Tall stories, gem mining, mud, and fun

She is more precious than jewels;And nothing you desire compares with her. - Proverbs 3:15 Question: What do you get when you add a remote location, a flume, a bucket-load of clay, a lot of water, tall stories, a sieve, a bunch of fun, and wildly imaginative optimism together? Answer: More mud, more fun, buckets …

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Walking Wake Forest’s North Main Street in late March (we live in such a beautiful town)

Two or three times per year, usually at the height of spring or fall, I take a walk around the historic North Main Street district in Wake Forest, Nikon DSLR in hand, looking to document the season. This year I'm a little early, mostly because I wanted my Florida niece to enjoy a beautiful North …

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some joy and sunshine from Florida…

- David and Beks at the beach this week “Look at how good and pleasing it is when families live together as one. ” — Psalm 133:1 Today I am indulging in what is essentially a gratuitous display of photographs from Miami. Naomi's eye for a great picture is in top form, and the subject …

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“Five” photos? I don’t think so! How about twelve?

I try, really. I understand that "Five photo Friday" is a thing, and it would be nice to limit today to just that, but I can't. Seriously, you be the judge. Is there any image I could have left out? To be honest, given that this week featured the arrival of "grandchild number four," I …

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Finally, a couple of days out of town (“Bern”ing up in NC)

Making our Escape! Don't get the wrong idea, we love living in North Carolina. Our neighborhood is a picture perfect community, the church here is full with people we love dearly, and Wake Forest is home in every way. However, Rebekah and I simply had to make tracks out of town at least for a …

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