Atop Volcano Poas

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The countryside in Costa Rica is stunningly lush and green, especially during the rainy season. But my most significant appreciation of Costa Rica's topography came from a visit to Mount Poas, an extinct volcano. We arrived in the evening after a long drive up winding dirt roads. During the trek up we had stopped briefly … Continue reading Atop Volcano Poas

Hey Google, This May Be Why People Are Ad Blocking

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I don't want to block all ads, quite a few of my friends have ads on their websites, and I want to support them. But, Google, I think you should know why people are ad blocking. Or at least a few of the reasons. I tend to use Google for many of my online searches, primarily … Continue reading Hey Google, This May Be Why People Are Ad Blocking

Years Ago

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Standing at the kitchen counter, I turn to glance out the window. There you are, outside in the sunshine, working on your car. My mind spins back 31 years to just before we met... Standing in my living room, I turn to glance out the window. There you are, outside in the sunshine, throwing baseballs. … Continue reading Years Ago

A First Memorable Moment

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I have accepted an invitation from Joelle to participate in her very cool monthly writing prompt. This month we have been asked to write 120 words about  "Your Most Memorable Moment."  One particular moment comes to mind and although it's not my most memorable it ranks pretty high up there. Here we go. An old and … Continue reading A First Memorable Moment

I Wish To Be…

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I love photography but am a terrible photographer. Figures, right? I just don't seem to have the right eye for creating a good photo. However, not to be deterred by a lack of talent I keep myself busy snapping away on my iPhone. Unfortunately, though, I have a particular love of macro flower photography, but … Continue reading I Wish To Be…

Jinx’s Wish

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My younger daughter's cat, Jinx, had started hanging around downstairs in the basement apt although my daughters and I live on the upper floors of our house. But we, ( and I think her too, secretly), really wanted her to spend more time with us again. So we went on a campaign to reassure Jinx that upstairs … Continue reading Jinx’s Wish

The Road Taken One Evening

A few photos that my daughter, @samanthaleighwilson, took of the sun setting on "The Road Taken" when she walked home one evening. The Road Taken