Sanctum

Growing up a vanilla Methodist, the word sanctuary simply meant that place in church where the minister would drone on and on forever. It’s where I sang in the choir – a mostly social event for me – took communion, and sat on hard benches waiting for the day when I could make my own … More Sanctum

Redhead

Oviedo, FL: For about 45 minutes yesterday it was as if I lived in an aviary. There were birds swooping and chirping all over my backyard. Cardinals, blue jays, doves, some others I couldn’t readily identify and this beauty. The sun is behind her so she’s in a little bit of shadow, but you can … More Redhead

Rooftop fliers

There is skill involved in this kite festival. On this day people of all ages┬ápurchase inexpensive paper kites, lots of them, and at least one roll of kite string embedded with glass. You can’t feel the glass when you run your fingers along it, but when it’s in the air with the force of the … More Rooftop fliers