When the God’s Are Smiling

When the Gods are Smiling Sometimes, when the Gods are smiling…….. and the Stars Align Somebody very special touches your life And leaves an imprint that they may never be aware of and that you might only come to understand yourself far in the future, when once again the Gods are smiling ……….  and the… Read more »

Tough Like Jack

  I was raised in the Air Force, one son of a Sr, Chief Master Sergeant – so I grew up with tough people in uniform, people I loved and respected. Two of my uncles were policemen; another was a lifetime army combat veteran – all tough men and real heroes to a young boy…. Read more »


Rest now my fallen brother Lay soft your suffering back Rest well and forever Your memory shall not lack Rest your tired hands Wipe clean your weary brow Rest with St. Florian Your spirit now endowed Rest here your breaking heart We know you gave your all Rest easy, you’ve done your part You’ve answered… Read more »

Complexion “Radiant”

Jack contacted me wanting to know if we could help him and his wife Ann create a portrait of their daughter Lisa. As we visited, I came to understand that they had a favorite picture of Lisa in a group with other ladies, but it was captured in a poor quality computer generated color print… Read more »

Endless Possibilities

Endless Possibilities Marcie and the Boyfriend of her youth have found each other again as adults. But they are challenged by a life situation that is keeping them apart A Challenge of physical separation with no short term solution is sight. Marcie wanted to create a new story for them A story of endless possibilities… Read more »

A Special Father’s Day Surprise

Susannah wanted to create a truly unique and very thoughtful Father’s Day gift for her Husband. Her idea was to capture different pictures of the Children  Two currently separated from their Dad ….But all three very loved ….. And all resident in his heart   And surprise him with a loving – very personal & very special Portrait for his… Read more »

Baby’s Eyes

“Baby’s Eyes” My baby’s eyes! What light they hold; What wonderful hints of wealth untold; Of lands where the flowers never die,  Of tropic lands where the sunbeams lie, On diamond fields and hills of gold. My baby’s eyes! There are hints in these Of wonder-land’s glory, of sunny seas; Of ice-capped mountains and fields… Read more »

Of Happy Families & Guardian Angels

For my family, it seems to be either the kitchen table, or a camp fire – the comfortable places  where we Gather to share  funny stories about Our past growing up together, to catch up on the activities of our loved ones, and to enjoy the simple pleasure of being together as a family again.   Those… Read more »

Baby Girls

Baby Girl In Patterned Dress

 “A baby girl is one of the most beautiful miracles in life, one of the greatest joys we can ever know, and one of the reasons why there is a little extra sunshine, laughter and happiness in your world today.” –  Author Unknown    My wife and I have been blessed with five Grandchildren, four of which are little… Read more »