Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #222: The Mountains are Calling

You know, it does help to live in a place with mountains on all sides, like we do in Western Washington.  To the West are the Olympic Mountains. This photo was taken years ago, from the deck of a Washington State Ferry, just shy of the Kingston Ferry dock on Puget Sound. To the East …

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God Bless America, the Beautiful, on Independence Day

Here is my tribute to America, the Greatest Country ever devised by humanity in all its recorded history.  This Independence Day, each and every American should be celebrating the founding of a nation founded on a great idea, that All Men Are Created Equal, by their God, with the Unalienable Rights to Life, Liberty, and …

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Lens Artists Photo challenge #122: The Sun Will Come Out Tomorrow

I have always been an individual optimist.  When I was is psychology graduate school, I read in one of my textbooks a phrase which has carried me through many trials and tribulations in life.  A famous psychologist said: When things look bad, and getting worse, "The world will not come to an end if..." should …

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A Spring Trip to Colorado

Last month, we flew to Denver for a Hillsdale College National Leadership Seminar.  The subject was Churchill, and how his life and accomplishments are relevant to us today.  We listened to many great speakers, and met fellow Hillsdale supporters.  Here is what we saw from our hotel room when we woke up the first day …

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