Posts with Pictures

My Brothers the Butchers and Me, the Clean-Up Lady

November 14, 2017

When I used to say that old nursery rhyme about the butcher, the baker, the candlestick maker, I always imagined the butcher as a beefy man with a white apron and a big knife. I never imagined then that I would one day have not one, but four family members who are butchers. Let me introduce you to my three brothers, the owners of Conrath …

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Rusk County Photo Tour

September 12, 2017

I met Liang and Sami unexpectedly while selling books at the Eau Claire Downtown Farmer’s Market. Liang, a photographer, flew his drone over the market to take pictures. When he flew over my table, the wind from his drone inadvertently knocked over all the family photos I had carefully set up for display on my table alongside the copies of Anything But Simple.  I laughed. …

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I Saw Something Interesting on my Way through Labor Day

September 5, 2017

A snake sunning itself. Rocks worn smooth by water… and shaped into ripples. The way of a man with a maid. (Especially interesting when the man happens to be my little brother.) My mom snapping photos… …and the hunched, arm-swinging posture of rock walkers. Last but not least, I enjoyed the interesting sight of a guy from my church trying parasailing for the first time. …

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