Pumpkin Spice Hell?

This might look like someone’s idea of heaven (probably all those who can’t wait to order their first PSL at Starbucks each fall), but to me, this is simply overkill. All these variations detract from the simple pleasure of a slice of pumpkin pie at Thanksgiving or even an occasional slice of pumpkin roll.

Rusty Growth

A couple of years ago we took a road trip which led us through the Ohio River valley, headed to a friend’s family reunion and Fourth of July celebration. On the way there we drove past this abandoned hunk of metal. It had been almost completely overtaken by Mother Nature.  Branches were growing through the cracks…

Well rounded

You will find these rounded arches at the Christopher Columbus Waterfront Park in Boston, MA. I took this photo on the first day of my first visit to Boston for a marketing conference, just a little before my feet blistered and I was no longer interested in checking out the sights. Guess I’ll have to…

An Amber Glow

I took this photo a few months back at Tradition Brewing while on an informal brewery tour in the Newport News area. This was our last stop and as we headed home these bottles might not have been the only ones glowing.    

Fall break

I may have mentioned before that I’m trying to re-establish some of the good habits I developed a couple years ago; habits that helped me lose weight and keep it off. For a while anyway. I haven’t fallen completely off the wagon or gained it all back, but it’s so easy to slip back into…