Arizona

Then it started to rain, just a sprinkle though, so I snapped another shot.

Again, Cloudy Day Over The Catalinas
8:45 A.M. 2/15/2015  Just East of Tucson, Arizona

As always, you can view the photo full-size by clicking on the the picture.



Wednesday, February 4, 2015

Valentine Day's A'Comin' 'Roun' The Bend


The following picture is of a Valentine's Day 
display on Speedway Blvd. near Pantano Rd.


Sunday, February 1, 2015

Homeward Bound



Going home this afternoon.



Saturday, January 31, 2015

Oh Well...



A night and as early morning filled with down-pouring rain has once again slowed the beginning of Eva's joyful day of running of laps around the swimming pool. She is currently lying at my feet and taking a short nap.

Maybe the rain will stop before long. It is hiding the mountains in an all-inclusive  mist of low clouds at this moment. And the pool's surface has risen almost to the overflow stage..

Later... Just Before Noon
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While searching through the various Writers Guidelines pages on the Internet, I read one that made me think about racial discrimination. It was in:


What I viewed and thought of as discrimination appeared in the first line:

This competition is open to African American poets only.

Hm... I wonder if I am being overly judgmental.



Friday, January 30, 2015

Rain, Rain..



It rained most of the night and was still raining at daybreak when Eva needed to go out and do her morning business. She picked the times well, choosing her forays into the downpour at those instants when the rain  let up. Sometimes she reveals remarkable intelligence.



Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Rainbow To The North



Early in the morning, just a little after daybreak, a partial rainbow appeared over the Santa Catalina mountains a bit to the north of the house. I pointed it out to Eva but it seemed to be either invisible or inconsequential to her. She did notice a bird flying over the pool though and proceeded to chase it away with a series of loud, throaty barks.

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