Happy Birthday Mom

My mom would have turned 95 today. Not sure when this photo was taken but I think she looks like she was about 30. 

She died in 1995 at the age of 74. 

Click to enlarge.

 

 

Staring Contest

Trixie and I do this fairly often.  Gus, well he walks to the beat of a different drumstick.

They both need haircuts.

 

 

Christmas Full Moon

 I took these photos Christmas night just as the clouds were coming in.  This was the first full moon on Christmas, known as a full cold moon (the last of the year), in 38 years.   The next one on Christmas will be in 2034.  Click to enlarge.

 

 

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Happy Thanksgiving

 

Today is Thanksgiving Day here in the United States.  It is a time to reflect on things we are thankful for. Health, family and friends are at the top of the list.  I am also thankful for those who serve in our armed forces and all the first responders, some of which can’t be home with […]

 

JFK Assassinated 52 Years Ago Today

President John F. Kennedy was assassinated fifty-two years ago on this date, November 22, 1963 while in a motorcade in Dallas Texas. 

I was a freshman at Beaumont High School in St. Louis.  I had just returned to class after lunch and as Terry Mislark,  a fellow classmate, entered the classroom talking to […]

 

The Illinois Lottery Stinks to High Heaven

First, I’ll state the obvious, I don’t know all the details in this story nor do I really care about the details.  What little info I have is coming from what I read here and there. This is just my opinion and I’m entitled to it.  Every time I hear something about this story […]

 

Meanwhile, on an Ostrich…

This was my Halloween costume at the party I went to last night.

 

 

I don’t always read Jonco’s blog…

Kevin F of San Diego sends along this ditty…

Thanks Kevin

 

 

Fall Colors

After driving a couple hours on Sunday to do some aerial photography at the farm my parents once owned I got home and realized the autumn colors were prettier in my own yard and neighborhood.

 

 

Groans of the Unflown Drone

I hadn’t piloted the drone in a while, and knowing that I planned to take it out Sunday down to the farm my parents used to own, I got it out on Saturday  for a test flight in the back yard.  I charged up the batteries and hooked up the controller to my phone so […]

 
 
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