Rants, Raves, and Rhetoric v4

Category: Family

  • Framing Dangers

    Hurricane Michael leveled much of Mexico Beach, which is a place I know pretty well. Spread out over my lifetime, but a rough impression is, I think, I have spent about half a year at this particular town. That would rank it third longest of places where I have lived. Several people have expressed surprise…

  • RollCall For The Helicopter Child

    The AJC had an interesting article about RollCall Safety Text, an app which automates “I’m OK” messages for loved ones. Failing to get such a message lets someone know something might be wrong. The intended audience is for kids off at college to send these to parents. There is a note near the bottom: While the app…

  • Drinking Sweet Tea

    … from a glass which my mother gave me from my grandmother’s estate. There is nothing physically valuable about it. Just simple melted silicon with maybe sulfur. (Maybe they are something friends who collect things from the 60s and 70s would like.) Found them on listed on Etsy as: Amber Yellow circle ring pattern glasses: 3 Nice…

  • Family Stories

    The adult table was the place to be growing up. I knew a story was particularly good when an adult looked at me, looked at my Mom, and my Mom asked me to leave the room AND close the door. I became pretty good at silently listening at that or another door (or the window…

  • Merry Christmas

    So far it has been a good day. My grandmother the whole family has rallied around appears to be improving. The rest of the family are doing well. Friends are scattered to the four winds to visit with family. I am content. It as been a good year. Met some awesome people Pilgrimage Reading goal…

  • Nannie Bride

    Nannie Bride, originally uploaded by nickyluvs2type. Wow. Just wow.

  • Home Again

    Had a great visit with family over the past week. I really do love my family. I ought to visit more often. After all, the point of not moving too far away was to make it EASIER to visit. Maybe I do live too far away? The extended family is all over the world and…

  • Night Fairy

    Took this tonight. I like the result. No tripod. Just steadied on a knot on the tree and relying on the image stabilization gyros.

  • Questlove Jr. Sighting

    Questlove Jr. Sighting, originally uploaded by Ezra F. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/%3Fuestlove