Make-a-Wish 2003

In 2003, following a year of health challenges as Rhiannon experienced bleeding in her esophagus due to her liver disease, she qualified as a Make-a-Wish recipient. Like so many of her peers, she wished for a trip to Disney World. We made our journey to Orlando in November — seven years ago this month.I thought that our pictures from that trip had all been lost when our house was burglarized (and both our computers stolen) in 2008, but this morning I found a number of images that had been s … [Read more...]

Gotta love those yellow sneakers!

Here's a picture of Rhiannon, David Crowder, Fran, and me, taken last night, just outside the Smoky Mountain Center for the Performing Arts in Franklin, NC, shortly after the David Crowder Band's concert.I'm holding a copy of Everybody Wants to Go to Heaven, But Nobody Wants to Die, the book that Crowder wrote with Michael Hogan, one of his bandmates. He, meanwhile, is holding a promotional bookmark for The Big Book of Christian Mysticism. I wish I had an actual copy of the book to give him. … [Read more...]

China

Fran and I are going through various CDs in which we've archived photos taken over the last five years, and finding a few odd treasures here and there. Here's a picture of China, who is now our oldest cat — she'll turn 19 next month.Incidentally, all the bottles on top of the chest of drawers behind her are filled with water from holy wells in Ireland. … [Read more...]


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