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The Great Vacationless Class, by Beverly Hicks Burch

“By and large, mothers and housewives are the only workers who do not have regular time off. They are the great vacationless class.” ~ Anne Morrow Lindbergh ~ This morning while I was in the kitchen fixing Tall & Handsome a cup of coffee for his second birthday in less than a week, he quietly… Continue reading The Great Vacationless Class, by Beverly Hicks Burch

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Without the Rain, There Would Be No Rainbows, by Beverly Hicks Burch

“And when it rains on your parade, look up rather than down. Without the rain, there would be no rainbows.” ~ G. K. Chesterton ~ southern indica ‘Formosa’ This past weekend we had rain. No, really…it rained. Sunday in particular. Most people bemoan rain, but I adore a good rainy day. My Aunt LaRue was… Continue reading Without the Rain, There Would Be No Rainbows, by Beverly Hicks Burch

Anniversaries, Aunt LaRue, Boston Marathon Bombing April 15 2013, Columbine Shooting April 20 1999, James 4:1-2, Oklahoma City Bombing April 19 1995, Oklahoma City Memorial, Photography, Picture of the Day, Quote of the Day, Travel, Virginia Tech Shooting April 16 2007, Waco Siege April 19 1993

Empty Chairs, by Beverly Hicks Burch

“…This chair, this empty chair where you belong, right in front of me once again, I miss you. “ ~ Alex ~ Reflecting Pool and Gate of Time, a memorial marking the time of the bombing – 9:03 AM April 19, 1999 Each chair represents an empty chair at the dinner table in the homes… Continue reading Empty Chairs, by Beverly Hicks Burch

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The Sky is the Daily Bread of My Eyes, by Beverly Hicks Burch

"The sky is the daily bread of my eyes.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson ~ I was conflicted today. The sky is truly the daily bread on my life and probably your life also. But, as Konrad Adenauer said, “We all live under the same sky, but we don’t all have the same horizons.” Can anything… Continue reading The Sky is the Daily Bread of My Eyes, by Beverly Hicks Burch

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The End of the World, by Beverly Hicks Burch

“What the caterpillar calls the end of the world, the Master calls a butterfly.” ~ Richard Bach ~ I have a treasure trove of pictures dating back more years than I care to count…long before the word “digital” was even thought about. Many were taken with a SRL 35mm Pentax I owned at the time… Continue reading The End of the World, by Beverly Hicks Burch

Aunt LaRue, Beach Pictures, Disability, Harbour Town Lighthouse, Hilton Head Island, Lighthouses, Live Like You Were Dying, Photography, Picture of the Day, Road Trip, South, South Carolina, Tall & Handsome, The South, Travel, Traveling with disabilities

Colors at the Beach, by Beverly Hicks Burch

There are certain rewards to climbing 114 stairs to the top of a lighthouse…the view being at the top of the list. To many of you those 114 steps may not seem to be a big deal, but for me it was a milestone and major accomplishment. For, you see I am disabled. I have… Continue reading Colors at the Beach, by Beverly Hicks Burch

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This Too Shall Pass, by Beverly Hicks Burch

The very last words I heard her speak were, “I love you, baby.” That was just over a week ago. Those will be the last words I will ever hear my aunt speak. I cannot tell you how thankful I am those are the last word I heard from her and the very last words… Continue reading This Too Shall Pass, by Beverly Hicks Burch