Something New

Photo and Commentary ©2020 by Cheryl Boardman Monday, October 26, 2020 I was passing through a small town recently and stopped at their rock shop. They had a section outside where there were rough pieces of local (and also pieces from Arizona) petrified wood that they...

Keep Looking

Photo and Commentary ©2020 by Shelley Schurch Sunday, October 25, 2020 Keep looking around. That was the advice I read this week on our neighborhood blog. When you’re out and about – especially in parking lots — show that you’re alert to your surroundings; keep...

A Non-political Sign

Photo and Commentary ©2020 by Maylan Schurch Sabbath, October 24, 2020 The people in the neighborhood where Shelley and I live are very cautious about putting out political signs, especially this year when things are so divisive. But one family a few blocks away from...

The Propped Stop Sign

Photo and Commentary ©2020 by Maylan Schurch Friday, October 23, 2020 Last Sunday on a walk, Shelley called my attention to this stop sign which had fallen on hard times. As we examined it closely, we could see that its post had been snapped neatly off at ground...

That Time You Cried

Photo and Commentary ©2020 by Russell Jurgensen Thursday, October 22, 2020 This image through an Amtrak train window near Centralia got me to thinking about sad times, and the flip side when there will be no sadness. For illustration, you might remember a time when...