7/26/17 Nearly All of Western Civilization Captured in One Photo

First, thanks to Sharon Collie Northern for the writing prompt. The seemingly uninteresting photograph bears a closer look. It has just about the most important things we posses that allows us modern civilization as we know it. The ancient Greeks gave us philosophy, drama, sculpture, art, and architecture devoted to their pantheon that was inspiring,…

1/1/14 Remarkable New Year’s Eve

It wasn’t much, really. Just a few fireworks and champagne glasses with champagne for the grownups and cola for the girls and a clock set forward two hours so that it read midnight for the doubly-excited Livi and Maggie. I’m not sure if Maggie even understands the concept of the new year, but she understood…