Cover Art: Cool Kids

Weekly Photo Challenge: Cover Art Photo Credit: Patrice Misiano Fogg This week’s challenge was to use a photo to create a mood that would illustrate the tone represented in a book, album, magazine, etc.  This photo  was taken a few years ago either in Boston or Providence and I love the casual poses, the brick wall and the graffiti that…

DP Photo Challenge: Fray

Definition of Fray (n):  a usually disorderly or protracted fight, struggle, or dispute The struggle depicted below is that of my brother attempting to escape the grips of the Atlantic Ocean while hanging onto a four year old child. -Dewey Beach, Delaware

DP Photo Challenge: Silhouette

This photo was taken at my husband’s change of command ceremony. He had just finished serving two years as a battalion commander for the Old Guard. The Old Guard is also known as the 3rd U.S. Infantry. It is the oldest active duty Infantry unit in the Army, dating back to 1784. The Old Guard is the…

DP Photo Challenge: Summer Lovin’

Our family is scattered throughout the United States so summer means a week-long family reunion at Dewey Beach, Delaware. We like to…  Fight the waves Meet new family members Hang out on the boardwalk Pretend we’re in the World Cup Squish together whenever possible  Fight more waves Say goodbye until next year… Summer Lovin‘ is the theme for…

Contrasts: Lady Victory

This gilded bronze statue of a winged Lady Victory stands atop the First Division Monument in Washington, D.C. President Calvin Coolidge dedicated the monument in 1924 to commemorate First Division members who gave their lives in World War I. It has since been updated to include the names of all First Division members from World…

Sardines

While it’s true we lived in some very cramped Army housing through the years, our four daughters did always have their own beds. They chose, however, most nights to sleep together just like this. I loved listening them giggle and tell stories in the dark each evening before they finally drifted off to sleep. When the…

A Room for Princess

Room. For a few days in March, this was my cat Princess’ favorite “room” in the house. It was the perfect size and for a good part of the day it was in the sun. An added benefit was that she was able to remain incognito and observe the comings and goings of the household without being…