Memento Mori

    I recently read a BBC News post about post-death photography. (That piece can be found here, complete with photos.) The piece got me thinking about all kinds of so-called “death photographs.” The New York Times did a piece…

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Family

  This week I get to spend a few precious hours with my cousin Patty. She lives on the other coast and though we talk once in a while, we rarely get to see each other.   Family is crazy.…

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Easter Sunday

    Somewhere in the North Georgia Hills, about a jillion relatives are getting together for the annual Easter celebration. Assuming the weather is sweet, there will be a softball game and a gi-normous egg hunt. And no matter what…

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Miss Vera

    On this date in 1907, Vera Owen Bridges was born. She would become a mother 21 years later. Many, many years after that, she would become a great-grandmother. My great-grandmother.   All my memories portray her as an…

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