Category Archives: photography

which anniversary is this? better ask Pretty


fun with friends at DeBordieu, 2007 So Pretty and I are having dinner with our friends Nekki and Francie after the South Carolina women’s basketball game last night, and the conversation turned to our anniversary which is this Saturday, February 9th. … Continue reading

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a duck named Macho


The physical pangs of hunger and thirst for a bite to eat or something to drink can be admittedly overpowering; but recently in the midst of government shutdowns, mad hatter tweets, guilty pleas, not guilty pleas, 2020 presidential candidates throwing imaginary hats … Continue reading

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’twas three nights before Christmas


‘Twas three nights before Christmas, when all through the land many creatures were stirring, going home to their clan. Their bags were all packed, they were ready to ride when all of a sudden they sat down and cried. Oh … Continue reading

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the Jimmy and Rosalyn Carter holiday card collection


Following the shady corruption of power in the Nixon administration, the American people were ready for a newcomer outside the beltway of Washington, D. C. In walked Georgia Governor Jimmy Carter, a peanut farmer from Plains, who was a Sunday School teacher in … Continue reading

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the james brown holiday card collection


No, not THAT James Brown – this is my friend of many moons, Jim Brown. I first met Jim in the early 1990s when I was selling life insurance, and he was selling health insurance. He cold called on me in … Continue reading

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’twas two weeks before Christmas…


…and all through the yard only Spike and I were stirring, Pretty and Charly were inside and warm. Pretty and I like to keep the pool open in the winter, but it has a much different look from summer fun Spike keeps me … Continue reading

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thanksgiving is relative


“The oak trees were alive with color in the midst of the evergreens. Bright red and yellow leaves catching the sunlight as Daddy and I walked through the brush. The smell of the pines was fresh and all around us. … Continue reading

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when I think of Oscar, I remember…


…a day in January, 2013 when I went with him, his mother Becky, his younger brothers Dwight and George on a personal field trip to the grounds surrounding the Montgomery County public library plus the Fernland Historical site near the library. Oscar, … Continue reading

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never forget


Veteran’s Day is our day set aside to honor the men and women who serve and have served in defense of our democracy at home and abroad. This past year I did an entire series on my family’s experiences during … Continue reading

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this girl had it going on…was she calling to Get Out the Vote?


was she making calls to Get Out the Vote? Actually, not really – this girl (me) was probably calling her office from a pay phone outside the tennis courts at the Family Circle Tennis Tournament in Hilton Head, South Carolina … Continue reading

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